Motorised Bicycle Laws: Australia

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morsey_oner321

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I'm just looking over the laws, I think they are illegal in most states unfortunately....
But if your motorised push bike is all hooked up right, can i hop on it with a helmet and pedal through town with the motor off just me pedaling is that legal in Queensland thanks
 

Anton

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But if your motorised push bike is all hooked up right, can i hop on it with a helmet and pedal through town with the motor off just me pedaling is that legal in Queensland thanks

That's a bit of a grey area, they might still give you trouble because the bike is technically illegal on paths and road. So they might say that your intention is to ride it with the engine on, even so you were only pedaling it at the time.


"For example, if you can twist a throttle and complete a journey using the bicycle's motor power only, without using the pedals, it is illegal."

"All motorised bicycles with internal combustion engines, for example, petrol or diesel motors, are also illegal.

Illegal motorised bicycles are sometimes offered for sale or hire but must not be ridden on roads and paths. They may only be ridden on private property that isn't accessible to the general public."
 
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