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Kingdom of Electric Bicycles

Kingdom of Electric Bicycles

In the bike parking lot of Zhang Shan Park Subway Station in Shanghai, the electronic bikes outnumber the regular bikes. There are dozens of them, ranging from brand new and fashionable Giant bikes to old, rusted bikes. No matter their condition, they are a growing trend in China’s changing bike culture.

Natooke Making Fixed-Gear Bikes Cool

Natooke Making Fixed-Gear Bikes Cool

When Ines Brunn first opened up Natooke, her fixed-gear bike shop in Beijing in 2009, it took a while for the idea of fixed-gear bikes to catch on with Chinese cyclists. Fixed-gear bikes are so named because they have only one gear on the back wheel that’s directly connected to the pedals.