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Used Kalkhoff electric bike
Kalkhoff is a reference brand in the electric bicycle market. Founded in 1919 in Cloppenburg, Germany, the German brand markets designer and comfortable electric bikes. The manufacturer stands out for its range of innovative, comfortable and reliable bikes, perfect for rediscovering the city and the countryside in complete freedom and without effort.
At Upway, we are happy to offer you used Kalkhoff electric bikes, reconditioned and sold at a price accessible to all. Thanks to reconditioning, treat yourself to a used German Kalkhoff electric bike in perfect condition, to accompany you in your daily life. The electric bicycle (VAE) "made in Germany" is a real guarantee of quality, reliability and durability.
What is a Kalkhoff electric bike?
Kalkhoff offers a complete range of bicycles with top-of-the-line models at the cutting edge of the bicycle industry: electric city bikeelectric mountain bikes or MTB electric bikes.
A Kalkhoff electrically assisted bicycle is a two-wheeler with a motor and a battery. This system allows the cyclist to move forward without having to make as much effort as on a conventional bike. Thus, when pedaling, the electric assistance starts and allows to reach easily the speed of 25 km/h. Beyond that, it cuts off automatically. You don't need an instruction manual for your Kalkhoff electric bike: it's simple and intuitive to use! These bikes are heavier than traditional bikes, but have the advantage of facilitating your travel in an environmentally friendly way and with a pleasant riding style.
The characteristics of the used Kalkhoff electric bike
Kalkhoff has made electric bikes its specialty! Kalkhoff bike models meet strict construction standards in order to offer a flawless and durable bike. German engineering expertise combines performance and power. For example, every German Kalkhoff electric bike is tested in the manufacturer's test laboratory, which is one of the most modern and largest in Europe. Frames, forks, saddle racks, wheels, brakes and other components are tested on around 30 machines. The aim is to meet the highest requirements, corresponding to the label "Engineered in Germany". Engineered in Germany ".
Kalkhoff develops high-performance bicycles with a reliable motor, optimal range and a lightweight integrated battery. These bikes have an aluminum frame with an elegant and sober design. And for the practical side, most models come with a set of bicycle accessories: luggage rack, lights, stand, basket and mudguard.
The advantages of the Kalkhoff electric bicycle
Kalkhoff's electrically assisted bicycles are top-of-the-line models whose main advantages are reliability and durability. The brand collaborates with the best assistance systems available on the market, such as Panasonic, Bion and Bosch. Kalkhoff has also developed its own assistance system with a motor in the pedals, called "Impulse". Over the years, Kalhoff has established itself as a leader in the ECV market.
The main ranges of Kalkhoff electric bikes
At Upway, we offer a range of electric bikes to suit your needs and the type of route you intend to take. The manufacturer has developed three ranges: for city use, off-road and all-terrain.
Kalkhoff electric city bike
The city bike Kalkhoff Agattu 3.B Move is one of the best known bikes of the brand. It is a Kalkhoff electrically assisted bike with a powerful Bosch Active Line Plus motor of 50 Nm and an integrated Bosch PowerTube battery of 400 Wh or 500 Wh. It offers a comfortable ride and has useful accessories like a rear rack, mudguards and an adjustable rear stand. This bike has an aluminum frame and offers 7 gearing options, which is suitable for city riding.
Still for an urban type of route, Upway recommends you the Kalkhoff Image 5.B Advance+ model. Powered by its 65 Nm Bosch Performance Line motor, it allows you to ride up to 150 km! With its aluminum frame, the weight of this Kalkhoff electric bike is however 28 kg.
Kalkhoff electric VTC
VTCs, or Vélos Tout Chemins, are perfect if you need a versatile bike that's equally at home on the road or on the trails. For city and country cycling, opt for the Kalkhoff Endeavour 1.B Move electric mountain bike. This is a flagship model in the category of electric mountain bikes. Comfortable, durable and solid, this versatile bike is equipped with a powerful Bosch Performance Line motor (one of the best on the market), a 400 Wh or 500 Wh battery and an 8-speed Shimano Altus derailleur. Whether for city riding, leisure or adventure, the Kalkhoff refurbished electric bike meets all mobility needs.
The Kalkhoff Endeavor 3.B Move Open is also a very popular electric mountain bike. Fully equipped (mudguards, luggage rack, lighting...), it is suitable for various uses such as city trips, weekend rides or hiking. This top-of-the-range model with aluminum frame contains a powerful Bosch Performance Line motor with 65 Nm of torque and an integrated Bosch PowerTube 400 Wh or 500 Wh battery. It offers 4 riding modes thanks to its different levels of electric assistance and lets you choose from 9 gear change options.
MTB electric Kalkhoff
Finally, if you want to take on a sportier type of ride, look for an ebike with off-road capability. Kalkhoff offers several models of MTB electric models: top of the range models that will be perfect to follow you in your most perilous outings! The MTB Kalkhoff Entice 7.B Advance+ ABS is a formidable all-terrain bike. It has a Bosch Performance CX Smart System drive unit with 85 Nm of torque and an integrated Bosch PowerTube 750 Wh battery with a range of up to 150 km! It has an aluminum frame and a suspension fork with 100 mm of travel.
For a more affordable MTB Kalkhoff, Upway also recommends the Kalkhoff Entice 1.B. This VTTAE is equipped with a powerful Bosch Performance Line motor with 75 Nm of torque, to face the most difficult climbs without any difficulty. It has a range of 135 km thanks to its 545 Wh or 725 Wh battery. Its comfortable frame with low overhang makes it easy to climb.
What is the price of a Kalkhoff electric bike?
Kalkhoff electric bikes are high-end models for the most demanding cyclists. The price of a Kalkhoff EAB starts at around €2,500 for the entry-level model and goes up to around €6,000 for the most advanced ebike from the German brand.
On the other hand, it is possible to buy a cheap Kalkhoff electric bike, especially by opting for a model refurbished. The Upway reconditioning is carried out by a specialized mechanic, who goes through 20 checkpoints and changes any parts that need replacing. His aim is to restore a used electric bike to a condition as close to new as possible. The e-bike is then resold for 20 to 60% less than when it was new, and is covered by a one-year warranty on the battery, motor and electronics.
There are also subsidies to allow you to buy an electric bike. These subsidies are a regional or local competence and the electric bikes reconditioned by Upway are eligible. So you can buy your second-hand Kalkhoff electric bike at a very low price!
How to maintain your Kalkhoff electric bicycle?
To prolong the life of your Kalkhoff EAB, it is important to to know how to maintain it well. So, after each ride, it is important to clean your bike if its condition requires it. Before you get behind the handlebars, check that the transmission is properly lubricated and that the tires are sufficiently inflated. It is also important to regularly check the chain, sprockets, chainring, cables and brake pads for wear.
Finally, when it comes to the battery, use your Kalkhoff electric bike charger to recharge it. Unplug it from your bike when not in use for a long time (a few days) and store it under cover if your ebike is stored outside. These precautions will significantly extend its life and thus preserve its autonomy during your travels.
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