Some questions for XPremium pilots:
- Does anybody use a suspension post on the XPremium seat? Or is it pointless, since the 4" fatties already soak up most of the bumps?
- I've heard the power bar is really inaccurate. I think I remember seeing a table that maps Voltage to actual expected remaining range (or at least remaining battery capacity), but I can't find it. Help?
- The XPremium is supposed to be good for 28mph. Does anyone actually do that?? I've set up the max speed, but the gearing is too low to actually go that fast. In 7th gear, I don't think I can safely pedal almost 50% faster than I do at 20mph.
- The big one ... Do you feel like your PAS boost levels are evenly/appropriately spaced? I don't. I've been testing my speed at each level to see how they compare. I applied roughly equal crank effort at each level, all in 6th gear.
PAS0 obviously does nothing.
PAS1 feels exactly the same as PAS0. As far as I can tell, PAS1 doesn't do ANYthing. Light pedaling effort results in about 8-9mph.
PAS2 applies a bit of boost, resulting in about 10mph. I'd say the pedaling effort is roughly comparable to riding an unpowered bike weighing half as much.
PAS3 is a BIG jump. I have to work to keep up with it. Comfortable speed is about 15mph.
PAS4 is a tiny step up from PAS3, about 16mph.
So PAS1 appears to be non-functional, PAS2 is too slow for me, PAS3 is too fast for casual riding, PAS4 is barely faster than PAS3.
I asked Lectric support if I could fine-tune the PAS levels, but no. Fixed values in the software. Are you seeing values like I am ??? I suspect I have a defective controller. They want me to prop the stand on a box so I can crank the bike by hand as fast as possible and see what max speed I can reach in PAS1. That's going to be a very unstable 2-man job, especially since the bike is heaviest in the rear.