E-bike riders, as all bike riders, are passionate advocates for growing the sport. There are still many myths to dispel and facts to drive home about e-bikes. Whether you’re trying to learn more about e-bikes and where they’re allowed, or advocate for better policies, we can help with these resources.

Advocacy Tools

Stories and Expert Accounts

Progressive E-Bike Laws and Ordinances

  • Jefferson County decision to allow Class 1 eMTBs wherever a bike is allowed.
  • Santa Clara County Parks allows electric bicycles anywhere bicycles.
  • In 2017, the San Juan National Forest released its management decision for the Hermosa Watershed Recreation and the Hermosa Watershed Management Plan on the Forest last fall. Class 1 e-bikes will be allowed on 13 miles of non-motorized singletrack trail mostly at the Purgatory ski area close to Durango, Colo.
  • The City of Durango, Colo. will allow Class 1 e-bikes on paved city trails after a yearlong trial.
  • Ada County (Idaho) will allow Class 1 e-bikes on its 125-mile bike park for a year long pilot period.
  • The City of Boise, Idaho will allow Class 1 and 2 e-bikes on city streets, sidewalks, bike lanes, and Greenbelt paths.
  • Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort secured approval from the U.S. Forest Service to allow Class 1 eMTBs on its 80-mile trail system. Here is an educational PDF on trail access.
  • E-bikes are allowed in state parks in CO, DE, FL, LA, MO, MN, ND, NV, PA, UT.

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