The land of bicycles

So you thought China was a land of bicycles and that even the Po-lice had special police bikes? Well you ain’t wrong. I spotted this down a back alley outside Sanlitun Police station in Beijing.

The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart. ~Iris Murdoch, The Red and the Green

At first I giggled and snapped away, but then thought, in terms of greening, this is a great idea. Take note London, New York and Paris…


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