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  1. I think the Tesla still hits a decent price-point for power/weight/range. In my opinion, the MTen3's battery's too small if it's your only wheel and you're getting into the hobby. Part of the fun is exploring and just going further and further. If you're here, and you think you'll like it, then you'll probably love it and stick with it. If that's the case and you've got the cash, then I'd get one of the newest 16" wheels.
  2. Has anyone ever installed pedals that are are simply lengthier, in order to have a longer lever arm? Maybe some extra pedal length along the entire length of the EUC, with a fraction of the width of the pedal, so as not to increase any chance of pedal scrape.
  3. Try a different tire pressure. My stock tubeless variant is at 30 psi @ 175 lb load. I don't find it particularly fun to go "fast" on it (not that you asked for my opinion ). Keeping it on the "slow" side will also give you a good bit more range with that little battery.
  4. It's one thing to simply be able to go 30, 40, 50+ mph. It's another thing to go 30, 40, 50+ mph comfortably and safely, over cracks and bumps and other lousy surfaces, while being able to come to a come to a stop as fast as possible.
  5. You are ridiculous. I’ve had a ton of crashes that resulted in none of the bullshit you’re spouting. Are you serious?
  6. I learned on my Tesla and crashed it plenty. The plastic strips around the bottom side can come off easily and snap back in easily. Other than that, I’ve had zero issues with the shell. I have to assume that he crashed the fuck out of it. Are people jumping off these wheels at 30mph and crashing them into walls? I mean, you’ll get scratches due to the type of plastic, but getting an actual break will require a crash that most wont go through.
  7. You have tiltback set to 25kph and you are going 25 and higher? It can be difficult to avoid wobbles while riding tiltback. Try setting the tiltback higher
  8. Trolley handle and side pads look the same as the older one.
  9. It came with an adapter I need to screw in first; just an extra step
  10. Might as well post in this existing thread, got my MTen3 yesterday and have been riding for a bit Quite different from the Tesla, but quite similar too. Tried to get some idea of what to pump the tire to based on internet posts, it's tubeless, I think I have it around 32psi for my 170lb weight. Checking the air pressure and filling the tubeless 10" is a pain in the ass compared to the Tesla. We'll see if it ends up leaking air and what pressure I end up preferring. Going over bumps and such is not as bad as I expected; may be due to lower tire pressure compared to the Tesla (which I have around 44psi). I can carve it like the Tesla, but it prefers doing that at a much lower speed. Accelerating and traversing hills is really nice. I've gotten somewhat used to turning, but it will take a long time to master (if ever). I have a habit of keeping my outside leg straight, which keeps the wheel upright as I turn. I can break out of the habit and make sharper turns than the Tesla, but I still chicken out of the really sharp turns that I want to be able to do. 360's, pirouettes, transitioning quickly from forward to reverse while going in the same direction, figure-skating type stuff that I see super-talented people do on youtube I really like this wheel.
  11. Unless I'm on a very straight and boring multi-use path, my feet are constantly shifting and moving, not sure what they're doing at this point On soft mode, when zig-zagging, I inevitably put weight forward and backwards as well, so the spongy soft action/dip comes into effect. For me, I couldn't get used to that tiny bit of lag when it comes to quick little turns.
  12. I rode on the soft mode for quite a while, went back to hard for a bit but quickly switched back to soft...but then I went back to hard and feel like I can't go back. While I really enjoy the braking and accelerating on soft mode (just feels a little more "fun", dunno how else to describe), I can't get over how it affects quick turns left and right when carving, slaloming, and just swishing around. The hard mode feels much more in control and exact when doing those actions.
  13. No, do you? If you go through the trouble of researching this hobby and putting down over a grand on a wheel, chances are you'll stick with it. Yes, it's an awful feeling to get so enthused about something new for months and months, put down the money, get it, and then realize it's difficult...but you get over it. I did fine buying a powerful wheel as a first-timer. The only time I wish I had a cheap wheel (sub $300) is when I want someone to try it out, but I'm hesitant to trust them with my good wheel. If I bought a weaker wheel for 600-800, I'd imagine I'd rather have that money to put towards another strong wheel.
  14. Could just be the extra friction/resistance that the wider tires offer. The amount of torque the motor can provide may not be optimized for it, compared to the thinner tire.
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