4 abreast down a highway obviously does not endear cyclists to those who are driving cars. Sometimes the best way to get others to respect your actions is be considerate
of them as well.
I agree, I don't mind sharing the road with responsible riders, but I sure hope the bikers out there protect themselves. I spent almost 5 years working as a nurse on a spinal and head injury unit. It gives you a whole lot of respect for what cracking open your skull can do to ruin your day. Please, please, bikers, be kind to yourselves and those who care about you and wear a helmet!!!! It won't hurt a bit, I promise!!