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When an e-Trike Throttle Comes in Handy!

Old 07-11-22, 02:28 PM
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When an e-Trike Throttle Comes in Handy!

Riding on a country road today that I've been on before, when an untethered dog came after me from his owner's front yard. Thank goodness I have a throttle on my e-trikeike. I was able to leave him in the dust where, without a throtlle, I'm pretty sure that I would have been toast!
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Old 07-25-22, 11:52 AM
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On my e-trike, I normally let the torque sensing add in the assist. However sometimes on start up I will blip the throttle to get me going on a fast stop light.
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Throttle comes in handy when you're doing everything right and some nutter in a car decides to pretend you aren't there. Important safety device.
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