This bike model is only pedal assist. The technology we use with the torque sensing crankset rather than the traditional speed sensor that the competition uses doesn't allow for us to utilize a throttle. I can provide you with literature with the benefits of torque sensing technology vs speed sensing.
Yes. The Story Bikes team spent a month at the factory in February 2017 inspecting and going through their production line. We did so to insure once we're ready to produce that they can meet all demands, which they will be able to do!
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