Kansas State Electric Bike Laws

Kansas State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

The state of Kansas (KS) defines electric bikes as two wheeled device with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750w that has a maximum speed on a paved level surface of 20mph.

Licensing and Registration:

The state of Kansas does not have any licensing or registration requirements for electric bikes.

Helmet Law:

Any person under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.

Where to Ride:

Electric bikes may ride on city streets as far right as practical. Electric bikes are prohibited on county highways and interstates. Electric bikes are permitted on bike paths unless posted otherwise.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable. EVELO strongly encourages checking with City, County, State and other local agencies for the most recent laws governing the proper, legal use of electric bicycles in your area. Source: Kansas Cyclist Wondering where to go next?