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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 and industry-leading models: electric city bikeelectric city bike, electric mountain bike or MTB electric bike.
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 according to your needs and the type of ride you plan to make. The manufacturer has developed three ranges: for the city, for off-road and for all-terrain.
Kalkhoff electric city bike
The electric city bike Kalkhoff Agattu 3.B Move is one of the brand's best-known models. It's a Kalkhoff electric-assist bike with a powerful Bosch Active Line Plus 50 Nm motor and an integrated Bosch PowerTube 400 Wh or 500 Wh battery. It offers a comfortable riding style and features useful accessories such as a rear rack, mudguards and an adjustable rear stand. This bike has an aluminum frame and offers 7 gear options, making it 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 use, leisure or adventure, the reconditioned Kalkhoff electric bike meets all your mobility needs.
The Kalkhoff Endeavor 3.B Move Open is also a popular electric mountain bike. Fully equipped (mudguards, luggage rack, lighting...), it's ideal for a variety of uses, including city commuting, weekend rides and hiking. This top-of-the-range aluminum-framed model features 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 a choice of 9 gearshift options.
MTB electric Kalkhoff
Finally, if you want to tackle a sportier type of route, look for an ebike with off-road capability. Kalkhoff offers several models of MTB electric top-of-the-range models that will be perfect for following you on your most perilous outings! The MTB Kalkhoff Entice 7.B Advance+ ABS is a formidable all-terrain bike. It features 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 features an aluminum frame and a suspension fork with 100 mm 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 Kalkhoff electric bike at a lower price, especially if you opt for a reconditioned model. The Upway reconditioning reconditioning is carried out by a specialized mechanic, who reviews 20 checkpoints and changes any components that need replacing. The aim is to return a used electric bike to as-new condition as possible. The EAB is then resold for 20-60% less than new, with a one-year warranty on battery, motor and electronics.
The French government has also introduced subsidies to help you buy an electric bike. These subsidies can be combined with grants from your city or region. Upway has several electric bike models eligible for these subsidies. So you can buy your second-hand Kalkhoff electric bike for less!
How to maintain your Kalkhoff electric bicycle?
To prolong the life of your Kalkhoff VAE, it is important to know how to maintain it. After each ride, clean your bike if necessary. Before getting behind the handlebars, check that the transmission is properly lubricated and that the tires are sufficiently inflated. It's also important to regularly check the wear of your chain, sprockets, chainring, cables and brake pads.
Finally, when it comes to the battery, use your Kalkhoff electric bike charger to recharge it. Unplug it from your bike if it's not going to be used for a long time (a few days), and store it under cover if your ebike is stored outdoors. These precautions will significantly extend its lifespan and help to maintain its autonomy on the move.
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