Link does not have the words "centrifugal clutch" anywhere.
Originally Posted by boxcar
Read your own link:
If sed BICYCLE has no centrifugal clutch then it is not - repeat NOT considered a motorized vehicle in the state of California.....As the thing remains a Bicycle by statute it then needs no plate......
I'm sure that California will some day get around to clarifying this obvious screw up but until then it's still a bicycle.....
Your second link is conjecture and e-legal as a police officer can not give any legal advice..... It's a huge no no....
SOME GUY FROM OREGON.
Can you read? It says "auto transmission"
Auto transmission means you can't manually change gears.
what kind of clutch is not specified anywhere.
A centrifugal clutch or manual clutch on our motors do not change gears
as in "auto transmission"
You can use an auto 2 speed or variable CVT like mopeds.
below where the 4 check boxes are: It says if you don't check
all then you are not a motorized bike so you have to register as
If you are not a motorized bike or a motorcycle then you are just
illegal like a pit bike or mini bike.
A bicycle with a motor on it is not just a bicycle in CA.
I can quote all the links that are not conjecture but I can't be bothered
to do it again for the umpteenth time.