Now more than ever drivers are distracted with infotainment systems in the SUV, erratic driving from a lack of patience for others on the road and the worst of all, texting while driving; so being seen while riding your bicycle during low light conditions is paramount for your safety.
Nestled just outside the DC beltway in College Park, MD is Proteus Bicycles. These guys have a handle on commuting by bicycle and what you need to do reduce your chances of becoming tangled with an vehicle during your ride.
Shop owner, Laurie, demonstrates in the video below some great ideas for layering up to stay warm and remain seen by other motorists. If you're in the area, check them out especially on Thursday nights for their Potluck evenings.
Just be sure to bring some craft bevies or a dish for all to enjoy!