View Single Post
Old 08-10-2011, 05:48 PM   #33 (permalink)
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: NY
Posts: 865
Thanks: 29
Thanked 111 Times in 83 Posts
Originally Posted by Ryland View Post
Not True, at least in the USA, a motorized bicycle is regulated as a bicycle and only as a bicycle as long as the electric motor or gas engine are under a set size and it has a regulated top speed, of course the motor or engine size is small enough that the Buick would move at a walking pace.
The advantage of a fly wheel of course, is that you could store up your energy while at a stop and while braking.
Technically you may be correct. However a motorized bicycle has the additional option of being pedal powered, unlike a motorcycle or motor scooter which can only rely on its motor.
  Reply With Quote