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Ofo on verge of bankruptcy

Ofo, one of two companies that came out on top of the bike-sharing gold…

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It’s Uber…but for bicycles: The American on-demand leader takes a page from China

The company that invented and exported much of the “sharing economy”…

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Picture of the Day: Shared motorbikes in Beijing promoted by Santas

Just some Santas showing off their gnarly rides in Beijing. Also…

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Picture of the Day: My favorite bike in China is this fake Ofo

Here’s a pleasant surprise. On my way to a bilingual…

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China: This is too many bikes

There’s a Katie Melua song called “9 Million Bicycles” that starts, “There are nine million bicycles in Beijing. /…

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Has China reached peak bike sharing, or will the cycle continue?

Peak bike sharing? It seems like just yesterday we lauded China’s innovative bike-sharing companies: “Bike sharing done…

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Thirty thousand on-demand umbrellas disappear

China has become a world leader in on-demand services — which are often described as comprising the “sharing…

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Theft and sidewalk congestion plague China’s bike-sharing companies

Though China’s latest bike-sharing frenzy hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down, problems are piling up like the…

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A primer on China’s booming bike-sharing industry

Caixin has published a review of the Chinese bike-sharing industry. It’s not a news story, but…

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Bike sharing done right: A real Chinese innovation

The bike-sharing companies that are powering a transportation revolution in China’s urban centers are not like those in the…

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