South Dakota Motorized Bicycle Laws

License Required & Registration Required

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    A motorized bicycle is classed as a moped by South Carolina state law. A moped is any bike featuring:
    • 2 or 3 wheels.
    • An engine less than 50cc.
    • No clutching or shifting.

    A valid Class 1 license is required to ride a motorized bicycle in South Dakota.


    To ride a motorized bicycle legally in South Dakota you will need to register it and title it just like a moped. Insurance is also required.