It must be stated that the devoted eBike manufacturer, Haibike, has now no longer been recognized for its aesthetically alluring eMTBs in recent years. That modified this 12 months with the creation of the Haibike Lyke, a 140mm journey eMTB powered via means of the Fazua Ride 60 Motor. While now no longer the lightest mid-degree help eBike at the market, it within reason competitive, with the Lyke SE version weighing a claimed 18.five kg in a length big. That runs on a 430 Wh battery, with the choice to feature a 210 Wh variety extender that might supply a maximum capability of 640 Wh. With its current geometry and an access degree charge of £five,699, the Haibike Lyke is without a doubt really well worth a 2nd appearance.
The Porsche-owned Fazua Motor Technology is slowly however actually making its manner onto increasingly eBikes of the lightweight, mid-degree help category, extra lately doping up at the Focus JAM² SL, NOX Epium and Pivot Shuttle SL eMTBs. While the ones Trail eBikes function the Fazua Ride 60 Motor thru the downtube, the Haibike Lyke reorients it such that it factors upwards into the seat tube.
The Haibike Lyke SE version retails at £eight,799 with additives from Fox, Shimano and Mavic
Bike: Haibike Lyke eMTB specification
Fork Travel: 140mm
Rear Wheel Travel: 140mm
Wheel Size: 29″
Frame Material: Carbon
Motor: Fazua Ride 60
Main Battery: 430 Wh
Range Extender: 210 Wh
Claimed Weight: 40.79 pounds. (Lyke SE in Size Large)
Maximum Permitted System Weight: a hundred and twenty kg
Starting Price: £five,699
Haibike had been capable of configuring the pressure unit on this way to the bendy connection among the Ride 60 Motor and its 430 Wh battery. The gain appears to be that Haibike had been capable of functioning the battery decrease in the downtube, centering the burden in the direction of the lowest bracket, something with a view to in all likelihood make for an extra natural-coping with eBike. And, the orientation of the motor method means that, so one can eliminate the battery, you don’t additionally ought to eliminate the motor itself, as is the case at the Pivot Shuttle SL. The battery at the NOX Epium and Focus JAM² SL eBikes is detachable through a big door on the bottom of the downtube; in the case of the Haibike Lyke, the battery slides into and out of the downtube through a miles smaller door wherein the downtube and BB meet.
The gadget itself weighs simply 4.2 kg and gives you, because the call might suggest, a maximum torque of 60 Nm. It gives 3 trip modes; breeze, river and rocket, with an extra stroll mode to assist the proprietor push the bike uphill while the terrain becomes too steep even for an eBike.
The Haibike Lyke gives you 140mm of rear wheel journey through a four-bar suspension linkage with the surprise established horizontally in the the front triangle, leaving lots of room for a water bottle to take a seat down at the downtube
Matthias Rueckerl, Global emblem supervisor at Haibike stated: “The LYKE is evidence of HAIBIKE’s consistent pressure to push the limits of innovation. With the improvement centred on weight, coping with and design, in mixture with a detachable battery gadget, we created a completely unique and unprecedented concept”.
The Lyke receives a totally robust-searching chainstay protector; the rear brake hose exits the chainstay and is guided as much as the seat live via way of means of multiple publications that appearance to be tightly controlling the attitude at which the hose connects to the calliper
On all models, which includes the Lyke 10 pictured here, cables and the rear brake hose are routed thru the headset, coming into through the headset pinnacle cap
Despite the upright positioning of the motor within the seat tube, the latter nonetheless is available at an affordable duration (for an eBike) at 440mm in the length medium. Haibike say the Lyke’s geometry lends itself to the absence of the front-give up rise, providing a comfortable but relatively green uphill driving function. It rolls on a 29″ wheelset with a 65° head tube attitude and boasts a steep powerful seat tube attitude of 77.3° paired with a rear-centre duration of 450mm; this is constant throughout the scale variety. The Lyke is to be had in sizes Small, Medium, Large and XL, with attain figures of 424mm, 452mm, 479mm and 506mm, respectively.
Pricing & Availability
Haibike Lyke 10
The Haibike Lyke eBike is to be had at 3 charge factors, all boasting a whole carbon frameset and the Fazua Ride 60 Motor with the 430 Wh battery. Pricing begins off evolved at £five,699 for the Lyke 10 in the Leather/Orange colorway; that cash receives you a Rockshox Lyrik Select fork, a Rockshox Deluxe Select+ surprise, a SRAM SX/NX 12s drivetrain, Shimano M6120 Brakes, a WTB ST i30 Wheelset and 2.4″ Schwalbe Wicked Will EVO tires.
Haibike Lyke eleven
The Lyke eleven retails at £6,599, and springs with the Carbon/Sand/Lime colorway. Component enhancements encompass a Fox 36 Performance Fork, a Fox Float Performance DPS EVOL, Shimano Deore XT Brakes, a Shimano Deore XT/SLX 12s Drivetrain, a Mavic E-Crossmax XL wheelset and Maxxis Dissector tires. This one weighs a claimed 18.eight kg in a Size Large.
Haibike Lyke SE
The pinnacle-give up Haibike Lyke SE will set you back £eight,799; it receives the Navy/Bronze colorway. Highlight additives encompass a Fox 36 Float Factory Fork, a Fox Float X Factory Shock, Shimano XTR 4-piston brakes, Shimano Deore XTR 12s drivetrain, a Fox Transfer dropper seat post, Maxxis Dissector tires and Mavic E-Crossmax XL Carbon wheelset.
Sources : haibike.com / Bikerumor by Jessie-May Morgan