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Regulation of Electric Bicycles

Transportation & Motor Vehicles

Under Colorado law, an electric bicycle is a bicycle with two or three wheels, fully operable pedals, and an electric motor that does not exceed 750 watts.  This issue brief provides an overview of the current state laws related to electric bicycles, as well as an overview of regulations around the country.

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details