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Haibike sDuro HardLife SL Ladies 27.5 2016 Yamaha

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The Haibike sDuro HardLife SL 2016 Ladies eBike is now sold out for the year. Please click here for latest stock bikes.

Who is this bike suitable for?

With 100mm of travel, this hardtail electric bike for 2016 is the entry level model within the Haibike sDuro range. The HardLife SL 2016 eBike is built on more entry level components without compromising quality. It is designed for the eMTB'er who wishes to take on some of the local trails. It is suitable for XC / Trail use. Now with refinements for ladies with specific geometry!

As a keen e-bike rider I have been waiting a long time for a ladies mountain e-bike. I feel this bike was built for me, the handle bars are in the perfect position, the seat is reasonably comfortable. Wow FINALLY a ladies e-bike that looks and feels awesome.

New Features

To complement the sDuro HardSeven SL, new for 2016 we see a new ladies specific variant - The sDuro HardLife SL!

Not sure the gents will agree on the name, the Germans decided on this one, so we follow suit. 

Ladies do you have a HardLife? Well it's about to get easier with this new sDuro electric mountain bike. 

Forget the hills, this tough part of the ride is eased up somewhat with new eAssitance from the Yamaha system.

This eMTB features the the new revolutionary 27.5" (650B) wheel size which takes all the benefits of both 26" & 29" and squeezes them into the ultimate hardtail.

Deore Mech on 2016 sDuro HardLifeSL

Like the HardSeven SL, the HardLife see's a full Shimano Deore 10 speed drivetrain, this is a good upgrade over the 9 speed and offers more versatility with it's 11-36t ratios. The 10 speed gearing brings it in line with the current market and means that you have a electric mountain bike with a full range both up and down hill.  

The 2016 sDuro HardLife SL features a Suntour 100mm front suspension fork with dual lockout so the riders energy can be conserved whilst climbing or on less bumpy terrain. A must for riders looking to cover mixed terrain.

Tektro Auriga Disc Brakes on Haibike sDuro HardLife SL

The 27.5" wheels are made up of XLC disc hubs which are quick release front and rear, these are laced onto Rodi disc specific alloy double wall rims and Sapim double butted spokes. A strong but lightweight wheelset, perfect for your everyday biker!

On the 2016 sDuro HardLife SL we see the Tektro hydraulic disc brakes front and rear with larger 180mm rotors for increased stopping power.

Although the entry level model sDuro, Haibike have managed to squeeze a decent set of Schwalbe Rapid Rob tyres into the equation. 

These tyres offer decent off road grip but don't pick up too much resistance on tarmac or hard pack terrain. 

Although we call this model the entry level bike within the Haibike sDuro range, it's actually pretty well equipped. 

All in all the new Haibike HardLife 2016 model is certainly a eBike not to be reckoned with in terms of its affordable price ticket and the components used. A German built bike with the Yamaha crank drive motor, all for under £2K? You decide!

Now available in this ladies specific variant with refined geometry, shorter bars & vibrant colour, it's going to be popular!

2016 Yamaha eBike System on Haibike sDuro eBikes

Yamaha eBike System

The new Haibike sDuro HardLife SL is powered by the latest Yamaha electric bike system. Haibike has partnered with Yamaha to bring a brand new line of sDuro eBikes, this powerful 250w motor offers up to 280% assistance and peaks at 80Nm of torque.

The power curve comes in early and is responsive as soon as you touch the pedals. The new assistance is set in 4 levels for 2016 - 'Eco+', 'Eco', 'Standard' & 'High'. This allows the user to fine tune the amount of assistance required during the ride offering complete flexibility and control.

The 2016 Yamaha system uses a 400Wh battery, now with an assisted range of up to 90 miles due to the new Eco+ assistance mode. The Haibike sDuro Hard Life SL 2016 eBike is offered with the largest 400Wh Yamaha battery to give a full day's ride time. 

The Yamaha eBike battery can be quickly recharged in a matter of hours and the new LCD display shows not just how much capacity the battery holds but also the predicted range in assisted miles. The charger now boasts an even smaller shell for 2016.

You can learn more / read reviews of the Yamaha eBike system on our blog pages. 

Whats included?


This bike comes fully set-up by our workshop technicians. You can be sure that every aspect of the eBike has been dialled in for optimum performance. All our electric bikes arrive with a user manual, keys, charger & free follow up service within 3 months.

Support on the Haibike sDuro HardLife SL 2016

Our electric bikes also include a 5yr warranty on the frame, 2yr warranty on all the electrics & 1yr warranty on the components. In the event of a problem, we handle all warranty claims in-house. We can also offer remote worldwide support.

E-bikeshop is a UK Yamaha Electric Bike Service Center and our in house workshop is now exclusively reserved for our own eBike customers. We also have parts / spares to hand should they be required.

*Range is dependant on many factors inc rider weight, wind, hills, terrain etc. For a better estimate, please use our range calculator. 

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General Bike Specifications


Alu 6061, Hydro Formed, Yamaha Gravity Casting Interface


Suntour XC-R RL, Lockout, 100mm Tapered

Rear Shock



Tektro Auriga 180mm


Shimano Deore Trigger 10 Speed

Rear Mech

Shimano Deore Shadow 10 Speed


Shimano HG50, 11-36 Teeth, 10-Speed


KMC X10e 10 Speed


XLC EVO Quick Release Hubs on Rodi FW Disc Rims


Schwalbe Rapid Rob Performance 27.5x2.25


sDuro ePerformance Lowriser Alloy


sDuro Alu, A-Head 1 1/8" 31.8


FSA no. 57, A-Head, semi-integrated


sDuro Alloy 31.6mm


Selle Royal Sirio


21.1 kg

Electric Bike Specifications


Yamaha Lithium Ionen 36 Volt, 400 Wh, with BMS Management


Yamaha multifunctional display with walk assistance


Yamaha Crank Drive 36V 250 Watt. 50 - 280% Assist, 80Nm


40-100 miles of power assisted range, depending on terrain

Further Information


The most frequently asked questions on this eBike -

These questions relate to this bike. You can find a full F.A.Q on general eBike & website questions by clicking here.

What sizes is this bike available in?
The Haibike sDuro HardLife SL 2016 is available in frame sizes - SOLD OUT.

Is this bike in stock now?
The stock status is shown at the top of this page next to the price. If the stock level is shown as 'Pre-Order' this means it is a new model arriving soon, you can see an expected date at the top of each bike description.

Are there any colour options?
No, the sDuro HardLife SL 2016 bike is only available in the colour shown.

Where can I find a geometry chart of this bike?
You can find the geometry chart of each bike by clicking on the 'Downloads' tab of each bike.

Where is this bike made?

Can I try the bike before I buy?
Yes of course, you can visit, we can talk you through your riding style and requirements and offer expert advice as to which model to select. We will be able to advise particular eBikes and talk them through in more detail. We also give you the opportunity to ride crank drive bikes so you can get a feel for them prior to purchase. 

At e-bikeshop we work by appointment only, so we can talk to each customer on an individual basis to give the best advice possible. If you like the bike, you have the option to take it away there and then with any accessories selected fitted and a full fitting session on the bike itself. We ask you to go for a short ride on the bike to make sure you are happy with the setup and also able to answer any operational questions you may have. 

If you cannot find the answer you are looking for, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Remember you can find a full F.A.Q on general electric bike & website questions by clicking here.

The following links will open PDF files in a new tab -


Yamaha eBike System Overview - Yamaha eBike System Overview

Yamaha eBike Review - Yamaha Electric Bike System Review

Winora Bike Manual - Winora Group eBike Manual

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