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VanMoof launches new high-tech, thief-proof city bikes

VanMoof launches new Smart bike series worldwide


London, April 24, 2018 – VanMoof, the innovative bike tech company set to disrupt urban transport and mobility, announces today its latest series of high-tech city bikes. The 2018 Smart series integrates new technical features such as automatic driver recognition and multiphase anti-theft protection. The VanMoof Smart is now available in VanMoof shops worldwide and online, and they can also be used via a VanMoof+ subscription starting from £17 a month.


These are the key features of the new VanMoof Smart series:



Theft defence perfected through smart interconnected features

Over the past ten years, VanMoof has put considerable effort into tackling bike theft. To complement its unique Bike Hunter service, the company has developed a theft defence system which has been integrated into the new Smart range. The new Smart S and Smart X offer several features specifically designed to this effect:  



“Big cities around the world, including London, are struggling with a high number of stolen bicycles – we have tackled the problem at its root. With our intelligent technology we have created a bike that can take care of itself,” says Ties Carlier, co-founder of VanMoof.


High-tech bicycle also available by subscription

The monthly bike subscription plan makes it possible for anyone to ride a premium bike, worry-free and at low-cost.The Smart S and Smart X bicycles are the first to be available as VanMoof+ subscriptions from £17 a month. VanMoof+ subscriptions include unlimited repair and access to all-round theft protection as well as bicycle use in all VanMoof cities for you and a travel companion.


“We’re tapping into a need the world is asking for right now. We build our bikes to be extra robust in order to keep them on the road for as long as possible. With the VanMoof+ subscriptions we are proving that high-quality bicycles including theft insurance are cheaper in the long term,” says Taco Carlier, co-founder of VanMoof.


Immediately available

The bikes are available in S- or X-frame versions, with three or eight gears, in the colours Thunder Grey and Fog White. Sales prices start at £848 for the 3-speed model, and £1098  for the 8-speed bike (£80 discount on both till May 22) . The “Peace of Mind” theft protection can be booked for £100/£240 for 1/3 years.

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