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  1. Sai Kung bicycle dump is back as seizures continue

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christopher DeWolf Sai Kung's bicycle graveyard is back and bigger than ever. Last week, dozens of bikes were seen piled atop one another on a stretch of government land near the junction of Hiram's Highway and Clear Water Bay Road. It's a symptom of a wider problem- an acute shortage of bicycle parking spaces. According to the last Travel Characteristics Survey, ...

  2. Policeman critical after bicycle crash

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 52-year-old off-duty police senior inspector from the marine regional command and control centre was treated for severe injuries at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin after a bicycle crash in Tai Po. He was found unconscious on the roadside with head injuries at about 4.30pm. His mountain bicycle was nearby. Police believe he lost control when travelling down ...

  3. Bicycles the ultimate form of clean and healthy transport

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... believe this is possible, but when I think of a form of transport that is both clean and healthy, I do not have a vision of a bullet train, but of a bicycle. Hong Kong is a densely populated city. With so little available space, as well as an increasing demand for legal bicycle parking areas, there is clearly a need for the government to take immediate action. Tourists and Hongkongers who ...

  4. Market that buys 51m bicycles a year knows better than self-absorbed Western 'fixies'

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... in journalism?- recently wrote with contempt that there are practically no 'fixed-gear' bicycles on the mainland. The piece, published on Slate.com, was titled 'Are There Really No Hipsters ... as they are called by aficionados, are usually brakeless, single-speed bicycles in which the only gear is locked in place on the back hub, so the cyclist has to reduce speed by pedalling forward at a slower ...

  5. Bicycle safety device nets inventors six trophies

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Riding a bicycle in Hong Kong can be hazardous, especially when negotiating the traffic, hairpin bends and precipitous slopes of the Mid-Levels. So when four boys at St ... of a device to improve cycling safety. It took nine months to complete the prototype 'Speed- in Control' and rig it up on an old bicycle, but the end result was so impressive it scooped six ...

  6. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Dutch cycling utopia fast becoming a daily nightmare

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Amsterdam

    ... of cycling bliss into a daily hell. In a small country where bicycles outnumber people by 1.2 million, the Dutch have simply run out of space to accommodate the 5 million cyclists who take ... "Bicycles are an integral mode of transport in our city," Amsterdam's council said, but, in a worrying trend, "the busiest bicycle paths are too small for the growing stream of daily ...

  7. Ministries unite against bicycle thieves

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Six government ministries are forming a coalition to combat the rampant theft of an item dear to the majority of the mainland's population: the bicycle. Senior Ministry of Public Security official Ma Weiya said yesterday it was a common belief in the capital that if you had not had at least two or three bicycles stolen you were not a Beijinger- an adage ...

  8. Bicycle thefts drop 40pc in capital after month-long crackdown

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guo Aibing Beijing police have recovered 780 stolen bicycles and arrested 314 bicycle thieves and their partners in a month-long crackdown on one of the most prevalent crimes in the capital. Police said the success of the campaign was due to extending their investigations to cover not just the bicycle thieves but also their partners who helped hide the bicycles and those who ...

  9. Media blackout on bicycle suit

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guangzhou's ban on electric bicycles. A source said the provincial propaganda department told local newspapers on Monday night not to cover the issue, which has received wide media coverage outside ... bicycles. Ye Cunhuan, 41, said she applied to the court to have her electric bicycle returned after police took it on December 7, accusing her of 'adding an electric engine to a bicycle ...

  10. Bicycles still the mainstay for millions of people

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joephine Ma in Beijing 'The bicycle kingdom' can never be taken over by the rising number of motor cars, according to Wang Fenghe, chairman of the China bicycle association. An average of one in three people in China has a bicycle, with the official estimate of about 500 million bicycles in use. The number is many times the 21.324 million passenger cars in use on the web ...




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