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Will an e-bike make you lazy?

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 - an e-bike with secret superpowers - a rocket disguised as bike
VanMoof Electrified S - an e-bike with secret superpowers - a rocket disguised as bike
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
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side
Riding the VanMoof through the Dutch country side
The optional
The optional "bambooman" front carrier can be quite handy (photo from another bike, my VanMoof S5)
SRAM Automatix two speed gear hub - hate it or love it
SRAM Automatix two speed gear hub - hate it or love it
Lock chain inside a small luggage compartment
Lock chain inside a small luggage compartment

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