Safe to ride, highly ergonomic and an elegant appearance – aktiv Radfahren rated the Kalkhoff Image 30 as "Very Good". The cycling magazine sang the praises of the outstanding ergonomics of the handlebars, handlebar grips and brake levers. Likewise, the bikes suitability for touring and everyday use were well appreciated: especially the pannier rack with its lower pannier hook rail, the securely attached mudguards and the lighting system. There was also a thumbs up for:
- the hydraulic brakes
- the large gear ratio range and
- the comfortable suspension fork and suspension seatpost.
Verdict: "Perfect for cycling enthusiasts, an impressive top-selling model, Best Buy 2016."
Five bikes were tested: 4x "very good" and 1x "good". You can read the full article in the 11-12/2015 edition of aktiv Radfahren.
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