Haibike XDURO FatSix is relatively pricey compared to Haibike’s other electric models, thus it delivers a better riding experience with even more performance and specs than others. It actually is equipped with a couple of things that are unique in the world market of electric, fat style bikes. The first one is premium mid-drive motor system, that delivers more power and efficiency in snow or sand as well as a lightweight air suspension fork with a remote lockout. The frame on this bike is well-designed in order to accommodate these wide 4” fat tires (Schwalbe Jumbo Jims), and you also have a variation of available three sizes you can choose from. Standing over the bike on uneven terrains is very easy and comfortable due to its step-down top tube. It has 10 gears for you to choose from, making riding the bike easier on hills, flats and off-road. Front, as well as rear wheels feature thru-axles, which are sturdier and stiffer than ordinary skewer axles, making managing high forces of large tires on rough terrain significantly better. Overall, Haibike XDURO FatSix is an excellent premium electric fat bike, that is full of power and is incredibly durable. With FatSix, you can reach 20-mph as easily as its trail oriented e-Bikes from Haibike that are equipped with smaller tubes. The motor on all of the mentioned bikes, deliver 350-watts of power, which is more than enough. As already stated, efficiency and power in this model is excellent, and some other advantages are that it keeps the weight low and centered on the bike’s frame, which is crucial for stability when riding off-road, plus it makes servicing the wheels and tires even easier. This model is very compact and fits in the car or pickup bed easily, but it would be better if you remove one or both wheels, because they take are relatively wide. The battery, which is 36-volt 11-amp hour Lithium-ion, which is lightweight and reasonably durable, delivering more than 1,000+ charge cycles if you properly take care of it. Of course, it is removable to be easily charged.
- ✔ Mid-Mounted Geared Motor
- ✔ TOP SPEED: 20 mph (32 kph)
Haibike SDURO HardSeven is the most affordable model in the exceptional Haibike lineup. It looks amazing thanks to its exciting paint scheme with a fabulously matching fork, grips and saddle, and the frame itself. It has hydraulic disc rakes with 180mm rotors, that are just perfect. Instead of a heavy oil-filled suspension fork, this model has an air fork with remote lockout and rebound adjust. You will certainly enjoy the simplicity of the LED console, and some extra pounds on the suspension fork are just not worth noting. This particular model has the same battery and motor as its more expensive models’ SL and RC. It offers a quick release wheelset, which is a thing to definitely love, and also the purpose-built frames, internal wire routing and a plastic replaceable plate protecting the motor. If you are looking for a bike that will be your companion to ride it to work or around the college campus, then Haibike SDURO HardSeven is certainly the best choice for you, coming with all these amazing features, specifications, and an affordable price tag. The motor is low and center, that is very well-protected, and operates on speed, cadence and torque in order to work quickly and efficiently. If you are more of a downhill person, this Haibike model will definitely amaze you with its possibilities and agility, taking very little effort to steer it. Moreover, Haibike SDURO HardSeven is the agilest one out of Haibike models as well as other competitors. It does not matter how tight the turns are, the SDURO will take them as if it was just a regular rail. This model shows tendency towards twitchiness at high speeds, and its incredibly compact geometry and high stand-over height are just on point of being excellent. Reviewers have claimed that the suspension is noteworthy in this model, filtering out every single bump and delivering an extremely comfortable ride. Its bars are reasonably wide, the stem is not too large, and the Kind Shock dropper post provides just enough drop. Tires definitely suit the bike with their anemic profile, so the handling of the bike is at the high level. Even if the trails get really tough, you will not have any difficulties riding your bike.
- ✔ MOTOR BRAND: Yamaha
- ✔ CHARGE TIME: 4.5 hours
Haibike Trekking XDURO could be easily considered as the best electric bike not only from Haibike but from several competitors also. Compared to other Haibike models that are highly powerful and sturdy off-road electric bikes, this particular model functions best for the touring and traveling purposes. The package comes with almost every accessory that is needed for nighttime rides, bad weather conditions, and cargo transport. Even more, there is a small hand-pump attached to the rear rack for your maximum convenience. It definitely is an amazing bike due to its unbelievable range, uphill capability, and support that is provided by Currie Technologies. It is powered by Gen2 Bosch Centerdrive Motor, delivering up to 350-watts of power. One of the biggest advantages of this, as well as other Haibike e-Bikes, is that maintenance and service on the wheels are handled as it was just a regular bike. The motor itself is equipped with smart technology, and switching gears will not wear or mash the chain and the cassette. As some customers claimed, it is slightly louder than some of its competitors, but this truly depends on the surroundings and terrain, and it is definitely not that loud. XDURO Trekking comes with a 36-volt 11-amp hour Lithium-ion battery, which is very lightweight and incredibly durable, which you can very easily remove for charging or taking several of them during long rides. The manufacturer company says that the full charge can last for 30-40 miles, but I assure you that it will go much further. You will get even more range than that if you alter the gears and frequently use pedal assist. The battery has a cool LED display on the side, where you will be able to check your battery level, even when the bike is off.
- ✔ BATTERY VOLTAGE: 36 volts
- ✔ BATTERY BRAND: Samsung