Colorado’s Jefferson County Open Space allows Class 1 e-bikes

from Bicycle Retailer


GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Following a pilot program begun in February, land managers in Colorado’s Jefferson County (Jeffco) Open Space have made Class 1 e-bikes permanently legal on all trails where traditional bikes are allowed — including about 180 miles of natural-surface trails.

Jefferson County is west of Denver and includes the cities of Golden and Lakewood. Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes also continue to be legal on Jeffco Open Space’s paved trails in line state regulations and Jefferson County Traffic and Engineering Division’s regional bikeway plans.

During the pilot period, Jeffco Open Space officials gathered feedback from park users about e-bikes and monitored trail impacts.

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