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Offline TeacherMan

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Battery Powered Bikes?
« on: October 11, 2017, 09:50:19 AM »
I have a pretty basic question... Trails or access behind gates that I can take a bike on, can I take one of these new battery powered bikes on? Before I spend the 2k on one Id be bummed to find out its no different than a dirt bike in terms of legalities.
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Re: Battery Powered Bikes?
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2017, 10:00:12 AM »
No. It is no different than a dirt bike for access.

Unless something has changed recently, they are classified as motorized vehicles and follow the same rules as those. 

Google USFS battery bikes, or usfs e-bike policy or something to the likes of that and you can find the official policies of the USFS and DNR lands. 

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Re: Battery Powered Bikes?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2017, 10:55:34 AM »
I was hopeful to buy and use one but the timber companies were quick to squash it. Most of their websites will tell you.
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Re: Battery Powered Bikes?
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2017, 11:07:28 AM »
eBikes can be peddle assist bikes or no assist bikes.  So you don't use the eBike peddle assist unless you are hurt and need assistance.   
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Re: Battery Powered Bikes?
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2017, 09:35:24 AM »
Weyco land 750 watts or less is ok the timber patrol told me this year.


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