Dutch bike company VanMoof, known for combining the latest technology with inventive, built-from-scratch parts, now offers an electric alternative that is even more difficult to steal

VanMoof, a bicycle startup headquartered in Amsterdam, recently announced that it will be introducing two new electric bike models to its fleet. The Electrified S2 and Electrified X2 each feature an electric motor, a range of 90+ miles, a fast-charging battery and several theft deterrents that don't require the use of a lock. Cyclists can sync a built-in speaker on the bike to a phone app, and receive an alert if an unrecognized individual attempts to ride it.

Both bikes will eventually join VanMoof's two non-motorized offerings as part of the company's subscription plan, which currently allows customers to purchase a Smart X or Smart S bicycle for a one-time cost of $300 and pay a $19 monthly charge that provides coverage in case of robbery or damage. If and when the owner chooses to sell the bike, they're able to charge the buyer the flat fee.

No official date has been decided for the electric bikes' introduction into the subscription program, but consumers will be able to purchase them outright—to be shipped in September—beginning June 7.

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VanMoof, a bicycle startup headquartered in Amsterdam, recently announced that it will be introducing two new electric bike models to its fleet. The Electrified S2 and Electrified X2 each feature an electric motor, a range of 90+ miles, a fast-charging battery and several theft deterrents that don't require the use of a lock. Cyclists can sync a built-in speaker on the bike to a phone app, and receive an alert if an unrecognized individual attempts to ride it.

Both bikes will eventually join VanMoof's two non-motorized offerings as part of the company's subscription plan, which currently allows customers to purchase a Smart X or Smart S bicycle for a one-time cost of $300 and pay a $19 monthly charge that provides coverage in case of robbery or damage. If and when the owner chooses to sell the bike, they're able to charge the buyer the flat fee.