Kalkhoff Sahel Compact i8 2019

  • If modern urban living is your thing and you prefer the power, ease and simplicity of a mid-drive ebike and internal gearing then the Kalkhoff Sahel Compact i8 electric bike could be your bike. Ditch the car and zip everywhere around town on this lovely little German-made compact ebike. Gear changing is easy with its 8 speed internal gearing system and the German-made Impulse mid-drive electric motor with long range battery provides exceptional power, smoothness and range.

  • The Kalkhoff Sahel Compact also features the clever Speedlifter twist stem which means you can raise and lower the handlebar height easily (handy for sharing) and you can twist the handlebars around when you want to store it or conserve space. This ebike comes with everything you need - excellent integrated front and rear lights, illuminated handlebar controls, kickstand, quality rear rack, and puncture resistant tyres and is fantastic value for money. 

    • Drive System: Impulse 2.0
    • Motor: 250W mid-drive, 80Nm of torque
    • Battery: Impulse Lithium-ion 400Wh 
    • Range: Up to 110km
    • Comfort: Internal gears, adjustable handlebars
    • Accessories: Lights, lock, kickstand, mudguards, chainguard, carrier rack
    • Brand: Kalkhoff
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The perfect machine for modern mobility

Easy to ride, uber cool and equipped with all that you need. The Kalkhoff Sahel Compact i8 was designed with inner city use in mind but is equally as fun and useful as a family-friendly run around and leisure bike. It's compact frame is designed to accommodate most rider heights and it is equipped with high quality components and accessories for that extra bit of comfort and reliability. Nip to the stores and get your groceries. Take it for a spin along the bike paths on the water. Get from A to B in style, comfort and with a big grin on your face.  

Kalkhoff Sahel Compact i8 electric bikcycle

Powered by Impulse 2.0 eBike System

Smooth, seamless power. The Kalkhoff Sahel Copact i8 is powered by Kalkhoff's proprietary Impulse 2.0 mid-drive eBike system. First developed in 2011 continual improvement has created a highly advanced drive system that is a joy to ride. For example, shift-sensor technology allows for smooth gear shifting under load, which is particularly useful when paired with internal hub gears. The Impulse motor is whisper-quiet and the advanced sensor technology in the motor guarantees the most efficient use of your 252Wh battery. The LCD Compact displays all the key information in a neat, elegant, back-lit housing with a chrome finish. It displays all the key information at a glance: Battery charge levels, assistance level, speed, trip distance, total kilometres. There are 3 assist levels, ECO, SPORT or POWER so choose what you need when you need it.

Kalkhoff electric bicycles

E-Bike Technology

Impulse 2.0 mid-drive
Impulse 2.0, 36 V / 250 W, with Shift-Sensor Technology, 80Nm
Battery Impulse Li-Ion 400Wh
Range Up to 110km
Display Impulse LCD with 3 modes
Kalkhoff electric bike - internal gears

Bike Specifications

Frame Material: Impulse Compact V4 Alloy
Type: Unisex
Size: 46cm
Colour White, Grey, Green
Urban compact
Wheel Size 20"
Schwalbe Big Ben
Concept EX Kargo, with eyelets
Shimano Nexus 8 speed
Magura HS11 Hydraulic rim brakes, Magura HS11 levers
Concept Trekking
Concept EX
Urban, foldable, with reflector
Concept EX handlebar/Speedlifter Twist stem
Carry limit 130kg
Fitted Accessories
AXA Blueline, 30 Lux LED with stand light / 
AXA Blueline, LED with stand light
Chainguard Yes
Carrier Rack Yes
Mudguards Yes
Rear stand

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