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Commute home, and filtering in the UK

Wow so that was an interesting commute… As with the morning, it turns out that the weather forecast was totally wrong, again. By the time I left work it was raining, and had to go straight out into rush hour traffic at dusk. 348 more words

How and Why Lane Splitting is Safe and Good

So as a new rider, I’ve not even tried Lane Splitting (known as filtering in the UK) yet. Needless to say it’s probably the thing I’m least confident about attempting. 123 more words


Splitting atoms

Word comes of a lane-splitting bill being introduced in the Colorado General Assembly. 210 more words


999 - Filtering Behind the Emergency Services

Filtering/Lane Splitting behind an ambulance. Good or bad? Let me know in the comments!


The Threshold

Generally I don’t filter at lights.  I personally think it’s rude and entitled.  I have a big-picture vision of uplifting the reputation of motorcycle riders in the eyes of the rest of the people we share the road with.   329 more words

Beginning Motorcycle Riding

I Have a Theory...

When I first toyed with lane-splitting, I felt like I was going 6 different directions – eyes peeled, hand on clutch, hand hovering over brake while controlling the throttle, left index finger flashing the brights, and left thumb hovering over the horn. 203 more words

Beginning Motorcycle Riding

let's play who's the dickhead here? (answer: the person who's not me)

Here’s the situation: you’re in your car at the stoplight in the left turn only lane.  A motorcycle shows up off your front right bumper and gets in front of your car.   300 more words