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Chinese bike-sharing giant Ofo expands to Australia, thinks it's figured out the bike dumping problem

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It’s a cheap, sustainable and fitness-building means of public transport — what could go wrong?

Dockless bike-sharing has come under fire of late, thanks to unrelenting jerks users dumping the bikes in random places, vandalising and stripping the bikes for parts.

Now, one of China’s most aggressive bike-sharing companies, Ofo, has launched in the Australian market, picking Adelaide for its debut in the southern hemisphere — and Ofo reckons it’s got these pesky dumping problems all sorted.

Ofo joins other competitors already in Australia, including local firm ReddyGo, and Singapore-founded oBike, both of which launched some months ago. Read more…

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