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Will an electrical bike make you lazy?

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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Rain radar image during test riding the Electrified S (source: knmi.nl)
Rain radar image during test riding the Electrified S (source: knmi.nl)
Front hub electric motor
Front hub electric motor
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
Dashboard and charging connector are integrated into the frame
The charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
The charing port is hidden behind a rubber flap.
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
Rear light is integrated under the seat post
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

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