E-Bikes Ride A Legal Side Street Between Bicycles And Motorcycles - 27 East

E-Bikes Ride A Legal Side Street Between Bicycles And Motorcycles

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Peter Schaefer, on an eBike in downtown Sag Harbor.

Peter Schaefer, on an eBike in downtown Sag Harbor.

This Surron X e-bike has no pedals and is classified as a motor vehicle, meaning it needs to be registered and the rider must wear a helmet. It can go up to 40 miles per hours.

This Surron X e-bike has no pedals and is classified as a motor vehicle, meaning it needs to be registered and the rider must wear a helmet. It can go up to 40 miles per hours.

authorMichael Wright on Jul 27, 2022
The growth in popularity of electric bikes — bicycles with electric motors that can propel them at speeds up to 30 mph — has presented police agencies around the country,... more

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