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Old 06-21-22, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by tcs View Post
While I'd personally agree, I've been run off the road by an elderly amateur motorhome driver in a National Park and I wouldn't dismiss any individual cycletourist's concerns.
Yes, Yellowstone has a lot of motor homes. Worse yet many of them are rentals driven by folks who probably have no previous experience driving a large vehicle. I do think it is possible to minimize the risks to an acceptable level. That said, others with a different tolerance for that kind of traffic situation may not want to ride there. They will be missing out on a beautiful park though.

Hmm, I suppose. Riding a couple extra-long days or taking some rest days to hit a popular park on a certain day of the week during a long tour is possible.
Well, the odds are slightly better than 50/50 that they will hit it on a good day to enter the park. On a long trip like the TA you could start adjusting the plan a good way ahead if you wanted to. I have generally just taken my chances with hitting a good day of the week and been lucky never hitting any of the busiest parks on the worst days. I have chosen time of day with light motor home traffic though. If I did hit the worst day(s) of the week I am not sure if I'd actually take a day or two off or just limit my riding time to a few early morning hours. Truth be told I'd probably just do the latter and rely on the fact that I have a pretty high traffic tolerance. I don't suggest others necessarily do the same.
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