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Old 08-01-05, 12:49 AM
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Riding on I-5?

Was driving home from Ashland, OR, going over Mt. Ashland, along I-5 and at the top of the mountain saw 2 tourers riding along. Are you allowed to bike along I-5?

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Old 08-01-05, 07:48 AM
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Yes, bikers are allowed on many sections of I-5 that are outside of cities.
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Old 08-04-05, 08:26 PM
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cell phone callers make things tough.
the officers do not even know the details.
https://actcarchive.home.att.net/i597_bb.htm
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Originally Posted by MattP.
Was driving home from Ashland, OR, going over Mt. Ashland, along I-5 and at the top of the mountain saw 2 tourers riding along. Are you allowed to bike along I-5?

Thanks,
Matt
In Oregon riding on the interstate freeways is permitted when there is no reasonable alternate route. Going through major cities such as Eugene and Portland alternate routes are available.

I live in Washington state, where riding on the interstate is permitted unless otherwise posted. I have yet to find an interstate where bicycles are prohibited. I commute to work regularly from Vancouver, Washington to Portland International Airport on I-205. I also ride up the Columbia River gorge on I-84 in Oregon. The acid test: I've passed state troopers in the midst of a traffic stop in both states without any notice at all.
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