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Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-14, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Allen
That means the motor has to be either too weak to...

That means the motor has to be either too weak to propel one faster, or be fitted with an automatic kill switch (not user controlled) that prevents the motor from operating beyond 20mph. The key word...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By Allen
Level ground. A 2 watt motor can propel a bike...

Level ground. A 2 watt motor can propel a bike faster than 20mph if you are rolling down Brasstown Bald. A thousand watt motor is going to have difficulty pushing you faster than 20 mph up Brasstown...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Allen
There is nothing ambiguous about the wording. You...

There is nothing ambiguous about the wording. You have to have a kill switch for the motor that activates at 20 mph.
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By Allen
No. The motor has to have an automatic cut off if...

No. The motor has to have an automatic cut off if the bike is traveling at 20mph or greater. Nothing to do with the grade of the road.

In short, you must tag an electric bike if it can go faster...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-28-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By Allen
Fellow Georgian. The law means just what it says,...

Fellow Georgian. The law means just what it says, no motor greater than 1000 watts, and a 20mph governor (be that a shut off, low gearing, or whatever). Going down hill or pedaling on you own you may...
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