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Huh? Grey area?SpiderLegs wrote:I've read these bikes exist in a grey area
Maybe so, but still considered a motor. You are splitting hairs at this point.CannondaleKid wrote:Now if the bike had a wind-up spring which could be released as a short-term assist (which I wouldn't consider a motorized vehicle), that would be more likely a grey area than an electric bike.
I came across a group of three riders with this type of bike while mountain biking in the Granite Mountain / Brown's Ranch area several weeks ago.SpiderLegs wrote:Had my first encounter with one of those new motorized E-Bikes on Trail 100 yesterday. Guess the intent of these bikes is to have a small electric motor to "assist" the rider up short, steep sections of trail. The bikes have a max speed of about 20 MPH. I really got ticked off when I saw this guy plowing down the trail on what in my mind is essentially a low powered motorcycle.
Has anyone else bumped into these bikes yet?