On Sunday mornings Jakarta reserves part of Jalan Sudirman, the main north-south thoroughfare, for bikers and pedestrians.
I just got a bike, so I went with some friends over the weekend. It was pretty cool. I still ended up with a smog headache, but it took a lot longer to get one than usual.
You have to get up early; they close the road at 6 a.m. and open it back up to traffic by 9. Even so, it was pretty crowded. There were walkers and joggers and even skateboarders, and cool kids on low-riders, and annoying adults on racing bikes yelling "Coming through!"
We had a friend coming over afterward, so I stopped at the outdoor market on the way home and got drinks, little cakes and rambutans.