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One week (240KM) on the VanMoof Electrified S

Dec. 2, 2017 -

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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The optional
The optional "bambooman" front carrier can be quite handy (photo from another bike, my VanMoof S5)
The booster button, conveniently positioned near the left thumb
The booster button, conveniently positioned near the left thumb
SRAM Automatix two speed gear hub - hate it or love it
SRAM Automatix two speed gear hub - hate it or love it
Out in the open: the Electrified S
Out in the open: the Electrified S
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side

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