The magazine ElektroRad tested the new 2015 e-bike models in its e-bike special issue "Einsteiger Spezial". One of these was the Kalkhoff Groove F7, which was not only rated "very good" in the Economy category, but was also awarded a "Best Buy". The testers were particularly impressed by the high-quality componentry with high levels of comfort, and the good riding performance: "This elegant bike offers very harmonious ride performance, the frame shows no signs of oscillation, everything makes a solid impression."
The testers singled out the following for particular praise:
- Balanced ride performance
- Quiet motor, ergonomic design, frame sizes
- Display, purchase from specialist dealer
- Long guarantee periods for motor and battery
Verdict: "A harmonious city bike, great value for money, a Best Buy for beginners."
Two models in the "Sparklasse" category were tested with the result "very good" and "good". The complete report can be found in the 3/2015 issue of ElektroRad magazine.
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