Australian eBike Laws

Australian eBike Laws

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Australian eBike Laws - No Registration Required, No License Required

Are Electric Bikes Legal In Australia? Can you ride an electric bike on the road in Australia?

Yes. You can ride an ebike on the road in Australia provided that the axillary motor has:
  • a maximum power output not exceeding 200 watts
Australia now has an additional new ebike category based on the EU's EN15194 standard. This means an e-bike can have a motor of up to:
  • 250W of continuous rated power.
The motor can...

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Wow wonder why they are so restrictive? Don't think the authorities understand why more power might be needed on an e-bikes to be safe. Higher wattage doesn't only mean more speed but more torque available for climbing hills and accelerating from stops too.
 

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Wow wonder why they are so restrictive? Don't think the authorities understand why more power might be needed on an e-bikes to be safe. Higher wattage doesn't only mean more speed but more torque available for climbing hills and accelerating from stops too.
Who are "they"? Poluting the environment comutting in a 12 cylinder Jaguar :)
 

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