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    Torque sensor mid-drive bikes with throttle (or bikes you can add throttle to) ?

    Was looking to get some info on what's out there in a non-serious MTB or "trekking / adventure / trail" type bike (moderate off-road ability as well as street use) that has a mid-drive / torque sensor but also a throttle (or can be modded with a throttle possibly). I ended up buying a Juiced...
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    Occasional clunking on RipCurrent - Bottom bracket?

    So the sporadic clunking I could feel / hear in the drive train was definitely due to the rear wheel / motor. Mine developed a bad bearing which made a terrible racket (I don't think this was related to the clunking - totally different noises, and the occasional clunking was there from day 1...
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    Convert RCS to Hyperfat ?

    On casual inspection, it looks like the 2 bikes are the same except for: 1) Rear wheel / motor 2) Speed controller 3) Tires Anything else different? Wouldn't want the slicks, but might consider the extra power an interesting option. I'd say the Hyperfat 1100 ought to have better brakes given...
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    RCS - Specific gear feels "gritty"

    Just had a new rear wheel assembly sent to my by Juiced to replace the original that had developed an issue. After installation (which took care of the free hub / bearing issues the other one had) I noticed that 3rd gear has a kind of gritty feel to it - like it is slightly out of adjustment...
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    Major issue with 1 month old Juiced RCS - Video Attached - Bad bearings in rear wheel / motor ??

    New rear wheel arrived yesterday, and the clacking while pedaling seen in the video I linked is gone. Just hope it stays that way for a lot longer than the 140 miles the first one lasted. Motor part of it seems same as before (which is to say good, quiet, smooth etc...) but I seem to notice...
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    CCX - Front fork vibrating upon braking

    I have a Rip Current S - same exact vibration / noise in the brakes. Esp. the front one. If I understand others' comments correctly, changing to organic material brake pads should help or possibly eliminate the noise. Mine are really bad if they get wet - stopping power goes from fair to poor.
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    Occasional clunking on RipCurrent - Bottom bracket?

    Yes - I bought a set of pedals with better bearings (the stock ones had some play and I could make them make a noise by manipulating them by hand), and I think every now and then those stock pedals did make a noise while actually riding. But as I mentioned, in my case I think I had the sporadic...
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    Occasional clunking on RipCurrent - Bottom bracket?

    Mine developed into a really noticeable racket - Juiced sent a replacement rear wheel. Should arrive this week. I think I had multiple sources of noise. The occasional clunking I think was a different issue than the other racket that developed in the freewheel or bearings of the rear wheel /...
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    Major issue with 1 month old Juiced RCS - Video Attached - Bad bearings in rear wheel / motor ??

    Well all I need is the motor / wheel, since the rest of it is fine. Nice that Trek stepped up and did that for you - pretty impressive on their part.
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    Major issue with 1 month old Juiced RCS - Video Attached - Bad bearings in rear wheel / motor ??

    Yes - I don't know how they could really do better. I'm glad they didn't push for the repair - I think they were also sensitive to the time it would take (and hassle for me) to find a suitable box, send it out, wait for repairs, then wait for return shipping etc..., so that indicates to me they...
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    Major issue with 1 month old Juiced RCS - Video Attached - Bad bearings in rear wheel / motor ??

    After Juiced viewed the video and I suggested an advance replacement with me being refunded the cost upon their receipt of the old wheel, they are sending one out. Unclear if it includes the tire, so I may have to change that over to the new wheel. Juiced has been responsive and I think is...
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    Major issue with 1 month old Juiced RCS - Video Attached - Bad bearings in rear wheel / motor ??

    Thanks for the photos. I've removed the wheel from the bike. It doesn't have anything to do with derailleur or the chain as it still makes the noise w/out those parts of the drive train attached if you manipulate the cassette.
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    RipCurrent S - Cruise control doesn't work ?

    Yes - I think so.
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    Major issue with 1 month old Juiced RCS - Video Attached - Bad bearings in rear wheel / motor ??

    Its maybe not clear in the video but the only time any power is applied is at the end. As stated, no noise at all under power. Only when pedaling. Maybe the cassette cogs have their own bearing, because using the throttle all is fine. There has to be some kind of ratcheting one-way mechanism...
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    RipCurrent S - Cruise control doesn't work ?

    Actually, you can engage the cruise w/out pedaling (at least on my RCS). It's awkward ergonomically, but you can maintain your speed via throttle and then hold the "-" button - just like the manual says. Once I realized that the cruise control first goes through "Walk" before then engaging...
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    Major issue with 1 month old Juiced RCS - Video Attached - Bad bearings in rear wheel / motor ??

    I have 145 miles on the bike, and never have ridden it off of paved roads or pathways yet. Check out the video below and turn up the volume. Video of rear wheel grinding noise when pedaling - With extremely moderate pedaling (hardly any torque, as you can see) with the bike tilted on the...
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    Occasional clunking on RipCurrent - Bottom bracket?

    Good to know. Mine doesn't have any dirt on it yet to wipe off so that isn't the issue in my case. Have only ridden on paved trails so far.
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    RipCurrent S - Cruise control doesn't work ?

    A nice addition to the cruise control would be once it is set, the ability to bump up or down the speed in .5mph increments by using + - keys (dbl tap maybe). I know those keys currently would bring it out of cruise, but maybe could be changed to need a long press to do so. Have Yamaha...
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    Initial Review on RipCurrent

    Yes - I'm sure downhill It will be faster. Was assuming flat terrain.
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    Occasional clunking on RipCurrent - Bottom bracket?

    I just changed my pedals and at first thought it was fixed but it isn't. I'll say I seem to hear the noise/noises less, so I think the cheap pedals may have been contributing their own occasional noise but it wasn't all of it. I could feel some slight play / wobble in the pedals that came with...