E-bike specialist, VanMoof calls on New York’s Jorge Gitoo Wright and London’s Dani Monteiro to give HYPEBEAST an exclusive two-wheeled tour of their cities. From swinging by their local cafés to stopping by their studio spaces, Jorge and Dani put the brand’s staple models — the S3 and X3 to the test and show how riding complements their daily routines.
As major metropolises across the world become increasingly populated, owning a car is far less appealing for city-dwellers. On a mission to transform the way we experience and move around the city, VanMoof e-bikes offer a cleaner way to get around the bustling streets and beat congestion.
Creative, artist and stylist Jorge Gitoo Wright jumps on VanMoof’s S3 model, highlighting hotspots in his hometown and showing how he gets around the city. HYPEBEAST: When did you get into cycling? And why do you choose two wheels over four?
JW: During quarantine, I’ve been on a whole health and wellness kick. I chose two wheels over four because I’m a born and bred New Yorker and we don’t have driver’s licenses. We are so used to the MTA.
How does cycling change your experience of New York? What are your favorite things about traveling by bike through the city?
Cycling actually forces you to be hyper-focused on your surroundings for safety. I’m actually taking the city in, seeing things I’ve never seen before. My favorite thing about traveling by bike is running into friends on random blocks and hearing them scream my […]