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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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Histogram of time and heart rate, showing how long (% of total time) a given heart rate was measured. (blue is electric, red is normal)
Histogram of time and heart rate, showing how long (% of total time) a given heart rate was measured. (blue is electric, red is normal)
Big Ben tires from Schwalbe
Big Ben tires from Schwalbe
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
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Lock chain inside a small luggage compartment
Lock chain inside a small luggage compartment

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