Too many restrictions on E-bikes
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I resigned to the fact that I knew my passion for biking was over after several knee operations two years ago. Then a year ago I bought my first E-bike after talking to friends about how it helped them get back on a bike, especially uphill where the stress on your knees is the greatest. I am now on my second E-bike and once again enjoying being outdoors riding. Unfortunately there are still too many restrictions, especially on bike paths.

I understand how outdated and slow the government can be for changes, but I would like to ask, does your phone have a rotary dial and a cord? No, but is it powered by a battery, so is it a phone? Electric cars do not have combustion engines but run on batteries, so are they cars, maybe they should not be allowed on roads. As you can see, our society is turning towards renewable fuels, which includes batteries.

I guess I will have to ride on the streets and highways instead of bike paths. I hope I don’t get hit and hurt before changes are made.

–Brian Wilson


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