torque klunk when using the throttle

ruffruff

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From day one, I've noticed a torque twist feel in the pedals when I hit the throttle. I can feel something "twisting" like it is taking up some space before the power is transferred to the chain.

Is this normal for a mid-drive? Something loose?
I contacted customer support and they said this is normal, but it sure feels like something is loose?
 

Mike Sloan

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I have the Juggernaut FS....and I definitely get that twisting feel when the throttle is used.....I wish the throttle was not as sensitive so you could more slowly add power.
 
I am not familiar with your e bike but i have a mid drive and have learned a few tricks that work with my e bike.
I pedal when shifting and no throttle. I use pedal assist at 2 or 3 out of 5 and that limits my throttle power also.
This seems to make the entire bike feel smoother and less clunky. Pedal assist level 5 is hard on the drive train i have felt in my limited experience.
I would assume you would see wear if this continues and you will determine where the slack is
 
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Mike Sloan

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Juggernaught FS uses the Bafang Ultra and is programmed for 1500W. I agree, using Sport level 5 feels too aggressive and accentuates the twisting/clunking feel from motor. When applying throttle....its really difficult to use just a little....."0" to "full" is like 1/4 inch! I very rarely use throttle, because of this.
 

ruffruff

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Yes, I'm definitely using less and less throttle as I get more and more miles on the bike. And even in snow I'm rarely over 3 on PAS.
I have only been in 5 PAS "just to feel the rush!"

I have even found that getting across the road in a hurry is just fine in 2.
 

roshan

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From day one, I've noticed a torque twist feel in the pedals when I hit the throttle. I can feel something "twisting" like it is taking up some space before the power is transferred to the chain.

Is this normal for a mid-drive? Something loose?
I contacted customer support and they said this is normal, but it sure feels like something is loose?
There are only 3 paws on the clutch on the bbs02 motor. When you throttle, you could be seeing a lashback on that. This is normal.