Driving down the freeway this AM to my job, which is in a very autocentric part of town... and off to the right on a long long ramp is a cyclist, down, being tended to by EMT. Cop standing by, maroon colored truck stopped just ahead.
I can only imagine that the cyclist decided that the only surface street access to the area was just too freaking long, and either took the ramp from Miramar road to Mira Mesa Road (long and steep, with a 5-6 foot shoulder) vice taking the several mile long street route.
The only other access to the area is via the shoulder on Interstate 5, so perhaps this cyclist tried to mimic that access route on Interstate 805 instead, only without success. I wish him well.
The access to this area for cyclists is abysmal and the area is full of wide high speed arterial roads with speed limits of 55 and 65MPH... it is very unfriendly to cyclists... and the narrow bike lanes along such roads are really a joke.
Motorists have at least 2 freeways and many high speed roads to access the area... cyclists have not much and all of it is rather steep and circuitous and eventually routing a cyclist onto any of several high speed multilaned arterial roads.