The bike magazine aktiv Radfahren was impressed by the charm and riding experience offered by the Kalkhoff City Classic and gave it a "Good" test rating. It was particularly praised for its many coordinated retro details, such as the curved gooseneck or the brown saddle, balloon tyres and leather-look handlebar grips. The ride performance and the fact that getting on the bike is a pleasant experience were also highlighted. It also scored highly for:
- The easy-to-use 7-speed gear hub
- The retro lamp with modern LED technology
- The ergonomic fin grips
Verdict: "An elegant coasting bike with a nostalgic look,it’s great for riding in the city and over short distances, and provides an enjoyable riding experience."
15 city bikes were tested in total, with 10 rated as "Very Good" and five rated as "Good".
The complete test report can be found in the 1-2/2017 issue of aktiv Radfahren. Try out the Kalkhoff City Classic yourself now at a dealer near you.
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