New bike sharing scheme launched in Cambridge

The Ofo yellow bikes are popular in other countries such as China. The sharing scheme which doesn't use docking stations works by using an app to get a code to unlock the back wheel.

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New bike sharing scheme to launch in Cambridge

Ofo bikes have gone down well in China

A new bike sharing scheme, that is already a big success in China, is being launched in Cambridge.

The 'Ofo' system is similar to London's Boris Bikes but there is no docking station.

When cyclists finish their ride they find a legal parking spot for their bikes and leave them for the next user.

Users receive a message on their phone with a code to unlock the bike

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