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San Clemente City Council to Debate Limiting Use of E-Bikes on Certain Trails

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San Clemente City Council to Debate Limiting Use of E-Bikes on Certain Trails

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The San Clemente City Council will vote Feb. 2 on a motion to limit the use of electric bicycles (e-bikes) on trails and parks in the Southern California city. The motion includes restrictions on some regular bicycles as well. It affects beach trails and inland trails, and would prohibit the use of all bicycles on turf within San Clemente’s parks. “People shouldn’t be expecting a major change in terms of restriction or anything like that,” San Clemente Councilmember Chris Duncan told The Epoch Times. “The issues before the council are more about how to ensure that e-bikes are operated safely on the beach trail.” At its meeting, the council will address the inclusion of e-bikes in the code addressing use of bicycles in city parks and on trails. Speed limits will be reduced from 10 mph to 5 mph, and bicycles will need to be walked on the Mariposa Bridge. …

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