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In the United States, we have the luxury of using throttles on
our electric bikes, which are forbidden in Europe.
Throttles provide full power on demand and Americans love
them because they give us complete control.
They're especially helpful for getting started from a standstill
(sometimes it can be awkward to gain momentum), getting a
quick burst of power to climb a hill, or safely getting through
an intersection.
If you can't pedal, or you just don't feel like it, that's okay too.
We're not judging!
Most Pedegos have both pedal assist and throttle because that's what most people want.
The only exceptions are entry-level bikes that don't include pedal assist, and certain mid
drive motors that aren't available with throttle.
In general, Pedego believes in letting you decide for yourself how you want to ride. Even if
you prefer one over the other, why wouldn't you want the option of using both?
Pedal assist systems sense your pedaling and
provide assistance automatically.
They're most popular among experienced
cyclists that want a more natural, "bike-like"
riding experience.
Pedal assist is also nice for long rides with few
stops. You can just relax and enjoy the ride
without holding a throttle in place.
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