Category Archive: Bikes

Stuck Between a Rock-Like Mattress and a Hard Mattress, Fuxing Road

Sooooo I’ve been in China for exactly 6 years now, and that makes me feel like this: In some ways, it’s super comfortable… but it’s also really awkward and not always that cushy.… Continue reading

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Future Blue Shoes, Fuxing Park

When I was a kid I always always always wanted those tennis shoes that light up and blink when you walk, so naturally these bright, futuristic, and always-on shoes caught my eye as… Continue reading

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Beat the Heat, Shanghai

Most people don’t look forward to typhoons, but in Shanghai they are known to bring the best weather (and the lowest PM 2.5 levels!). With brief, refreshing rainstorms and a constant wind, the… Continue reading

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Head to Toe, Nan Chang Road

Guyzzzzzz, I’m baaaaacccccckkkkkkk! And that means so are pictures of Chinese people on da streets!! Soooooo… summer is officially here after a long rainy season and people are breaking out their summer gear, but… Continue reading

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Death Wish, Huang Pu District

This guy may or may not have a death wish… Not only is he riding with one hand but he’s also crossing the intersection illegally (notice the green light in the background) while… Continue reading

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Golden Rainy Weekz, Lu Wan District

So I think it’s been like monsoon season or something in Shanghai cause we have been getting hit HARD… like to the point where we can barely drive or ride in this ish… Continue reading

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That Flow, Shanghai Outskirts

There are few combos that are better than something flowy and some wind… So when it’s windy and there are cool girls in cool clothes on bikes, sh*t starts getting real real, real… Continue reading

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Big Boy Bikes, Huang Pu District

Young boys and old men the world over seem to have an affinity for wheels, but here in China they seem to revel a bit more in the diversity of vehicles available and… Continue reading

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Shady, Xin Tian Di

Summer is slowly rolling in this year, and with its gradual appearance I’ve started to see the gradual reappearance of some of China’s most functional summertime gear. For those of us on wheels,… Continue reading

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Bad? Boys on Bikes, Xin Tian Di

I don’t know what it is about this intersection (Fuxing Road and Danshui Road), but I always see the craziest, coolest Chinese people around here. I just posted about “Balloon Bandits” running a… Continue reading

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