willem.com

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!

Continue reading
Big Ben tires from Schwalbe
Big Ben tires from Schwalbe
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
Front hub electric motor
Front hub electric motor
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)
The charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
The charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
VanMoof Electrified S
VanMoof Electrified S

Other stories

all blog posts

Tagged

DesignEnvironmentExperimentHealthMobilityPeopleReview