Category Archive: Bikes

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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Balloon Bandits, Xin Tian Di

Balloon bikes may be my favorite kind of bikes on the roads of Shanghai, but don’t let their cuteness fool you… These people are wacky drivers (even by Chinese standards), and I have… Continue reading

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Size Matters, Lu Wan District

Chinese people love erecting giant, phallic buildings in the name of engineering (see Pudong), but those of us in the know really know that such structures are just a form of overcompensation. But… Continue reading

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Shake a Lady, French Concession

“Killer Tunes / Broadcast / Shake a Lady” I’m not sure what this means but I like it… As long as he’s only shaking ladies who want to be shaken. I mean, who… Continue reading

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Rucksacks, French Concession

The sun is finally starting to pierce through the smog layer, and corresponding with the sun’s emergence is the coming out of the many characters that typically populate Shanghai’s streets in the warmer… Continue reading

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Hair Cues, Xu Jia Hui

Chinese people always have the best hair styles. I mean, Chinese hair is great to begin with, but what really counts is how they choose to cut and style it. I’ve seen a… Continue reading

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Off the Grid, Not in Shanghai

I know I’ve been neglecting my blog lately, but I have 3 good reasons why: 1 – I have a new job, and it’s not really in Shanghai… I’m spending a ton of… Continue reading

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“Super” Future, South Shanghai

Today I went to the far, far southern edges of Shanghai where cabs are a different color and make and large tech companies have set up huge complexes that manufacture tomorrow’s technologies… But… Continue reading

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Happy Ba Ba’s Day!!!!!

Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads out there!! (not sure if they are a target demographic of my blog, but there’s got to be a few, right?) Anyway, I’m not sure if… Continue reading

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