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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.
Unlocking the bike using a smartphone
Unlocking the bike using a smartphone
Histogram of time and heart rate, showing how long (% of total time) a given heart rate was measured. (blue is electric, red is normal)
Histogram of time and heart rate, showing how long (% of total time) a given heart rate was measured. (blue is electric, red is normal)
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
The mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
The mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
The optional
The optional "bambooman" front carrier can be quite handy (photo from another bike, my VanMoof S5)

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