Words and photos: Steve Jones
Shape and Purpose
This small company based north of the Alps in France make a range of e-bikes from urban, through trail mtb to the Moustache Samedi Down, their downhill style e-mtb. Its impressive angles and styling caught our eye as much as the amount of travel on offer.
Adjustable from 170mm through to 190mm travel the bike weighs in at 52lb and offering some serious attacking potential. As the website says it greatly opens up opportunities and places normally confined to gondolas, uplift and downhill bikes and yet a bike that can transfer like a cross-country bike.
What surprised us the most was the stability and poise on pretty big jumps, its knack of nailing crazy technical climbs and general surefootedness all-round.