Foreigner's Guide to Bicycling in China: everything you ever (and in some cases perhaps never) wanted to know about bicycling in the Middle Kingdom | Speaking of China

4 Responses

  1. Elan
    Elan May 29, 2009 at 3:23 pm | | Reply

    it’s great joy to read your article about cycling in China! actually i used to ride bicycle VERY OFTEN in Beijing, though it did like an “obstacle course” most of the time.. anyway, thx for posting!:) hope you enjoy life in China! btw. i am currently an international student outside China. ..miss my bike!XD

  2. Alicia
    Alicia September 12, 2009 at 11:19 am | | Reply

    Great Article! I’m in Shanghai for a few months and I just started biking last week. No major accidents yet, but your article covers all the bases when it comes to traffic.

  3. Chris
    Chris May 11, 2010 at 5:06 am | | Reply

    Oh the joys of biking in China. At first it was quite scary and frustrating but I soon learned to enjoy it. All those obstacles make a really nice “real life” video game and improves your hand-eye coordination quite a bit.

  4. Lee
    Lee March 12, 2012 at 8:27 pm | | Reply

    great post!

    I’m about to buy a bike because I just moved to Shanghai. I’ll make sure to keep your recommendations in mind! When I had a Giant bike in Yangzhou, it was stolen in about 1.5 hours, the time it took for me to eat dinner with my wife in the Living Mall.

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