For people who are not from Albuquerque Paseo Del Norte is full Al Unser Jr’s and that is why I try to avoid it as much as possible. I was coming home from the airport Sunday and witnessed two idiots racing on Paseo. This past Friday two guys racing Mustangs caused a bad accident on I-40.
I hope they make an example of Unser big time.
I commute on this section daily. My experience is that at earlier commute times, you get a couple of idiots, but most folks stay between 60-70 MPH. It's the non-commute times that folks really open up - I've been doing 70 and have been passed like I was sitting still (once by a cop, who was not on duty - called the city on him - no lights, no siren, no nothing but a white streak). I've witnessed donor cyclers riding wheelies at well over 70 mph.
Paseo is three lanes in each direction, and except for a big dog-leg, mostly straight.