The Community of Madrid has published the support system for the purchase of city e-bikes and regional bicycles in the Official Gazette.

A package of direct financial aids for the purchase of e-scooters, two-wheeled pedal powered bicycles and two-wheeled mopeds.

The total budget is € 2,050,000 and for bicycles, retroactively from January 1, 2020, support of up to € 600 (or a maximum of 50% of the suggested retail price) is considered.

The subsidies cover up to 50% of the purchase price with the following limits up to € 600 for pedal powered bicycles and a power less than or equal to 250 W.

Aid can be applied for by anyone residing in the Community of Madrid. Anyone who buys or has purchased a bicycle that meets these requirements since 1 January 2020 can enjoy this benefit.

Minimum requirements for supported bicycles.

  1. Bicycles with electric pedal assistance (Pedelec), with a maximum continuous rated power less than or equal to 250 watts and a maximum speed of 25 km / h. In accordance with the provisions of the Instruction of the Directorate-General for Transport of May 31, 2019, in which it clarifies the provisions of Regulation (EU) No 168/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of January 15, 2013. Relates to the approval of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles, and the market surveillance of these vehicles.
  2. Bicycles equipped with a rigid frame, with or without suspension, provided they are categorized by the manufacturer for urban or interurban use.
  3. Battery with a watt hour rating equal or more than 248 Wh (watts / hour).
  4. Complete lighting system: Bicycles with pedal assistance covered by this assistance must be purchased with a complete standard lighting system. Both powered by the main battery or batteries.
  5. Mudguards: these must be complete, both front and rear, and must be standard equipment on the vehicle.
  6. Kickstand
  7. Invoice price less than 4,000 euros (VAT included).

This item also includes the granting of an environmental guarantee. Maximum of € 1,250.00 per applicant to make use of shared sustainable mobility services (car sharing or moto sharing). It will be for a period of two years and eliminate a private older vehicle, over 10 years, or without an environmental label.