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Magic Lantern Festival at the Botanical Gardens - no bicycles
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University Station towpath access
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What sort of riding do you do?
urban cycling mostly, combined with public transport
Where do you live?
Handsworth
Tell us about your bike(s)
Brompton T6 folders - several - and an Eco Real Hybrid
About me
Enjoy cycling just about everywhere in this and other cities.

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Nine million bicycles

"There are nine million bicycles in Beijing." Lovely song but doubtful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_I5jxHqKRtw&feature=related

Fraid not. in 2001, there were 8 million bicycles and 1.4 million motorized vehicles in China.but today there are far fewer  about half as many bicycles and more than twice as many cars and this growing disproportion is worst in the capital where by 2009 cyclists were…

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Posted on January 14, 2011 at 8:57

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