The motorcyclist merged onto the I-5 at Riverside Drive. In a tight ecru leather jacket, jeans that hugged her like a second-skin and black spike-heeled boots, she was dressed to kill.
I just hoped she wasn't going to kill me.
I was on the back of her bike, wearing dorky jeans and a look of pure terror.
Susanna Schick had offered to show me what it's like to ride a motorcycle between cars during rush hour. The controversial practice, known as lane-splitting, is commonplace on California's clogged freeways but unnerving to some motorists.
You're crawling along in your car and, suddenly, a motorcycle comes whipping past, straddling traffic lanes. Sometimes...