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  1. #1

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    Who rides?

    Any of you folks ride a motor bike in Hong Kong?

    May I ask, how you find it riding in the Hong Kong traffic?

    When I ws there it didn't seem as mad as the roads in Shanghai.


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    i wanna get myself a hong kong motorcycle license. hopefully i'll do so over the next few months, finances permitting. hong kong traffic is pretty mild


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    Yeah,

    none of that "up on the pavement" contra-flow

    or the constant "paaaaarp" "paaRRPPP" "PARRRRRRRRP!!!"

    hehehehe


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    If you want to see stressful motorcycle riding conditions, you should see what people in Mumbai, India have to deal with! Brain-dead pedestrians, extreme pollution, people urinating and defecating around you, wild dogs, cows, beggars, no street signs, insufficient traffic lights and people honk constantly to alert you of their presence or their desire to pass or overtake you!


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    Talking

    Have you ever visited mainland china?


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    I think Shanghai is exactly the same as Delhi apart from the absence of Cows standing in the road


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    haha....guangzhou was perhaps worse than mumbai...in a cab with the a/c on, the pollution was overwhelming traffic wasn't too bad though. I can't comment on the rest of China...I've been living in the US for a while...nice to be back in the Far East, though...


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    Xi'an had the worst driving condition I've ever seen.. and the pollution too.. :/


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    I found Zhengzhou to have the worst pollution that I had seen...

    I pulled open a taxi door and the black silt off the handle was still on my fingers!

    Now that's dirty air!!