VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike
 
VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike
jun 11, 2013

VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike

vanmoof 10 intelligent electric commuter bike
all images © vanmoof

 

 

designed as the world’s first intelligent commuter bike, the ‘VANMOOF 10’ electrified takes feedback from advances in the car industry and combines features such as GPS tracking and smart power control. built with an anodized aluminum frame the VANMOOF 10 integrates a lightweight 209Wh battery into a sleek, minimal package, giving the bike range capabilities of 30km to 60km – depending on surface, weather conditions, rider weight and selected level of motor assistance – taking only three hours to fully charge.

 

 

‘vanmoof 10’ electrified
video courtesy vanmoof

 

 

VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike

the VANMOOF 10 electrified is designed as the world’s first intelligent commuter bike

 

specifically developed to address the demands of urban commuting, an onboard computer monitors cycling behavior via a sensor, adjusting the bike’s electric power – supplied via the small, lightweight 250W front hub motor in the wheel. when utilizing the ‘smart power assistance’ technology, it gives users the capacity to boost their pedal power by up-to 80 per cent.

 

VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike

the bike combines features such as GPS tracking and smart power control

 

 

VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike

a lightweight 209Wh battery gives the bicycle range capabilities of 30km to 60km before having to fully recharge

 

 

VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike

an onboard computer monitors cycling behavior via a sensor, adjusting the bike’s electric power

 

 

VANMOOF 10 intelligent electric commuter bike

the all new ‘smart power assistance’ technology gives users the capacity to boost their pedal power by up-to 80 per cent

 

 

integrated into the frame is a discreet dashboard that offers complete control of all of the bike’s key functions. created as an intelligent interface between cyclist and machine, its display features both a battery indicator and a motor power indicator, allowing users to keep track of their progress at a glance.

  • I have to disagree about the Vanmoof versus the Faraday. The Vanmoof is a much more elegant and sporty design versus the ultilitarian Faraday. The Vanmoof model 10 is an extension of their other, non-electrified models and is in keeping with the theme of their trademark design. I could even venture to say that the Faraday is a rip-off of the Vanmoof, but not really improving anything and taking a few steps backward in style. I am sure there are those who disagree, but that is my view from where I am standing.

    Jason
  • Absolutely great design – think it’s the first e-bike that does not look like built of part left on the shelf, but was designed for the purpose.
    It has only one little flaw: no way to attach a rear carrier? Back lamp is shaded then.
    And a street bike where I can’t transport goods does not really match most peoples requirements.

    GPS…what for? Everyone has a smartfone, so integrate a cradle for those, that’s the future. And add anapp with helpful functions.Save that money, integrated gimmicks like that are never up to date and a suck when they fail.

    And, sorry, but the Faraday is for business use, without this elegance like the one above, this one here is for fun and daily needs. No comparison in design!

    Dirk16
  • I have to agree with Neil. This bike looks like a semi-trailer compared with the Porsche elegance of the Faraday. However, it is great to see that electric bikes are being developed to encourage more folks to bike rather than to drive!

    Jean Moore-Vollmer
  • Nice ideas, but it’s a bit of a brute and i’ll bet it weighs some? If it’s meant to be a municipal bike fine, but i’m not sure how well it would sell in the private market.

    SJS
  • Nice bike. I prefer the Farraday, but there are similarities…

    Neil
  • This bike is insane!!! Leave it to the Dutch to design the smartest commuter bike ever.
    The e-bike is not a new concept but this sure is by far the nicest design that I’ve seen.
    I hope this bike will be for sale in the US soon. Count me in!

    Exported Dutchman
  • Great bike, love it. The URL is not correct though. It seems there is missing a colon. It’s http://vanmoof.com

    Anne

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