1. 1870-1910: The bicycle was seen as a technological object in
China,but was mainly used by foreigners. 1910-1930: More people
began using the bike, though this activitywas limited to coastal
commercial cities where there was a strongforeign influence.
1930-1949: The establishment of a domestic bicycle industry
allowedfor price cuts, enabling more people to own a bike. 1949
onwards: The support from the Communist government furtherincreased
the number of bike users.