Bike & E-Bike Tests 2016 | test winner | Kalkhoff Bikes
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First, first, first again – Kalkhoff bike & e-bike tests 2016

Which drive is the most powerful? Which e-bike achieves the longest range? Which bike for which trip? The leading specialist magazines ElektroRad, Electrobike, e-bike and ExtraEnergy exhaustively tested the Kalkhoff bikes in the course of their tests, evaluating all aspects. Two thumbs up for:

 

  • the long range ✔
  • the balanced ride characteristics of the Impulse Evo ✔
  • the high-quality components ✔
  • the high level of braking performance ✔
  • the multi-function displayung ✔

Kalkhoff is continuing to step on the gas in the new season 2017 and has further developed its product range accordingly.

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Very stiff frame, long range and powerful drive – the Pedelec magazine "e-bike" was impressed with the Kalkhoff Integrale 10.

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The consumer magazine "Stiftung Warentest" awarded the Kalkhoff Agattu Impulse 8 HS the verdict "Good" (2.5) in its test. A total of 15 electric bikes were tested: 7x "Good", 3x "Satisfactory" and 5x "Inadequate"...

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The specialist magazine ElektroRad tested six bikes: 1x "outstanding", 3x "very good" and 2x "good". 

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In the big FOCUS e-bike test, the Kalkhoff Integrale 10 was rated as one of the best e-trekking bikes. 

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"Fitted with ideal components for every day, low-maintenance, comfortable with accurate tracking" – e-bike magazine tested eight low-step-through models and awarded the Kalkhoff Agattu Impulse 8 HS a 2.2 rating. ...

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The news magazine FOCUS tested city bikes in its big e-bike test and praised the Tasman Classic 8 for its smooth running, design and technical components.

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The agile Sahel Compact scored a rating of "Good" in the "Compact" category of the big FOCUS e-bike test. 

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The jury of the renowned design award was impressed by the Kalkhoff Integrale LTD White.

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Read more about our new software update for the Impulse 2.0 drive system.

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The Kalkhoff Include was the only Pedelec to break through the 100 km range barrier in the ExtraEnergy bike test. 

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The test riders in the ExtraEnergy test particularly praised the long range and assist system and the successful integration of the motor and battery.

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aktiv Radfahren tested 26 bikes: 4x "outstanding", 19x "very good", 2x "good" and 1x "satisfactory".

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The Kalkhoff Integrale Ltd is the Urban E-Bike of the year and the Endeavour 8 earned third place in the "bikes" category. 

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Very good result for Kalkhoff Sahel Compact. ElektroRad tested four bikes with the result "very good" and one with "good". 

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The specialist magazine aktiv Radfahren awarded the Kalkhoff Voyager CR 30 the test verdict "good".

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"Very good" test rating for the Endeavour 14! The specialist magazine aktiv Radfahren was delighted with the design, high-end components and high agility of the bike.

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aktiv Radfahren was delighted with the many design details of the Kalkhoff City Classic 7R.

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The magazine CYCLE praised the Integrale 10.  

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Best Buy: aktiv Radfahren magazine gives the Image 30 the thumbs up thanks to its stable, comfortable design.   

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"Even on steep forest tracks it remains stable and steers straight ahead," says aktiv Radfahren in praise of the Kalkhoff Connect Lady.

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Readers of the specialist magazine e-bike voted Kalkhoff as one of the best e-bike brands in Germany. More details. 

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ElektroBike rates the Kalkhoff Endeavour Impulse S11 Premium "very good".

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The Kalkhoff Endeavour Lite XT received an excellent test verdict in the test conducted by aktiv Radfahren magazine.

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"The magazine e-bike rated the Kalkhoff Sahel Impulse 8R "good" in the low step-through test.

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Test 18.08.2015

Smooth coasting bike

The magazine "ElektroRad" awards the Kalkhoff Groove F7 a "very good" rating and "Best Buy".

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e-bike magazine awarded the Kalkhoff Pro Connect X27 a test rating of "Good".

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The Kalkhoff Agattu Premium Impulse 8 was awarded a "Very Good" rating in the test conducted by "ExtraEnergy" magazine.

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The S-pedelec Endeavour Impulse S11 Premium from Kalkhoff was test winner in the Business category.

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The magazine ElektroBike rated the Kalkhoff Sahel Compact Impulse 8R "very good".

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The magazine ElektroBike rated the Kalkhoff Tasman Classic Impulse 8R with retro look "very good".

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Fahrrad News magazine tested the Sahel Compact Impulse and praised its compactness. 

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The Agattu Premium Impulse scored 1.4 in the biggest e-bike test in Europe, carried out by ElektroRad.

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The Kalkhoff Endeavour was rated "Very good" in the test conducted by "aktiv Radfahren" magazine. 

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The Kalkhoff Image XXL was rated as "Outstanding" in the test conducted by "aktiv Radfahren" magazine.

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The magazine Trekkingbike rated the Kalkhoff Image XXL 30-speed "very good" in its test, and described it as a real bargain.

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The Kalkhoff Compact Impulse 8R was rated as “very good” in the huge ExtraEnergy summer test.

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Test 06.05.2014

What a range!

The testers from the well-known ExtraEnergy testing institute rated the Tasman Classic Impulse 8R as “very good” in its annual spring test.

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The well-known testing institute ExtraEnergy chose the S-Pedelec 45 km/h as its test winner in its annual spring test, awarding it an unbelievable 10 out of 10 points.

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The well-known testing institute ExtraEnergy rated the Agattu Impulse 8R HS as “very good” in its annual spring test.

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Further and faster with Impulse Evo

Verdict of the pedelec tests: almost all of our e-bikes were rated "Very Good". Coincidence? Absolutely not! All the features we include are of the highest quality and we aim to cater for as many of our customers' requirements as we possibly can. The new Impulse Evo boasts a powerful battery and high-performance motor. The assistance comes in gently, resulting in a ride with a natural feel. The torque has even increased to up to 80 Nm and the range to up to 205 km.* 


Long service life of components

The components used on our e-bikes also include gears from the world's largest manufacturer, Shimano, as well as SRAM. Another winning component is the Concept EX Pro LED front light which has been developed exclusively for us and boasts an output of 80 lux. Our product developers ensure that all components are developed with particular attention to a long service life and precise functioning. The results from the 2016 e-bike tests thus flow directly into the ongoing development of our existing bikes and new bikes.

Read through the 2016 e-bike tests below and choose the pedelec that best suits your touring requirements. You will learn more about reliable drives, short battery charging times and high-quality components.

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