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Joe Heyden from Canastota on 8/30/2020 12:54:10 PM:
Can I ride a motorized bicycle on canal path??

Anonymous on 8/30/2020 10:17:10 PM:
The posted signs say "No Motorized Vehicles" so I would take that to mean No. However, I have seen them on the trail. Seems most will disengage when approaching you on the trail or when groups are present. As a multi-use trail I could see a good argument for them to be allowed as they become more popular.

John W. from Pittsburgh,PA on 8/31/2020 3:17:34 PM:
E-bikes are fine, I think those signs are to deter motorcycles and dirt bikes if I were to guess. I see E-bikes all the time any trail I’ve ever been on in the last couple of years and I wouldn’t even notice them if it wasn’t for the fat, battery part of the bike! :-)