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Old 02-04-2010, 12:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Bicycle Bob View Post
Re: freeway shoulders. In "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance," Robert Persig reveals his way to plan a cross-country trip. On a map, squiggles are good. That means hills and scenery. The best riding is on a road that goes from nowhere to nowhere, with an alternate route that gets there faster.
I second (or third) that. Also, in this state (Nevada) the only places where it's legal to bike on freeway shoulders is where there's no practical alternate route, as for instance with I80 west of here.

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