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Dec. 16, 2016, 11:15 a.m. -  ExtraSpecialandBitter

#!markdown Although countries differ, the actual definition in Canada is that the electric motor on a bicycle must be restricted to 32 km/h. It says nothing about throttle vs. pedalec or anything about your formula above. There are many e-bikes with throttles and switches. I'm also fairly certain the Levo has a switch somewhere to turn it on or off or change the level of assist. Shall we call it a motor-bicycle? It's not a bicycle and it's not a motorbike, but legally there are many things that could be e-bikes that wouldn't match your formula, and no matter how much you don't like it, people will abuse the laws and ignore access issues. < vehicles/Pages/Electric-bikes.aspx> There are also some companies that seem to be telling people that LSMs are e-bikes. I've had more than one person confidently tell me that he was on an e-bike according to the City of Vancouver while riding one of these: <> So don't be surprised when one of those Zeros shows up on your local trails because someone decided that it was an e-bike. Who's going to enforce your definition of e-bikes on the trails?

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