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Commuting to work with an electrical bicycle

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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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!
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
VanMoof's founders, brothers Taco and Ties Carlier
VanMoof's founders, brothers Taco and Ties Carlier
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
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
Lock chain inside a small luggage compartment
Lock chain inside a small luggage compartment

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