Wisconsin Motorized Bicycle Laws

License Required & Registration Required

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    A motorized bicycle is classified as a moped in Wisconsin. A moped is defined as a vehicle with:
    • Bike-style pedals.
    • Engine of 130cc or less.
    License

    You must have a valid drivers license to ride a motorized bicycle in Wisconsin. You can also get a special moped license if needed.

    Registration

    A motorized bicycle must be register and titled to ride it on public roads in Wisconsin.

    Other Motorized Bicycle Laws
    • You are not allowed to drive on freeways or sidewalks.
    • You can take up a traffic lane as long as you don't block traffic.
    • You can't take passengers.
    • A helmet is not required.
    • Lights are not required in the daytime.