Shanghai, Cycling in my city

Andy Harrison and Sarah Crabtree talk about how modern China puts Europe to shame

Road cycling is pretty niche in China, it's still a sport for the relatively privileged. Still, there are night-time fixie rides and an alleycat race circuit, there are mountain biking tours, and club rides with espresso stops.

Roads are beautifully smooth and equipped with cycle lanes almost everywhere. However, they're as busy as you would expect the roads of China's biggest city to be.

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