Montana State Electric Bike Laws

Montana State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

The state of Montana (MT) defines electric bicycles as a bicycle with two operational pedals with a motor attached that does not exceed more than 500W. The power source may not propel device, unassisted, at a speed exceeding 30mph on a level surface. The motor must not require clutching or shifting.

Licensing and Registration:

The state of Montana does not require license or registration for electric bikes.

Helmet Law:

Helmets are required for riders under 18 years of age.

Where to Ride:

Electric bicycles may be ridden on roadways and bicycle paths, including state park paths.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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: Montana State Statues Wondering where to go next?