Category Archives: Bikes

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 time every day traveling back and forth, … 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 the future of China is not so … 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 this Chinese guy is this adorable little … Continue reading

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Ba Ba’s Suspenders, French Concession

Father’s Day is coming up, and this morning I saw a couple of Chinese men that reminded me of this special day… You see, older Chinese men, similar to my American Grandpa, love suspenders! Obviously Chinese men prefer to pair … Continue reading

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Fish on a Bike, French Concession

I wasn’t quite sure what was on the back of this guy’s bike… …until I got a bit closer… …and discovered that it was stacked with aquariums full of fish!! I’d seen these biking fish vendors before, but I never … Continue reading

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Southside, “Greater China”

I’m off to Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and the weather forecast says it will be thunderstorms in both places for the next week. I’m only gone for two days thankfully, so I’ll be back and blogging by the weekend, but … Continue reading

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Beijing Street Style, Beijing

Although I rode around Beijing on Vega Wang‘s bike most of this past weekend, I still feel much less capable of describing Beijing’s street style than Shanghai’s… I guess I just don’t have as many pictures and references for understanding … Continue reading

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Dark Runners, South French Concession (?)

After Shanghai’s April Acid Showers, it finally feels like Summer is coming… So I’ve been doing a lot of night scootering, and have discovered some pretty cool places over the past few weeks. One such place was across a bridge … Continue reading

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Chinese Three Ways, Shanghai

Chinese people usually come in threes, as family units are made up of two parents and a single child. But you can also see other types of three-ways (the G-rated kind) around Shanghai on scooters: Although technically made only for … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away, Xin Tian Di

It’s been raining for a month straight in Shanghai, and I’m so ready for it to stop. The only thing that makes it somewhat bearable is the fact that when it rains, Chinese people break out their ponchos, which come … Continue reading

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