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Video: ‘The stupidest bike lane?’

Posted by on April 7th, 2008 at 8:38 am

This video from a Slate V reporter in Los Angeles takes you on a ride through the “stupidest bike lane”. It’s been circulating around the bike blogosphere for a week or so now.

Check it out below:

What’s the stupidest bike lane you’ve ever experienced?

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  • nate April 7, 2008 at 11:46 am

    There are definitely some shorter ones around town, but I dunno about more stupid.

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  • maniaque April 8, 2008 at 10:04 am

    I\’ve seen similar to this around here but I\’m guessing he\’s using this primarily to bait others to join in with their own Stupid Bike Lane vids. Gotta get me a helmet cam.

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  • bottombracket April 8, 2008 at 4:40 pm

    Hmmm… This guy should have filmed the intermittent bike lane(s) on NW Front/Naito.

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  • nate April 8, 2008 at 6:31 pm

    I have done a fair amount of biking in LA, and there are tons of stupid bike lanes that end like that. Amazing.

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  • Joe April 9, 2008 at 6:11 am

    Some Las Vegas streets will put you right
    into a car lane. I rode 4 years in the town. ( Ohh and the cars are doing 50mph
    or faster. )

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  • foote April 9, 2008 at 11:55 am

    Southbound Greeley between Going and Interstate.

    You have to cross a lane of traffic twice. Once as cars are cresting a blind hill – with no warning that cyclists must cross.
    The other at the base of an I-5 on ramp.

    It\’s suicide at rush hour.

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  • Tbird April 9, 2008 at 6:20 pm

    Heading north on Milwaukee ave just leaving Brooklyn there is a bike lane that runs for about 100 yards as you approach Powell, then it just ends. It\’s even been re-painted recently.

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