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What Food Goes Best With Riding a Bicycle on the 405 Freeway?

Servorg | Jul 16, 2011 06:11 AM

Well I don't have a definitive answer, but I went with a customized Big Tomy's chorizo (with extra chorizo) scrambled soft egg, avocado and salsa burrito. This had the advantage of fitting into my Camel Back storage compartment and it was still quite hot as I climbed up to the top of the on ramp on Cotner next to the Wine House. Another huge advantage is Big Tomy's 24/7 hours as I was doing my little scofflaw routine at 2:30 AM (I may be crazy but I try not to be idiotic)/ At first I did start to go up the off ramp on Sawtelle on the south bound side of the 405, but I could hear cars going by heading South, so rethought that approach.

I consumed the burrito sitting in the slow lane of the N bound 405 watching south bound traffic get on at Santa Monica Blvd. After consumption of the burrito (a little messy from the extra chorizo and the fact that Big Tomy's only wraps in paper - no aluminum foil - but it was quite excellent) I made a bee line for the fast lane. Completely empty 405 on the N bound side. I rode towards the SM Blvd. off ramp. On the opposite side a CHP unit sitting on the shoulder began shining his spotlight at me (must have seen my headlights) so I exited at SM Blvd. and went for the balance of my ride.

One more experience for my cycling & eating diary...

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Wine House
2311 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Big Tomy's
11289 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

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