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Kalkhoff Integrale i8 2017
Kalkhoff Integrale i8 Low Step Electric BikeKalkhoff Integrale i8 Low Step Electric Bike

Kalkhoff Integrale i8 2017


After being crowned winner of a string of tests and awards, the high-end Kalkhoff Integrale range is now entering its second model year following an extremely successful start. Never change a winning team: with a perfectly integrated battery and motor, excellent ride characteristics and first-class features including navigation.

Frame Style Low Step Standard
Frame Color Black & Irongray Matte Black Matte
Size L (55cm) M (50cm) S (45cm) S (47cm) XL (60cm)
Clear selection
Clear selection
SKU: 39218 Category:

Kalkhoff Integrale i8 2017 features it’s new trapeze frame design, its developed, tested and made in Germany. Gates belt drive makes it virtually maintenance- and wear-free. It also comes with Smart display with navigation app connection.

Brakes: The Kalkhoff Integrale i8 comes equipped with Shimano BR-M396 hydraulic disc brakes. In addition to providing very dependable stopping power, these brakes are low-maintenance, and easy to control. The ideal weight distribution of the Kalkhoff Impulse center motor makes the bike particularly easy to ride. No matter how hard you ride stopping should be no concern.

Frame: The Impulse Evo RS V1, alloy frame has a unique and stylish frame design. The Impulse Evo RS V1 battery and motor are centrally mounted and carefully integrated into the frame. The center mounted battery makes for great center of gravity and a well balanced distribution of the riders weight.

Top Speed: Like most electric bikes sold in the US, the Kalkhoff Integrale i8 has a top speed of 20 mph in keeping with federal law. There are ways to remove this speed limit for use on private roadways, however the jury is still out on how this will impact your Warranty. Until we get an official word from Kalkhoff, we’re going to err on the side of caution. Please contact us to learn about the concerns with making this modification

Warranty: Kalkhoff tried and tested quality products are “Made in Germany”. Kalkhoff offer a 10-year comprehensive warranty programm for frames of e-bike and s-pedelec models from 2014 onwards. To activate your 10-year frame warranty, you must register your model, within 8 (eight) weeks of the date of purchase.

Accessories: The Kalkhoff Integrale i8 comes with concept EX Twin front lights, a rear carrying rack, and a kickstand. Our team has a lot of experience outfitting bikes with additional accessories, so be sure to reach out to us if there’s anything you may need.

Key Features of Kalkhoff Integrale i8

– New Trapeze frame design

– Pedal assist up to 20 mph

– Smart display with navigation app connection

– Low-maintenance, quiet Gates belt drive

Motor: The IMPULSE EVO is the premier mid-drive engineered in Germany. With an updated motor housing and shorter wheelbase the EVO system is optimize for sporty use. Based on the IMPULSE EVO, the RS version boasts a more powerful EVO drive at 612 Wh. IMPULSE EVO RS has an extra level of assistance, Ultra mode which provides impressive maximum assistance. Only the IMPULSE EVO RS Speed motor, which assists speeds of up to 28 mph, has greater power reserves.

– Stronger gear unit, designed for a maximum torque of 100 Nm
– Noise reduced by 50%
– Additional pedalling cadence sensor integrated in the motor for even more sensitive control of the power assist function
– Innovative multi-tooth axis for safe crank assembly
– The lighting system is supplied via the motor
– Bold designs, uncompromised power

Battery:  Whether fully integrated or or elegantly placed on the down tube, both IMPULSE EVO battery versions use the same technology. With 50 high-performance cells and a capacity of 17 Ah, under ideal conditions* power reserves can provide a range of up to 125 miles on one charge. This new battery generation also boasts durability, simple handling and rapid recharging. The charging socket, also serves as a service interface, this dual functionality makes it simple to perform system software updates.

Display & Control Unit:  The new IMPULSE EVO Smart Display makes use of smartphone technology and functions as an e-bike on-board computer and a Bluetooth capable navigation system. A standard USB socket on the back of the display offers a convenient place to charge your smartphone.

The IMPULSE EVO Control Unit is e-bike handling made easy. The ergonomically designed control panel offers you full control of the IMPULSE EVO electric drive within reach. The optimized design and elegant back lighting guarantees safe operation of the functions and displays without having to take your hands off the handlebars.


Your smartphone is safely stored in your pocket, and yet the navigation instructions are constantly visible on the IMPULSE EVO smart LCD. Thanks to the navigation app and Bluetooth connection, the IMPULSE EVO conveniently displays the route to your destination. What’s more, the USB charging socket ensures you stay powered up even if your smartphone’s battery runs out.

START SCREEN – The IMPULSE EVO system is characterized by simple, intuitive operation – this also extends to use of the navigation software. The clear menu provides quick access to all central functions.

CALCULATE ROUTE – In addition to the standard “Start-Destination” navigation function, you can also plan tours around your location. This is always based on the current battery capacity.

MAP ROUTE – The tracking function enables the actual route taken to be mapped, thus allowing you to create your own tour library.

MY ROUTES – You can save your routes, comment on them and call them up again as necessary. You can also grant other users access to your routes or upload routes published by other Naviki users.

The IMPULSE EVO  navigation app can be downloaded, for free, from the App Store or the Google Play Store.


– On-board navigation via bluetooth with Impulse display

– High level of clarity

– Route calculation

– Synchronization with Naviki Server

– Available for free in the App Store

Additional information


Impulse Evo RS V1, alloy


RST Pulse LO, Air, 15 mm QR, 80 mm travel


Impulse Evo RS, 36 V / 250 W, with shift sensor technology


Impulse Evo Li-Ion 36 V / 17 Ah (603 Wh)


Impulse Evo Smart, with bluetooth and USB charging socket


Shimano Alfine, 8-speed


Shimano Alfine


Gates CDX




front: 46, rear: 22


Concept EX Riser


Concept EX Integrale


Concept EX


Shimano BR-M396, hydraulic disc brake


Shimano BR-M396


front: Shimano Deore, 15 x 100 mm thru axle, rear: Shimano Alfine, 8-speed


DT Swiss 545D, with eyelets


Schwalbe Big Ben, 50-622


Racktime system, tour


Concept EX Twin, 100 Lux, LED


Urban alloy, with anti slip protection and reflector


rear stand, alloy


58.4 lb


125 miles

Kalkhoff Integrale i8 Frame Geometry

Below sizes are recommended as a good starting point when thinking about sizing. Please contact us for recommendations based on your specific needs.
 Kalkhoff Electric Bike Frame Geometry
Standard Low Step
 Size S  XL S  M
Wheel Size 28″ 28″ 28″ 28″ 28″ 28″
A Seat tube length 475mm 500mm 550mm 600mm 450mm 500mm
B Top Tube 586mm 597mm 609mm 621mm 589mm 600mm
C Head Tube Angle 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5° 71.5°
D Seat Tube Angle 74° 73° 72° 71° 74° 73°
E Chainstay Length 468mm 468mm 468mm 468mm 468mm 468mm
F BB Drop 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm 55mm
G Head Tube 145mm 157.5mm 170mm 182.5mm 155mm 167.5mm
H Fork Length 462mm 462mm 462mm 462mm 462mm 462mm
I Fork Rake 45mm 45mm 45mm 45mm 45mm 45mm
J Wheel Base 1109mm 1109mm 1109mm 1109mm 1112mm 1112mm
K Stack 616mm 628mm 640mm 652mm 626mm 638mm
L Reach 409mm 405mm 402mm 397mm 409mm 405mm
Standover height 835mm 842mm 873mm 885mm 776mm 795mm
Handlebar width 690mm 690mm 690mm 690mm 690mm 690mm
Stem length 90mm 90mm 110mm 110mm 90mm 110mm
Crank arm length 170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm 170mm


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