Biker Passing Another Biker on the Road

What's the proper thing to do when a biker wants to pass another biker within the same lane? This question came up on a forum, where a ...

What's the proper thing to do when a biker wants to pass another biker within the same lane?

This question came up on a forum, where a Ducati rider bitched and complained because a group of Harley riders wouldn't let him pass by...
So I am on the Ducati board and they are bashing Harley riders left in right. One guys says he was driving down the Blue Ridge Parkway and a bunch of Harley Riders were doing the speed limit and they wouldn't pull over the right side of their lane so he could pass them in their lane. So he had to pass the unskilled riders by going over the yellow line. Then he bitched because he gave him the finger.
Read the whole thread here...
http://www.hdforums.com/m_1520105/tm.htm

The Blue Ride Parkway is in North Carolina, and I don't know North Carolina statutes. In California, on the other hand, lane-splitting is not illegal, and this is basically what this scenario constitutes.

If the Ducati rider couldn't get by, then tough shit. There's no law saying the Harley riders are required to pull over, unless they were slowing down a line of vehicles behind them. But since this was just one Ducati rider....

On the other hand, it's courtesy to let faster vehicles move on by. I do try to let faster moving bikes move by me when I have the room. But then again, if this is on a twisty road, then I want the whole lane to myself. If I'm ruining your ride, too bad.

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