HAIBIKE SDURO DEBUTS
The XDURO gets a brother: the Haibike SDURO. The new line features a new YAMAHA drive unit, which is exclusively introduced through Haibike. The SDURO becomes an instant success thanks to its handling characteristics, reliability and the price-performance ratio. The SDURO HardNine SL is voted the most popular eBike in the German bicycle market in its first year. The YAMAHA PW drive unit is voted second most important by retailers.
THE FIRST eMTB WITH ELECTRONIC SUSPENSION CONTROL
Haibike is the first manufacturer to utilize the electronics to control suspension and introduces two SDURO models with electronic suspension control. With this new innovation Haibike opens the door to a new world of electronic assist systems.
FIRST GERMAN eMTB CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE ON A SDURO
One day after its reveal in Schweinfurt, the SDURO wins the title in the inaugural German eMTB championship in Bad Säckingen. The 17 year-old Max Brandle wins the championship with a one minute lead ahead of the runner-up.
FIRST CARBON eFULLY
At Eurobike 2014 Haibike introduces many new highlights: most notably the first Carbon-eFully with center drive. Three models mark the beginning of the carbon era in the eBike market and once again confirm Haibike is the pioneer. The eFatbike “FatSix” is also introduced.
HAIBIKE RECEIVES FIVE iF AWARDS AT A TIME
A first in history: Haibike is presented one of the most renowned international design awards, the iF Award, five times. This includes three ePerformance and two Performance bikes. This is the first time a single manufacturer wins so many awards at one time.
THE XDURO FS VOTED “eBIKE OF THE YEAR” IN THE USA
Haibike makes history in the motherland of all mountain bikes. The new “eBike of the Year“ award goes to Haibike at Interbike. The award is presented by none other than Gary Fisher, the king of mountain biking. In his speech he calls eBikes the “Next Big Thing.“
READERS VOTE THE NDURO PRO INTRO 2ND PLACE FOR “MOUNTAIN BIKE OF THE YEAR“
In the annual poll for “Mountain Bike of the Year,“ by MountainBike magazine, the Haibike XDURO Nduro Pro is voted second place by readers. As the only eMTB in the running, the readers send a strong signal for ePerformance and surprise the entire industry.
HAIBIKE INTEGRATES MOTOR AND BATTERY
Haibike integrates the Bosch system components into the frame decreasing the optical size of the motor by 38%. The battery is formally and technically integrated as well. Haibike strives for a concept of “visible integration”: all character defining components are optically integrated, but stay visible as shaping features.