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Old 01-23-2008, 11:59 PM
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Driving Two Motorcycles Side by Side Still Illegal - Virginia will remain one of only two states in the nation where it is illegal for motorcyclists to ride side by side in a lane. House Bill 48 aimed to make it legal for motorcyclists to ride abreast in a single lane but was defeated in a 9-9 vote by the Transportation committee during a Tuesday committee meeting.

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riding side by side,is dengerous ,distraction=accident
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I very rarely will ride side by side. Maybe when we are going slow in a city or something but usually it's, one lane= one bike. Doesn't mean we follow the two second rule either, but side by side at 70 mph is dangerous.
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I ride side-by-side now and then, usually on the highways. But always with someone I know can ride. I think it's fun.

When I ride with our HOG group, they will go into "parade" just to gather the group. We have never had a problem (fingers crossed).



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It's illegal in Washington, but I've seen LEOs waive it when we were riding in parades (HOG)or for some funeral processions (PGR). Just depends on the circumstances.

Like another poster, I don't have a problem with people I know, but I would be concerned about making it legal and then have some bonehead think it's okay for him to ride next to me on the freeway. No thanks.

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Lots of my friends ride like that. Not for me. I have plenty to think about without thinking about what the guy 1 foot to my left is thinking or not thinking about.
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Same here, I like to chill when I am cruising. Doesn't help to have someone all up on me. It may look cool to some, but you have to focus too much, and everything has to go right (i.e., no **** in the road to swerve around).
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Legal here in Cal, just depends on who is riding next to me!
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When going through towns and at stop signs I don't mind it, but on the highway I prefer to be staggered
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My boy Ratt was the only one I trusted enoughto ride bar to bar..........poor **** iscrusin thebig highway in the sky now.
 
 
 
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