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Will an electrical bicycle 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
VanMoof Electrified S
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
The mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
The mechanical disc brakes have no trouble stopping you
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified bike
Normal (non-electrified) vs Electrified 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
Smile inducing speed advantage over other traffic during rush hour
Smile inducing speed advantage over other traffic during rush hour

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