"You can go faster on a push bike than a legal electric bike, up hill you might have an advantage with electric but down hill a hub motor will top out but a normal bicycle will keep getting faster. Also you are the only person suggesting a…"
"apologies after double checking it's only Switzerland that's now gone with 500 watts.<p><p>but my point still stands if you can do 60km/h + down a hill why not allow electrics to do 50km/h (if not 60) on the…"
"Honestly if letting kids paint something stopped break-ins or selling of dangerous drugs, then i would say hell yes. But that's got very little to do with the situation. Your not going to get everybody out of their…"
"So basically you don't want to make commuting or travel, easier or quicker than you have to do on a normal bike (great why don't we limit all movement to grannies walking speed so she feels better). Why the hell do you even care?…"
"Worse than that the pedelec actually makes the bike more dangerous. I had an ebike with the option (nice mid mount motor design(still pathetic 200w power) and when your waiting a traffic lights and you move the peddles at all it…"
"Are you guys serious. I just spent a fair amount of money (for me at least) on an e bike, and now I’m learning that they are going to make it illegal because it has a throttle. These things go crap all speed anyway (I can’t imagine…"