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  1. Movie Star

    Ride Quality of Pace 500

    Ride quality is good. We have 2 500s. Find the right tire pressure and you'll be fine on different surfaces. I keep mine around 30 to 40 for a softer ride. If you are aware of the takeoff in PAL 1, it is a very good thing. When taking off from a stop, especially at an intersection is where is...
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    Pace 500 1st review

    Medium size frame step thru is perfect for 5'11", plus the seat and handlebars are very adjustable on the 500. I bought 2 for us without seeing one in person and couldn't be happier.
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    Motor, bike type

    Thumb throttle is very light to engage, but one pic shows using index finger. There is room to move it to right side, but might have to place it to the left of the shifter. If seriously considering an Aventon, I would call and talk to them about any concerns or questions, they have always been...
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    Motor, bike type

    Hub drive will be fine. I was hell bent on getting a mid-drive, but glad I went with this bike. I highly recommend the Aventon Pace 500. I am 290 lbs, 6'2", not in great shape, and have a 2.5 mile ride to work, all uphill. Couldn't do it on a regular bike unless I wanted to show up at work...
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    Known Issues & Problems with Aventon Products + Help, Solutions, & Fixes

    My wife is 5'11" and is very comfortable on the 500 step thru in medium.
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    Las Vegas, NV new member

    Hi, Have enjoyed reading and searching through many posts on this marvelous online community. FedEx is delivering an Aventon Pace 500 (500w hub, 48v, hyd brakes, sand color, XL) to me today. First taste of an ebike was around 11 years ago with an Izip Trailz from Toys R Us on sale for $380...