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City Asked To Allow E-Bikes On Its Paved Trails – Brevard, NC


September 19, 2019

Art Odell, Sycamore Cycles’ manager, asked Brevard City Council at its Monday meeting for a text amendment to its regulations prohibiting motorized vehicles, specifically E-bikes, from operating on paved sections of the city’s greenway trails.

“In 2003, when phase one of the greenway was started, motorized vehicles conjured up images of automobiles, motorcycles, ATVs, so this made perfect sense because, of course, we would like to keep our greenways uncongested and peaceful,” Odell said. “However, today we are seeing a new class of bicycle in the United States: the pedal assist b...

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