Re: Hey L.A.
legal to own, legal to ride. need at least an M2 (scooter license. M1 works, too.)
by law, you need to register it, dot helmet, headlight, taillight, left mirror and a horn.
license plate costs 19 bucks, one time fee.
no insurance needed.
use the custom search bar above and type in "the real deal on california law."
it's a rambling thread with all kinds of misinformation, but the first few posts tell you everything you need to know.
contact norm at venice bikes ( forum sponsor and all around nice guy) for engines, parts and info.