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Old 10-15-2013, 08:50 AM   #1
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ya they are awesome, I wonder if the cops would mess with you if you were out riding it around on the street
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Is it legal to ride on the street with the motor on?

Laws for motorized bicycles vary by state so we recommend reading up on your local area before hitting the road. However, in some states, motorized bicycles that are 50cc or under, automatic transmission, and is capable of pedal propulsion do not require registration. Some states allow motorized bikes in the bike lane and some don't, also, there is usually a 30mph speed limit on motorized bikes. Some other requirements like headlight, taillight and horn maybe needed, along with proper safety equipment.
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In Texas it would have to be registered/inspected as a scooter (under50cc's) or as a motorcycle (over 50cc's).

The total cost once all parts have been purchased us near 3K. A dirtbike would be a better option IMO.

If I lived in a state that didn't require all the red tape associated with ownership I would be interested.
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i believe they just changed the law this year to reflect any motorized bike above 35cc, so now even our two stroke 49cc friends have to register (and inspect) their bikes
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i believe they just changed the law this year to reflect any motorized bike above 35cc, so now even our two stroke 49cc friends have to register (and inspect) their bikes
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