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Commuting by Electrified S

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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The booster button, conveniently positioned near the left thumb
The booster button, conveniently positioned near the left thumb
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
The charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
The charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
The dashboard indicates current speed, battery level and engine performance
The dashboard indicates current speed, battery level and engine performance
The inners of the Electrified S: the battery and electronics are cleverly hidden inside the bike's frame
The inners of the Electrified S: the battery and electronics are cleverly hidden inside the bike's frame

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