China, Shanghai. Evening commuters hurry to get home one rainy evening. Although normally the leader in transport revolutions, where bicycles are concerned Shanghai lost out to Tianjin, the location of China?s first bicycle shop in 1915. Bicycles could not be purchased in Shanghai until 1932 when imported parts were assembled for the affluent few.  In 1940 the Shanghai Forever Bicycle Company went into production and there are now over three million cyclists in Shanghai...
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China, Shanghai. Evening commuters hurry to get home one rainy evening. Although normally the leader in transport revolutions, where bicycles are concerned Shanghai lost out to Tianjin, the location of China?s first bicycle shop in 1915. Bicycles could not be purchased in Shanghai until 1932 when imported parts were assembled for the affluent few. In 1940 the Shanghai Forever Bicycle Company went into production and there are now over three million cyclists in Shanghai...

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  • China
  • TRAVEL STOCK
  • Shanghai Odyssey
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  • 2000