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Old 07-16-2010, 06:06 PM   #1
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I lane splitted today from work

So I left work today and I saw there was some massive traffic up ahead. They had 2 lanes closed off when there is normally 4 on the freeway. Anyways, rather than sit and sweat in traffic, I was contemplating on lane splitting. Just as I was, some dude on a gixxer passes me lane splitting. I thought, oh well, monkey see, monkey do, and followed behind him and we exit on the feeder.

The gixxer dude was making a left at the intersection, I was going straight. The light turns green and I go and see more traffic, so I begin to split down the middle. Just as I am going through, some flicks a cigarette at me and I feel it bounce off my arm. (I was wearing my jacket)


Later I was waiting patiently in traffic since I was a few hundred feet from the other light when I see these 3 guys on sportbikes splitting down the center, I proceed to follow the last guy since I don't like to split by myself.

I ended up riding with them on the freeway for most of the way back to my apartment.


That cigg throwing dude must not like lane splitters.


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Be glad he didn't open his door
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Old 07-16-2010, 06:33 PM   #4
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dude back home it's ok to split lanes and no one gives a flicking cig. too bad Texas is not like that.
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Old 07-16-2010, 06:55 PM   #7
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The one time I tried it, I got busted and got a ticket. Only ticket I've gotten on my bikes. :(
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The one time I tried it, I got busted and got a ticket. Only ticket I've gotten on my bikes. :(
a ticket for what?
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lane splitting. In the woodlands I believe. I think he tried to fight it in court too
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I lane split in the jeep, if that fails I drive down the ditch. I Jake traffic and I hate dumbfcks that cause traffic. I hate people in Hybrid ars doing 65 in the fast lane. I hate fckers in sport cars that go slower then in jacked up trucks. I hate truck drivers, I hate the heat. Azylum is ghey, him and Tony look like Bert and Ernie from sesame street.
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I will split, only if traffic is

.moving 15 and under, and very packed.

once it get aroundish 15 mph, or the cushion of space gets too narrow, or there are gaps starting to get longer, I pull back in line.

for the record cigs are nothing. as others have stated, watch for doors, or people who purposely pull into the safety zone. hence a reason to moderately go faster than the traffic you are splitting. (but do it safely as possible) this gives them little time to see you, and "prepare" for thier quick attack.
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The only time I would lane split if is my bike was overheating from bumper to bumper traffic, but that is my own personal choice. I would rather get in trouble with the law than ruin an engine on a bike that is currently worth over 5 grand (1 to 200 dollar ticket?).
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Didn't want to say that openly but......
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Didn't want to say that openly but......
, I will...

anyway... back to the topic.

I WISH it was a law here to be able to lane split.. I mean its hot outside. some people do not want to dehydrate just because some jackass in a prius slammed into the back of a truck because she was too busy texting, doing her makeup, yelling at her kids, and clipping her toenails.
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I lane splitted today from work

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