I think we all need to stop and look at the situation - you too Jan. Mopeds are classified differently based on where you live. This is something that we all know and so each persons perception of a moped is different. -- We all agree that they are lower powered vehicles though, nobody is going to mistake a high speed motorcycle for a moped.
That being said, the majority of discussion on this board is about mopeds that are under 50cc originally from the factory. This isn't a North America only board, but alot of the discussion tends to go that way since alot of the readers and posters are from America.
The adivce and information from people outside of America is awesome, and makes this board MUCH more valuable than it would be otherwise -- but there is no reason to bicker and fight over moped standards.
Jan, if there is something you'd like to say about what you call a "moped", then say it. But if all you have to comment about it is that it's "better" then the American classification then I don't really want to hear it. I'm not looking for "better" - mopeds are clearly a technology that I embrace for other reasons than the speed.