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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 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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