Cyclists Ride the Freeway from 101 to 110

Some of you may remember our friendly neighborhood Crimanimalz and their freeway bike rides. Now a different group of cyclists has followed their example and made a video of riding the freeway from the 101 to the 110 during a recent Friday evening rush hour.  Meanwhile, the Crimanimalz were busy doing their own ride on the same day, entering the 405 from Wilshire Boulevard.

As these rides become more common, the question begins to loom: are freeway rides the Critical Mass rides of the 21st Century?

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