Sorry to disappoint all you VCers living in your DREAMWORLD .... "Drivers/driving" does NOT INCLUDE bicycle "RIDERS".
So saying bicycles don't belong on shoulders, can't "travel" on them or States don't expect you to ride them is LAUGHABLE.
Alberta in fact does REQUIRE such. So no wonder I haven't seen "Chipseal" in these parts.
(a) shall keep both hands on the handlebars of the cycle,except when making a signal in accordance with this Regulation or shifting the gears of the cycle,(b) shall keep both feet on the pedals or foot rests of the cycle other than when stopped,(c) shall not ride other than on or astride a regular seat of the cycle, and(d) shall not use the cycle to carry more persons at one time than the number for which the cycle is designed and equipped.
A person who is operating a cycle, other than a motor cycle, on a highway shall operate the cycle as near as practicable to the right curb or edge of the roadway unless that person is in the process ofmaking a left turn with the cycle.
Notwithstanding subsection (2), a person who is operating a cycle, other than a motor cycle, on a one-way highway in an urban area shall ride as near as practicable to either curb or edge of the roadway unless that person is in the process of crossing from one curb or edge of the roadway to the opposite curb or edge of theroadway.
Notwithstanding subsection (2), a person who is operating acycle, other than a motorcycle, on a highway that has shoulders(a) in the case of a highway that has paved shoulders, shall operate the cycle on the right shoulder, and (b) in the case of a highway that does not have paved shoulders, shall operate the cycle as far to the right of the roadway as practicable,unless that person is in the process of making a left turn.
A person who is riding as a passenger on a cycle(a) shall not ride other than on a regular seat of the cycle thatis designed to be used by a passenger, and(b) shall keep both feet on the foot rests provided for the useof the passenger riding on the seat.
Travel single file
A person who is operating a cycle on a highway in the same direction in the same traffic lane, except when overtaking andpassing another cycle, ...........