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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 charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
The charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Front hub electric motor
Front hub electric motor
Front light is integrated into the frame
Front light is integrated into the frame
The mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
The mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
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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