Durango bans pedal-assist bikes on trails

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Durango bans pedal-assist bikes on trails

City Council cites public safety in enforcing ban on Durango trails
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Durango bans pedal-assist bikes on trails

Bill “Beatle” Abshagen rides his pedal-assist bike from his Rockridge subdivision home. After several surgeries, he uses the bike to ride challenging trails and to run errands. He says the city should allow such bikes on its trails.
This is the motor of a pedal-assist bike owned by Bill “Beatle” Abshagen, who says the city should not have banned such bikes from its trails. The city says it did so for safety reasons.
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