First Ride: 2021 Haibike ALL Mtn 7 Trail Bike
2021 Haibike ALL Mtn 7 Trail Bike
By Tony Donaldson
It has 160mm of travel, front and rear, and a 29″ wheel up front and 27.5″ rear. Haibike have pushed their geometry forward significantly. Increasing the seat tube angle to 76.3 degrees will give greater uphill climbing comfort. They also lengthened the reach to 461mm (large) which means stability and space on fast descents.
The battery is new for Yamaha, a big 600Wh battery that’s integrated into the down tube. The PW-X2 motor is the new generation that features 80Nm of torque, support for much higher cadence, and a new automatic mode that seamlessly shifts between modes based on rider input torque. We’ve spent time on that setting, and we like it a lot. It’s similar to Bosch’s eMTB mode, but it’s located outside of Yamaha’s other modes, so riders still have the option of all the traditional modes, from Eco to EX-PW.
WHO IT’S MADE FOR
The All Mountain 7 has a wide usage range. It can be used as a relaxed trail cruiser or an aggressive all-mountain machine. It has a clean simple integrated look with a very reliable motor. It will appeal to progressive/aggressive riders as well as…