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Commuting to work with an electrical bike

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!
Rain radar image during test riding the Electrified S (source: knmi.nl)
Rain radar image during test riding the Electrified S (source: knmi.nl)
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
The VanMoof app
The VanMoof app
Front light is integrated into the frame
Front light is integrated into the frame
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side

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