Hello, I am new here, so hi everyone! I am looking at purchasing my second e-bike. For the last two years I have loved using a very early model e-bike, made before pedal assist was a thing, it only had a rear hub throttle. But recently have had to give it to another family member to use. So small talk out of the way, I have tried several different e-bikes in my area, both with and without pedal assist, and with mid drive and rear hub motors. What I learned from these test rides is that pedal assist only begins to feel natural to me when its a mid drive, torque sensor. I tried the trek verve + 3 and it rode like a dream, but the lack of a throttle is a deal breaker. Otherwise I loved that bike, so I hope that helps as far as recommendations. I look forward to your recommendations and any help is much appreciated! Thank you.