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Video of the Day: Bicycle Riding on the 10, 405

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Via StreetsblogLA

Bicycle riding on a road designated by Caltrans as a highway/freeway is illegal except when there is no reasonable or possible route for a cyclist to take (for example, you can ride your bike on Interstate 5 through Camp Pendelton). It's safe to say, there are plenty of alternative options in Los Angeles, but hey, why not?

Organized by a bicycle writer at the blog Banned Bicycles, he and nine others took to the freeways and cruised by traffic. Damien Newton at StreetsblogLA points out the definitive million dollar question left on YouTube as a comment -- "LA is made for cars. Why are bicycles getting places faster?"

With gas prices so high, you can now save time, a buck and the planet all in one ride.