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Old 08-10-2011, 03:00 PM   #31 (permalink)
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So with a 'unsafe vehicle" charge around, can a fully aeromodded car like the Aerocivic get pulled over for being unsafe? Theres a lot of things to fall off the Aerocivic. Not saying that it would however. After all this is Bassjoos Im talking about!

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Old 08-10-2011, 03:55 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Once a vehicle has a motor of any sort, it is subject to being regulated and licensed as a motor vehicle.
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.
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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.
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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.
Sorry, I forgot to say, part of what makes a motorized bicycle a bicycle is if the powered part of the drive train can be removed without immobilization of the vehicle, in other words it has to be an add on that can be removed, not integrated like in a moped, and of course it has to be pedal powered to be a bicycle.
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