Petrol-powered bicycles banned from 1 October

From 1 October 2014, petrol-powered bicycles will be banned on NSW roads and road-related areas such as footpaths, shared paths, cycle ways and cycle paths. The ban will include bicycles that:

  • Have had a petrol-powered engine attached after purchase
  • Were bought with an attached petrol-powered engine
  • Are powered by any type of internal combustion engine.

The ban does not include:

  • Regular bicycles with no engines attached
  • Complying 250 watt pedelacs
  • 200 watt power assisted pedal bicycles that have an electric motor.

More information here.

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