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E-Bike Facts

Based in the Waterloo Region, Cycle Electric provides a wide variety of bikes for people of all ages as well as e-bikes and repair services. Over the last 20 years, we’ve helped our customers find the right bike for their needs. Through interaction with our customers, we’ve rolled out a series of answers to frequently asked questions. Check it out:

  • All operators must be over the age of 16

  • All operators must wear a helmet

  • All e-bikes must have their pedals on

  • No drivers licence is required

  • No insurance is required

  • No plates are required

  • All e-bikes are limited to an output of 500w and a maximum speed of 32 km/h

  • No passengers are allowed on an e-bike unless there is separate seating

  • E-bikes are allowed to travel where conventional bicycles travel

  • All riders must follow the same rules as conventional bicycles according to the Highway Traffic Act

  • You can be charged under the Criminal Code of Canada for drinking and driving an e-bike

  • Recharge your battery pack after every use

  • When storing batteries for long periods of time store fully charged then charge every 30 days thereafter

  • Store batteries in a warm environment

  • Only use the charger provided with your e-bike

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Cycle Electric

10 Wyman Road,
Waterloo, ON, N2V 1K7
Call Us: 519-576-1181


Service Area

  • Province wide


Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We are closed Sundays, Mondays and all Long Weekends


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