A motorized bicycle is defined as a moped in West Virginia. A moped is defined as a motor-driven cycle with:
- 2 to 3 wheels.
- Foot pedals to permit muscular propulsion.
- An independent power source with a maximum of 2hp.
- A combustion engine with a maximum piston displacement of 50ccs.
- A maximum top speed of no more than 30mph on a flat surface.
- A power drive system that functions directly or automatically only, not requiring clutching or shifting by the operator after the drive system is engaged.
No license is required to ride a motorized bicycle in West Virginia.
You do not need to register a motorized bicycle to ride it on public roads in West Virginia.