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A brief account of the cycling history in China

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  • 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.