Old 07-18-16, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Doug64 View Post
FWIW, this was in the "Definition" section of the Manitoba, Canada's Highway Traffic Act. It was the 2016 version. I was looking for their policy about bikes on their major highways and came across this:

"Bicycle" means a device having any number of wheels upon which a person sits astride and which is propelled solely by human muscular power through the use of pedals; ( bicyclette )."
Doug, I just think that goes to show how differing people/sources have differing definitions of what one is.
From Webster's online dictionary;

Full Definition of bicycle

  1. : a vehicle with two wheels tandem, handlebars for steering, a saddle seat, and pedals by which it is propelled; also : a stationary exercise machine that resembles such a vehicle.


Note how recumbents, trikes and unicycles are excluded but a stationary exercise bike would be allowed. Note also how an e assist fits within the definition. The question is, who gets to decide what definition allows or excludes discussion.
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