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The following words and phrases, when used in this Chapter, shall, for the purpose of this Chapter have the following meanings:

A. Bicycles mean every device propelled exclusively by human power upon which any person may ride and is designed to travel with not more than three (3) wheels in contact with the ground and which are more than fourteen (14) inches in diameter.

B. Bike Lane - where bicycle travel and demand is substantial and where adequate width is available, a portion of the roadway may be designated for preferential use by bicyclists.

C. Bike Path - a bike path is a bikeway which is physically separated from motorized vehicular traffic by an open space or barrier and may be within the roadway right-of-way or within an independent right-of-way.

D. Riding is the act of propelling the bicycle by means other than pushing it with the hands.

E. Shared Roadway - on a shared roadway facility, bicyclists share the normal vehicle lanes with motorists. Where bicycle travel is significant, these roadways are signed as bicycle routes.

F. Shoulder Bikeway - smooth paved roadway shoulders provide a good area where bicyclists can ride with few conflicts with faster moving motor vehicle traffic. Where bicycle travel is significant, shoulder bikeway routes are signed as bicycle routes.

G. Operating is the act of having one or more feet on the pedals to propel the bicycle.

H. Rental Agency is any person, firm, co-partnership, association or corporation engaged in the business of offering for rent, and renting, bicycles for use by members of the public. (Ord. 2513, amended, 1989; Ord. 2439 § 1, amended, 1988; Ord. 1787 § 1, amended, 1973)