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    Mid Drive with a 3 speed IGH

    I am running an 18T, sorry. That does look smooth. I will have to put a pic of mine up, now that I have it where I want it to be. And I only change 2 gears at a time when I am in a high level of assist (4 or 5 out of 5). But that could just be my personal riding style.
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    Mid Drive with a 3 speed IGH

    I ended up getting the 8 speed Alfine and now having a wide gear ratio and the ability to shift gears while stopped has completely changed the way I drive my e-bike. I now have now found myself getting a lot better fuel economy and riding around in a lower level of assist.
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    Mid Drive with a 3 speed IGH

    Meant to quote Thomas instead of Joe. I normally do shift down on hills. I will take your advice into consideration when riding. Happily I get to drive a decent amount of my ride on fairly flat terrain. I think 3 1/2 of the 4 miles to work are completely flat on a bike path. And now since...
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    Mid Drive with a 3 speed IGH

    I am using a Bafang BBS02. I feel like I don't really use a lot of the gears. Most of the time I start out in 4th gear, then as I am getting to cruising speed (18-20 mph) I shift right up to 7th (highest gear) and I skip the gears in between. Then when I am going up a hill I shift down to 2nd.
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    Mid Drive with a 3 speed IGH

    I am currently using a megarange i think 11-34. I normally need to get down to my second or third lowest gear to get up the hill. Happily the 20% grade is only for a few hundred feet or so.
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    Mid Drive with a 3 speed IGH

    I have a mid-drive and am thinking of getting a strumey archer 3 speed internally geared hub. I will probably have my local bike shop build the wheel. Does anyone have a 3 speed IGH with a mid-drive? What are your experiences, ie. can you still get up 20% grade steep hills? Do you notice that...
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    Seat set up idea... looking for feedback

    That is why I am choosing the leather saddle instead of a plastic or composite. And I will let you know how it feels after a few months of break in.
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    Seat set up idea... looking for feedback

    After further review, I think I am going to go with the B67 instead of the B17. I ride fairly upright. I would normally go with lesser expensive gear, but ,y family wanted to get me something for my bike this year for the Holidays. So I went with the more expensive.
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    Seat set up idea... looking for feedback

    Hello everyone, I am riding a hardtail Giant Sedona with a Bafang 750. Have been riding it for about 3 months now as a daily driver. It has been great, but thinking of making some improvements on the seat and seat post. Looking to put a Thudbuster ST and a Brooks B17 saddle on it. I ride upright...
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    Best methods to secure components

    If I were to see someone wheeling a bike through the store twice a day, I would like that. It would let me know that the management supports biking to work. Also, I replaced my quick releases with special skewers that need a 5 sided screw to function. Still not perfect, but I doubt your average...
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    Look of horror when I mention getting an eBike

    My LBS has been pretty supportive, but 2 of their employees ride them as well. I have had to explain to people that it is more of a car replacement than a recreational vehicle. I think once they think of it in that way, they get "it". But I also live in a small college town.
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    Giant Sedona|Bafang BBS02 Mid-Drive|48V, 13.5 A battery|7-speed

    Giant Sedona|Bafang BBS02 Mid-Drive|48V, 13.5 A battery|7-speed
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    Query re: why BBS02 cuts out on hill, eventually resetting.

    I would assume you are drawing too much power from it and that is causing your battery to go below the shut-off wattage. I noticed I have had that problem when I am high gear climbing a hill as well. I just try to always drop between 1st and 3rd on a 7-speed derailleur when climbing hills...