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There hasn't necessarily been a ton of backlash here, and DOT representatives have assured the public that the stated 260-pound limit for riders won't really be enforced, on the assumption that "people will be self-selecting, practical, and safe." Still, with soda ban rage still fresh in our collective memory, this policy isn't necessarily the best PR. Arguably stranger? The 17-pound limit set on items that can be stored in the bike's "cargo carrier." Seems reasonable enough, until you need to carry beer, or a dog.