Bangkok is notorious for traffic congestion, and Srinakarin Road is cursed with some of the city's worst jams.
But don't rush to judge that life is always miserable for those living in the area though. If you use Google Maps, you'll find that not far from the mess on the southern part of Srinakarin Road lies a calm oasis of greenery and a big lake. The lake has been partitioned in such a way that from above it looks pretty much like the letter S in the Suzuki logo, with the bottom right corner bitten off.
Yes, that green area is Rama IX Park. Biking is allowed there but only in limited zones. That limitation, combined with the entrance fee and the fact the park, which doubles as a botanical garden, is usually crowded, means local cyclists have been forced to look for another place to ride. Luckily, that place is just adjacent to the Rama IX Park.
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