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I've actually ridden in Florida on numerous roads built very similarly to the stretch of US 192 you're concerned about, in addition to thousands of miles of sometimes very busy highway and even interstates. (You may find this strange, but I considered the interstate nearly the safest riding I've ever done.) From the saddle it looks a whole lot like this. ...


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I have ridden bike on roads with shoulder and 50 mph (80 km/h) speed limit. Apart from the noise, these are about the most enjoyable locations to ride bike. The shoulder means cars overtaking you are not a major hazard and in any case causes less danger than non-predictable pedestrians on mixed use paths, or bike lanes placed on the door zone of parked cars ...


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In the end: get political support for building bike roads and bike lanes. Either do that yourself or with the help of a union of NGO's (as these goals lie in curbing climate change). In Europe (or more specifically Germany) the pressure of building these roads has been an increasing trend in big cities as well as smaller villages.


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There usually is a way to avoid major highways, but it will just take longer. However, it usually is worth it to avoid really unsafe roads or major highways. The best pieces of advice that has worked for me thus far on major roads are: Visibility - So flashing rear and potentially front lights Helmet High Visibility clothing If you can drive the route ...


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Google is probably not the best tool for this, it's not tailored to the needs of cyclists. I would always use BRouter, here is the route it produces when I ask it to give me a safe route. The route is quite a bit longer, but I'd guess that there are pretty few major roads without bike lanes on it. BRouter is a nice tool that builds on OpenStreetMap data, and ...


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If you go to OpenStreetMap ("Cycle Map" layer), there appears to be some kind of cycle lane for the roads heading down the east coast. I did some quick checks with Google Street View and there are some cycle lanes along the roads that I checked. You can do some more verification using this. It is labeled as ECG on the map, which I believe is ...


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V1 is "Velocity 1 Pacific Motorway" which is a dedicated cycleway running between Lower River Terrace, South Brisbane and Eight Mile Plains. The 17km cycleway provides a safe and efficient route for people travelling by bike. source: https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/projects/Veloway-1-Pacific-Motorway It is incomplete as of posting, with work ...


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