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A new bike-sharing service is coming to the Lower Mainland, after U-bicycle Canada opened an office in Vancouver on Tuesday.
Unlike other bike-sharing companies in the city, U-bicycles aren’t paired with docking stations. This means they can be picked up or left in any legal parking spot because riders unlock the bikes with an app.
The private company, co-founded in China, started out in Victoria last fall, where it distributed 160 lime green rental bikes.
Raviv Litman, the company’s operations manager in Victoria, says
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