Tri-Coastal Ride 2014

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I consider stopping in San Franciso, but the snarled traffic is not inviting. I follow the lead of other bikers, and, putting my pegs up, try my hand at lane splitting. California is currently the only state that allows motorcycles to ride between lanes of traffic. While controversial, it is common in many countries. Motorcycle safety expert David L. Hough is in favor of not prohibiting it, arguing that, for an experienced rider, it can be safer than remaining in stop and go traffic.

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