A quick word to cyclists riding around Alpine & Portola Road around Woodside — San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies are citing cyclists for riding to the left of the shoulder. Deputies will be out in force on Wednesday and Saturdays on the roads around Woodside for the next three weeks.
Although cycling to the left of the shoulder line is legal in California, the deputies are writing tickets to cyclists they see riding outside of the shoulder, even when no other traffic is present.
Local cyclist Dan Connelly was ticketed on Portola Valley Road and had his ticket overturned [PDF] in court.
H/T to Sub 20 OLH.