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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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VanMoof Electrified S
VanMoof Electrified S
The dashboard indicates current speed, battery level and engine performance
The dashboard indicates current speed, battery level and engine performance
Out in the open: the Electrified S
Out in the open: the Electrified S
Smile inducing speed advantage over other traffic during rush hour
Smile inducing speed advantage over other traffic during rush hour
Using the Cyclemeter Pro and a Wahoo Tickr I measured speed and performance during the test
Using the Cyclemeter Pro and a Wahoo Tickr I measured speed and performance during the test
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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