What Classification is My Ebike?

In the USA, electric bikes, or ebikes, typically fall into one of three classes: Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3.

You can identify the class of any ebike using this information:

Class Motor Wattage Allowance Top Speed Pedal Assist Allowed Throttle Allowed
1 750W 20 mph Yes No
2 750W

20 mph

Yes Yes
3 750W 28 mph Yes Yes (up to 20 mph)

 

For more information on ebike classes and other laws pertaining to ebikes, check out the RPBlog article linked HERE.