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E-bike inner tube hack.

E-bike evangelist Brian Sarmiento takes a yoga smash before leaving California . Image: chris taylor I had pedaled the first 20 miles up Big Oak Flat Road in Yosemite National Park, affliction its deceive identify — far away from flat, the itinerary gains 7,000 paws in altitude — when my electric bicycle’s battery eventually expired. That’s when I had one of the strangest good news-bad news times of my life. Good news: I had saddlebags including three pre-charged batteries! Bad news: heave and squeeze as I might, the brand-new five-pound…

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Bicycle-sharing firm loses 90% of its bikes, shuts down after just 6 months

All of those vandalised bikes were going to drive one of China’s bike-sharing fellowships out of business sooner or later. That hour has come. Wukong Bike one of an estimated 30 bike-sharing startups in China has shut after a mere a period of six months of operations. It had no choice: it lost nearly 90 percent of its bicycles to mischief and theft. SEE ALSO: Shared bicycles are so popular, they’ve crushed humans out of this common The company had a fleet of 1,200 bicycles in the towns of Chongqing.…

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Bike-sharing companies keep finding that people are terrible, in every city they enter

An oBike in a neighbourhood bicycle parking recognize, Singapore Image: Ng Yi Shu/ Mashable It’s been exactly three months after the first bike-sharing company reached in Singapore, but reports of abuse and vandalism of shared bikes in the town prevent popping up on social media. The majority of these shared bikes are stationless, which means they don’t need to be docked at a designated recognize. They fasten themselves after your razz is over, and you’re meant to just leave the motorcycle standing by the kerb. SEE ALSO: Bike-sharing business are…

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Bike-sharing firm Mobike can now reach WeChat’s 900 million users officially

Image: Epa/ Shutterstock Bike-sharing firm Mobike now has a style to reach the 900 million people who use China’s largest messenger app, WeChat. Mobike has was formally integrated into the converse app, allowing users to journal a razz through its in-app billfold function. SEE ALSO: People are dropping shared motorcycles in grisly collections WeChat’s wallet is a popular digital pay mode in China, where it can be used to pay at supermarkets, and to do easy money sends to friends when separating the tab. Image: Ng Yi Shu/ Mashable Composite…

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