Old 04-15-09, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by HammyHead View Post

Another change affecting mountain roads in particular, he said, would be to allow riders going as fast as traffic to ride in the middle of the lane — rather than navigate gravel and other obstacles on the shoulders.

“For the cyclist coming down Boulder Canyon ... right now they’re supposed to ride as far to the right as they can,” Brophy said. “That might not be the safest place in the road at 50 mph.”
Colorado law currently requires cyclists to ride "as far to the right as practicable", and makes pretty generous allowances for circumstances where a cyclist would ride in the middle of the lane. So the proposed law seems to be duplicating laws that are already on the books.
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