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Test reports

Simplon raises the bar! The common is transformed into the exceptional. And products are created that go beyond their value as a mere object of utility. In other words: Bikes built to perfection! Unique and handmade.

the latest test reports

SIMPLON PAVO IV: tradition meets innovation

The first SIMPLON PAVO came onto the market 17 years ago. Now RennRad has tested the fourth generation of our classic road bike. According to the testers, we have achieved our goal of creating “a fusion of lightweight construction and aerodynamics”!

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“A real feast for the eyes” under test: the KAGU PINION

ElektroRad tested our KAGU PINION and gave it the top rating of “very good”. The stylish design immediately caught the eye of the testers - but the SIMPLON KAGU PINION achieved the highest score in almost all evaluation criteria.

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Design & Innovation Award 2024 for our KAGU PINION

The Design & Innovation Award can be regarded as the "Oscars of the bike and outdoor industry". Winner in the Urban category in 2024: the SIMPLON KAGU PINION

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Design & Innovation Award 2024 for our PAVO IV

The Design & Innovation Award honours the most outstanding bike products every year. Winner in the Road Bikes 2024 category: the SIMPLON PAVO IV

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Winner in the lightweight e-enduro battle: SIMPLON RAPCON PMAX TQ

The RAPCON PMAX TQ wins in EMTB Magazine’s lightweight e-enduro showdown (issue 05/2023): "When you are looking for a racy enduro bike with a whisper-quiet and rather tame engine, the Rapcon PMax TQ is the perfect choice."

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SIMPLON Rapcon Pmax Pinion: The first big review at EMTB

Successful first review: “If you are looking for a downhill-orientated enduro with Pinion technology, you can only find it at Simplon at the moment” - says EMTB magazine in its big test of the new Rapcon Pmax Pinion. 

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SIMPLON Rapcon Pmax CX: Winner in EMTBs big comparison test

"That’s how all-mountain is done" - with this special compliment, the Rapcon Pmax CX takes the victory in the big comparison test of eleven current all-mountain bikes in EMTB magazine.

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SIMPLON Rapcon Pmax CX: Successful test from eMTB-News

"We just loved the SIMPLON Rapcon Pmax CX with race motor!"

that’s the enthusiastic verdict from eMTB-News.

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A "quiet hunter" put to the test: FREERIDE magazine tested our RAPCON PMAX TQ

"Quiet, yes, so quiet!" raved the testers of FREERIDE magazine in issue 4A/2023. But it wasn't only the low noise level of our SIMPLON RAPCON PMAX TQ that impressed the testers.

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Best by Enduro Mag’s group test: The SIMPLON Rapcon Pmax TQ

The best light-eMTB of 2023" is Enduro Mountainbike Magazine’s verdict of our Rapcon Pmax TQ.

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Tested by BIKE: the Razorblade 29 IV SL | SIMPLON

The Razorblade 29 IV SL achieved great results in a test by BIKE magazine: The low frame weight was particularly impressive. Read the report now!

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Tested: the Inissio Gravel

The Inissio Gravel impressed the testers of RennRad magazine with its high-quality frame and sophisticated features.

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MOUNTAINBIKE test report on the Cirex SL

Its low weight and a propulsion-oriented frame design make the Cirex SL the perfect bike for moderate trails. Read the test report!

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Design & Innovation Award 2022 for the Rapcon

The Rapcon impressed the renowned jury of the Design & Innovation Award as an MTB with safe and agile handling and clean design.
 

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Rapcon: best enduro bike for 2022

A perfect all-rounder with a clean look and smart storage solutions: The Rapcon won the race in the ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine test. Read the report now!

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Cirex SL tested by BIKE

"Simply great": That’s the verdict of the testers at BIKE magazine regarding the Cirex SL with super-light carbon frame and 120 mm suspension travel. Read more!

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Pride II tested by RennRad magazine

Tested & found to be ultra-fast: The agile aero racer won the RennRad testers’ heart at lightning speed with its fantastic specs and wind tunnel results.

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Tested by MOUNTAINBIKE: the SIMPLON Cirex

With 100 or 116 mm of suspension travel: The testers of MOUNTAINBIKE magazine were impressed by the full-suspension MTB and rated it "very good". Go to the test report! 

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SIMPLON Cirex tested by Bikeboard

Bikeboard’s testers put the SIMPLON Cirex to the test. Verdict: The lightweight full-suspension bike impressed them across the board!

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Tested: the Inissio Gravel | Simplon Magazine

The gravel bike testers of RoadBike took a close look at the Simplon Inissio Gravel. Their verdict: powerful, smart, unique. Check out the review!

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Tested by Elektrorad: Chenoa Bosch CX Uni

Rated "very good" and "buy tip" by the jury: The Chenoa Bosch CX Uni exceeded expectations in a test by the ElektroRad editorial team at radfahren.de. Learn more!

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Sengo Pmax tested by Elektrorad

The magazine Elektrorad (radfahren.de) has tested E-MTB novelties from various suppliers – among them, the Sengo Pmax by Simplon. Their verdict: "very good".

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Top score in ElektroRad magazine's review: the Simplon Spotlight Mahle XT

„Performance, equipment, configurability – everything’s top!“ says ElektroRad-magazine in its review about our Spotlight Mahle XT.

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The Simplon Inissio Gravel put to the test | Bikeboard review

Bikeboard tested the Inissio Gravel by Simplon. Conclusion: The gravel bike "can do anything it wants to do – and it does so exceptionally well".

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Tested by RCDE: the Inissio Pmax | A gravel e-bike by Simplon

RCDE takes a closer look at the Simplon Inissio Pmax – a forest, grass and gravel racer with a barely visible drive unit. Go to test review! 

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Kiaro Disc tested by RennRad

The experts of RennRad tested the Kiaro Disc by Simplon in two different versions. Find out more about their results and how the bikes performed in comparison!

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Rapcon Pmax tested by E-MTB

Rico Haase, a tester for the E-MTB Magazine, rates the e-fully Rapcon Pmax by Simplon as “Full-Speed Tip” and “Editor’s Choice”. Read the test review!

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Tested by ElektroRad | Simplon Chenoa Bosch CX

ElektoRad tested 64 new e-bike models by various bike brands. Among them the Chenoa Bosch CX by Simplon. Their verdict: “very good”. Check out the test review! 

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Under scrutiny by bikesport e-mtb | The Rapcon Pmax by Simplon

The testers of bikesport e-mtb all agree: The Rapcon Pmax is an impressive allrounder of an e-mountain bike. To the in-depth test review! 

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A fact check by MYBIKE | The Simplon Chenoa Bosch CX Uni

Find out how well the new Chenoa Bosch CX e-bike by Simplon performed in a fact check by MYBIKE! Read more right away! 

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Rapcon Pmax wins the Design & Innovation Award | Simplon E-MTB

Simplon scoops up the Design & Innovation Award (DI.A) 2020 for its e-mountain bike Rapcon Pmax. Find out more about the award and the winning E-MTB! 

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A bike check by ROADBIKE | The Simplon Pride road bike

Unusual details, remarkable aerodynamics, sporty design – the ROADBIKE testers’ verdict of the Simplon Pride is positive across the board. Read more! 

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First ride by Velomotion: Rapcon Pmax

The new Rapcon Pmax was put through a first check by Velomotion. What stood out was the bike’s variability, design and technical finesse. To the test review! 

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Rated best by „aktiv Radfahren” | The Simplon Spotlight in the spotlight

The testers of “aktiv Radfahren” have rated the Simplon Spotlight number 1. What are the special strengths of this trekking bike? Find out in the test review!

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The Kiaro Disc was tested by Roadcycling.de

The Kiaro Disc road bike by Simplon impresses with its comfort, geometry as well as its handling and riding characteristics. Read more about the test by RCDE! 

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The Razorblade 29 III SL was tested by World of MTB

World of MTB has put the Razorblade 29 III SL through the acid test in 2019. The result: The light race bike definitely suits the tastes of the test riders. Read more!

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The Kagu Bosch Uni was tested by Elektrobike

The Elektrobike experts have taken a closer look at the Simplon Kagu Bosch Uni. Did the e-bike pass the test? Read more! 

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