Group Riding

Category: Group Riding

Cyclists Riding Abreast

Question Mike asked: I live in a bike friendly community that has nice wide roads with well-marked bike lanes. The community is so bike friendly that riders often congregate here to ride in large pelotons, but those pelotons frequently ride

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Group Riders Two Abreast?

Question Harry asked: When bicycles are in groups are they supposed to ride single file or are they allowed to ride side by side?

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A1A Group Rides

Question Paul asked: I live off A1A and on weekends the cyclists ride in large groups along this route. The problem is there seems to be no etiquette on their part. They block the entire lane while riding and chatting

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Cycling Groups at Stop Signs

Question Ed asked: I ride with a large group here in central Fl. On one of our rides we typically have 20-30 riders. What we have been doing is to require our lead rider to come as close to a

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Cycling Groups and Bike Lanes

Question Traci asked:  We had a large group (about 30) traveling north on A1A in South Palm Beach last Saturday, cycling about 19-20 mph. We were riding 2 abreast, where the riders closest to the curbs were fully in the

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Rights of Cycling Groups

Question David also asked: Yesterday (Sunday, April 1) on the Rickenbacker Causeway in Miami, a police officer was getting all upset about a group of about 50 – 100 cyclists taking up a whole lane of the road. He was

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Cycling Groups at Stop Signs and Red Lights

Question Linda Asked:  My husband and son ride in a large group and wondered how the stop signs should apply when riding.  Should cyclists as a group be treated the same as one vehicle?  Or would they instead, one rider

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Cyclists Riding Two Abreast (More)

Question In reference to the substandard-width lane:  As you know, I work on A1A which is a substandard-width lane roadway. The speed limit is 35 miles per hour and there is a no passing zone. If a bike rider was

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Cyclists Riding Two Abreast

Question The lane is not wide enough for two vehicles (bike and car) and a cyclist takes the lane.  Since the cyclist takes the whole lane, can cyclists now ride double without being in violation of impeding traffic?

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