I am afraid FS 316.003(2) "definition of bicycle" states: "Every vehicle propelled solely by human power, and every motorized bicycle propelled by a combination of human power and an electric helper motor capable of propelling the vehicle at a speed of not more than 20 miles per hour on level ground upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels, and including any device generally recognized as a bicycle though equipped with two front or two rear wheels."
If 50 cc or less, these vehicles are not motorcycles by driver license law definition, FS 322.01(25), so a motorcycle endorsement is not required per FS 322.03(4); however, to operate them on streets and roadways, you must be at least 16 years old and hold at least a regular operator (Class E) or “Motorcycle Only” driver license. Even though these vehicles are 50 cc or less, they still fall under the driver license law definition of “Motor Vehicle” and a driver license is required to operate a “motor vehicle.” FS 322.03(1), 322.01(26) and 322.05(1).
Thus, since yours was not electric powered under the Florida law, but gas powered and while it may not require a motorcycle endorsement, it does require a license. At this point you need to contact a local attorney to defend you to seek to minimize any probation violation and they can argue you made a mistake and were improperly informed by the party that sold it to you and in most cases the court will give you some break.
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