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Never had any issue with them riding the bike (down the center line, on the shoulder or approaching a stop sign). They definitely "wake up" those not paying attention.
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Ah, that's not what we mean in the UK when we say 'rumble strip'. Our rumble strips are along the edges of roads (the outer edge, or the edge alongside the central reservation, if there is one). They have continuous shallow bumps and indentations between the bumps, maybe 3" long each, and (I guess) ¼" or so deep.
Same in the US except we have started putting them on the center line of some roads in addition to the shoulders
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I haven't experienced any problems with them either. More of a problem are the `tar snakes' (crack repair) and the `chip and seal' (tar with a gravel layer - turns asphalt into a gravel road until it settles into the pavement). Sometimes I think the DOT is trying to find ways to kill motorcyclists.
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Ah, that's not what we mean in the UK when we say 'rumble strip'. Our rumble strips are along the edges of roads (the outer edge, or the edge alongside the central reservation, if there is one). They have continuous shallow bumps and indentations between the bumps, maybe 3" long each, and (I guess) ¼" or so deep.
THE rumble strips over here have helped keep me between the lines in the dark with blowing snow.
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