Old 01-13-21, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by gsa103 View Post
I have a suburban commute. In my case, I get some exercise, and using an ebike let's me take the bike paths and trails. With a motorcycle or scooter I would be sharing it with 55mph road traffic, do a dedicated trail seems much safer.
Running an electric motor on bike paths/lanes that you can't access with a gas motor makes total sense to me. OP has a rural commute with 28-29 mph average and is looking for faster speeds. Even the slowest moped will go 30-35 mph and cost less than half of a $6k ebike.
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