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Old 10-24-18, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by AlanK View Post
I'm calling BS on you. I've ridden Brose and Bosch powered bikes and 'under-powered' is one of the most counterfactual ways to describe them. On a steep incline you can maintain 15 mph with moderate effort. Since the Brose assist tops out at 28 mph you can go this fast, but it takes some effort on a steep incline and it really depletes the battery.
You need to call BS on yourself. I clearly stated that Brose and Yamaha are underpowered, not Brose and Bosch.

As you can see, Yamaha and Brose, especially Brose, offer the least power of the ebike motor manufacturers.

Read my posts before commenting.

Originally Posted by radroad View Post
You are wrong. I've ridden at least a dozen different models of bikes, almost all of them mid drives. Brose and Yamaha motors are notoriously underpowered.

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