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VanMoof Electrified S Review

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 mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
The mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
Big Ben tires from Schwalbe
Big Ben tires from Schwalbe
The optional
The optional "bambooman" front carrier can be quite handy (photo from another bike, my VanMoof S5)
Measuring heart rate at different speeds on both a normal and electric bike
Measuring heart rate at different speeds on both a normal and electric bike
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
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame

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