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One week (240KM) on the VanMoof Electrified S

Dec. 2, 2017 - Willem L. Middelkoop

For a few years now, I commute to work using a bicycle. I have lost more than 15KG since I stopped using my scooter. This week I tested a VanMoof Electrified S, an electric bike with an industrial, minimal design. Is it any good? How does it compare to a normal bike? Will an electric bike make you lazy? Read along to find out!

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Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side
The booster button, conveniently positioned near the left thumb
The booster button, conveniently positioned near the left thumb
Unlocking the bike using a smartphone
Unlocking the bike using a smartphone
Chain guard made from flexible plastic is resilient to damage
Chain guard made from flexible plastic is resilient to damage
Dutch bike, Dutch weather: The Electrified S handles the dark, cold and wet conditions easily!
Dutch bike, Dutch weather: The Electrified S handles the dark, cold and wet conditions easily!

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