VanMoof's new bike-hunting team is chasing down stolen bikes across Europe
Original story at The Verge• 7 mentions • 3 months ago
The Verge 3 months ago
The bike hunter’s first mission was successful, but it wasn’t easy. He spent 12 hours tracking a customer’s stolen bike around Paris before it became clear the bike was on its way out of town. So the bike hunter chased it all the way to Brussels before finding the bike — loaded on a delivery truck bound for Casablanca, Morocco. One call to the Belgian police, and the bike was brought back to the VanMoof company offices in Amsterdam for a checkup before being returned to Paris. One of the main reasons to cough up $2–3,000 for a VanMoof smart ...