LeftieBiker wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:19 pm
You don't usually select a high assist level when starting off: you select a lower one, then do most of the acceleration after you are moving.
You may not, the question is what the kids who like to ride wheelies the wrong way down major thoroughfares or on sidewalks will do.
While i'd like to think that no parent would spend that much on a teen's bike, seeing as how we've had teens being given (and crashing) Teslas, I'm not convinced that becoming a parent automatically endows anyone with common sense. Then there are the twenty-somethings who either are or wish they were bike messengers in NYC, or just choose to ride like idjits
You'd think that Darwinian selection would eliminate most of these people in short order, but we must be making new ones faster than we're eliminating the old ones.