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#2 Beijing (Peking), China: Great Bicycle City Photo Tour

“There are nine million bicycles in Beijing
That’s a fact
It’s a thing we can’t deny
Like the fact that I will love you till I die.”

Enjoy these great bicycle photos from Beijing while listening to the beautiful song by Katie Melua that starts with these lines.

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As CBS News reports, there are actually more than 9 million bicycles in Beijing and they are really a sight to see: “It’s one of the most beautiful sights in China’s capital: flocks of bicycle riders all moving in tandem through the city’s wide boulevards. Metropolitan Beijing is packed with almost 12 million people and 13 million bicycles, making the simple two-wheeler hard to miss.”

Check out these beautiful and funny pics of Beijing bicycles and bicyclists.

If you missed the previous bicycle photo tours, take a look:

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  1. Hi!I study industrial design at PUC-Rio University, in Brazil. I am graduating this year and my graduation project theme is about carrying things on the bike.
    So, I would like to hear from you, who have experience in this subject, what do you think about racks, what works, what doesn’t work and why?
    Your opinion would help me a lot!
    thank you a lot!

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