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Kalkhoff Durban 8 2017 Men's


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Kalkhoff Durban 8 2017 Men's

Top of the Durban range, this is a superbly-equipped Euro urban bike from one of Germany's most highly regarded bicycle companies.

Upgrades over Kalkhoff Durban 7

  • Quality hydraulic disc brakes - why you want them.
  • A stylish front rack complements the rear.
  • Both lights are fitted to their racks.
  • Schwalbe's most puncture resistant Marathon Plus tyres.
  • Brighter front light (30 lumen over 15).
  • Shimano Nexus 8-speed hub has a wider gear range (307%) over the Nexus 7 (244%) so you're less likely to spin out on the flat.

Shimano Nexus / Alfine 8 speed hub gears
Here, Kalkhoff spec the tried and tested Shimano Nexus 8-speed hub, then upgrade the transmission with a Shimano Alfine Rapidfire trigger shifter.

  • As with every hub gear, the Shimano Nexus gear mechanisms are protected from the elements inside the rear wheel’s hub.
  • You can change gear shifts whether you’re pedalling or not, moving or stationary.
  • With a 307% difference between top and bottom gear (equivalent to a 12-38 cassette) the Nexus 8-speed hub offers as wide a range of gears as you might ever need.

Same as Kalkhoff Durban 7

This is something the Europeans do best - a comfortable city bike that's fully equipped with hub gears, dynamo lights, mudguards, chain guard and a rack.

  • Smooth stylish design, you can tell why Kalkhoff are one of Germany's most highly regarded bicycle companies.
  • Shimano Nexus internal hub gears are intrinsically clean, lower maintenance and longer lasting than derailleur systems.
  • You can change gear whether the bike is moving or stationary and whether you're pedalling or freewheeling.
  • Fitted with full mudguards, pannier rack, chainguard and kickstand.
  • The front dynamo hub powers the high quality front and rear LED lights, so no light batteries to replace or recharge.
  • Unlike some dynamo systems, the lights have a standlight feature, so they stay on when you stop at the traffic lights.

Commuter Bike Sizing Guide.

Technical Specifications

Kalkhoff Durban 8 Men's
FrameTrekking 0.5 V2, Aluminium
ForkUrban Tour rigid
BrakesShimano BR-M396 hydraulic disc brake
ShifterShimano Nexus 8
CranksetTruvativ Firex 42t
HandlebarConcept Tour
StemAluminium adjustable rise
SaddleConcept Trekking
HubsShimano DH-3D37 dynamo front hub, Shimano Nexus rear
RimsConcept EX
TyresSchwalbe Marathon Plus 700x38
HeadlightAXA Blueline 30 with standlight
CarrierSport Aluminium front and rear - with a light mounted to each


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