D.C. bike hazards: An illustrated guide
Being a biker in the District presents a number of obstacles. Either your lane is blocked by a delivery truck or someone's after your ride's parts. Here's a review of the common dangers of cycling to help you remember what to watch for.
Which leaves bicyclists no choice but to leave the lane and swerve into the middle of the road. The bike lanes here are sandwiched between parked cars and traffic.