bicycles

Japanese people outraged by group riding bikes through underground shopping mall in Osaka 【Video】

Group includes a man in his 40s who sees no problem with doing wheelies through Namba Station.

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Mother smacks child for riding bike in front of oncoming car, debate ensues【Video】

Japanese netizens both condemn and praise this mother for her actions.

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Tokyo senior citizen steals 159 bicycle seats in bizarre revenge plot【Video】

When life hands you lemons, give lemons to as many other people as possible?

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Old Japanese photos show the awesome skill of soba delivery workers in the Showa era

Uber drivers have nothing on these delivery pros.

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Diligent kitties conduct thorough bicycle examinations, keep the world safe for cyclists

No flaws will be missed under the thorough eyes of these meow-chanics!

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Bicyclist in Osaka gets 2,000 yen from random middle-aged woman for working hard and looking cute

Roadside largesse from complete stranger inspires others to share stories of unexpected generosity in Japan’s famously money-loving city.

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Hardcore anime fan rides bike 250 miles to Tokyo to attend Comiket convention

Who needs the bullet train when you’re a fan with legs of steel?

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Japanese police officer pursues, pulls over Lamborghini supercar…while on a bicycle【Video】

573 Italian horsepower vs. two legs of a Japanese cop.

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Google Street View captures hilarious before-and-after of person cycling into a ditch 【Photos】

Poor cyclist’s embarrassing tumble caught on camera.

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Please don’t make the stupid mistake of taking an “abandoned” bike for a ride in Japan

Just about the dumbest way to get in trouble with the law while living or traveling here.

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Japanese thief returns stolen bicycle, includes written apology and edible gift to say sorry

But even after all that, he still shows no intention of reforming.

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Tokyo bike rental/sake merchant combo is a perfect way to explore the city, relax after the ride

Start your day with fresh-brewed coffee, fill the afternoon with sightseeing, and end it with delicious sake.

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Japanese cosplayer dresses as female high school student for new road bike campaign

These images show why the popular cosplayer has become the face of Japanese high school girls around the nation.

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Diabolically clever Kyoto style of writing “No bike parking” has Japanese Internet impressed

The famous hospitality of Japan’s old capital is being put to intimidating use to combat inconsiderateness outside this building.

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Watch out for bicycling deer?! Strange traffic sign confuses and inspires Japanese Twitter

Can the internet hivemind can figure out what this sign means?

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Tokyo may soon require bicyclists to strap on a helmet before getting on the road

After 11,000 bike accidents last year, the Tokyo metropolitan government is considering new safety regulations.

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7 odd behaviors in Japan as seen by Chinese tourists

Last year about 5 million Chinese tourists visited Japan, and Chinese website NetEase was kind enough to compile a list of seven of Japan’s most unusual habits according to them.

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Video of a man riding a bicycle made to look like a white horse is both beautiful and bizarre

Why is this young man riding the horse bicycle around Bangkok? We have no idea, but we can’t stop watching this video!

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Steal this umbrella and be cursed for life! Japanese Twitter users’ creative anti-theft measures

Japan is known for having one of the lowest crime rates in the world, making it a safe and comfortable place not only for its citizens, but for foreign tourists as well.

But there are still minor cases of theft that bug the local residents, especially when the rainy season comes showering by. Instead of expensive items such as wallets and cars, what’s getting taken are things such as umbrellas, which are inexpensive but highly valuable when it is raining cats and dogs. To fight such petty crime, the citizens of Japan have come up with their own unique ways of fending off such petty thieves. Check them out after the break!

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