Chinese hire bikes dumped in their hundreds on city streets

Piles of used hire bikes litter the streets of Shenzhen

Hundreds of rented bikes are piled up in the streets of Shenzhen

Hundreds of hire bikes have piled up on the streets of one Chinese city after being dumped by users.

The problem has occurred in the southern city of Shenzhen, with pictures showing more than 500 brightly-coloured bicycles piled up at the sides of roads.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.