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Loaded-up bicycles

<p>A recyclable materials collector stands in front of her overloaded tricycle on a main street in central Beijing March 12, 2010.   REUTERS/David Gray</p>

A recyclable materials collector stands in front of her overloaded tricycle on a main street in central Beijing March 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

A recyclable materials collector stands in front of her overloaded tricycle on a main street in central Beijing March 12, 2010. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>A woman rides a tricycle bearing a newly purchased couch along a main road in central Beijing October 14, 2008.   REUTERS/David Gray</p>

A woman rides a tricycle bearing a newly purchased couch along a main road in central Beijing October 14, 2008. REUTERS/David Gray

A woman rides a tricycle bearing a newly purchased couch along a main road in central Beijing October 14, 2008. REUTERS/David Gray

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<p>A man carries balls on his bicycle in New Delhi August 16, 2009.   REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli</p>

A man carries balls on his bicycle in New Delhi August 16, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

A man carries balls on his bicycle in New Delhi August 16, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

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<p>Chinese acrobats perform stunts on a bicycle during a show in Kathmandu October 13, 2009.    REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar</p>

Chinese acrobats perform stunts on a bicycle during a show in Kathmandu October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

Chinese acrobats perform stunts on a bicycle during a show in Kathmandu October 13, 2009. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar

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<p>A worker carries goods on his tricycle amid heavy fog on the outskirts of New Delhi January 20, 2010.    REUTERS/Reinhard Krause</p>

A worker carries goods on his tricycle amid heavy fog on the outskirts of New Delhi January 20, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

A worker carries goods on his tricycle amid heavy fog on the outskirts of New Delhi January 20, 2010. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause

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<p>People carrying loads of aluminium cans on their bicycles arrive at an aluminium recycling factory in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, December 10, 2008.   REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao</p>

People carrying loads of aluminium cans on their bicycles arrive at an aluminium recycling factory in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, December 10, 2008. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

People carrying loads of aluminium cans on their bicycles arrive at an aluminium recycling factory in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, December 10, 2008. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

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<p>A bicycle loaded with empty water bottles is seen parked on a sidewalk in central Shanghai October 23, 2009.   REUTERS/Nir Elias</p>

A bicycle loaded with empty water bottles is seen parked on a sidewalk in central Shanghai October 23, 2009. REUTERS/Nir Elias

A bicycle loaded with empty water bottles is seen parked on a sidewalk in central Shanghai October 23, 2009. REUTERS/Nir Elias

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<p>A labourer transports goods using a tricycle on a street in Shenyang, in northeast China's Liaoning province, November 20, 2006.   REUTERS/Sheng Li</p>

A labourer transports goods using a tricycle on a street in Shenyang, in northeast China's Liaoning province, November 20, 2006. REUTERS/Sheng Li

A labourer transports goods using a tricycle on a street in Shenyang, in northeast China's Liaoning province, November 20, 2006. REUTERS/Sheng Li

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<p>Election officers load ballot boxes onto a bicycle to distribute to Barombong village in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province July 6, 2009.   REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad</p>

Election officers load ballot boxes onto a bicycle to distribute to Barombong village in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province July 6, 2009. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad

Election officers load ballot boxes onto a bicycle to distribute to Barombong village in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province July 6, 2009. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad

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<p>A Chinese worker loads a tricycle with dried wheat stalks at a farm in a Beijing suburb June 17, 2005.     REUTERS/Jason Lee</p>

A Chinese worker loads a tricycle with dried wheat stalks at a farm in a Beijing suburb June 17, 2005. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A Chinese worker loads a tricycle with dried wheat stalks at a farm in a Beijing suburb June 17, 2005. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A Vietnamese woman rides a bicycle loaded with cardboard boxes to be recycled in Hanoi on International Women's Day July 8, 2002.   REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A Vietnamese woman rides a bicycle loaded with cardboard boxes to be recycled in Hanoi on International Women's Day July 8, 2002. REUTERS/Stringer

A Vietnamese woman rides a bicycle loaded with cardboard boxes to be recycled in Hanoi on International Women's Day July 8, 2002. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A man pushes his bicycle loaded with firewood on the Mchinji road-the highway linking Malawi to Zambia's eastern province April 21, 2008.   REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko</p>

A man pushes his bicycle loaded with firewood on the Mchinji road-the highway linking Malawi to Zambia's eastern province April 21, 2008. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

A man pushes his bicycle loaded with firewood on the Mchinji road-the highway linking Malawi to Zambia's eastern province April 21, 2008. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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<p>A Congolese man struggles with a load of bananas packed onto his bicycle in the eastern city of Kisangani on September 21, 2002.    REUTERS/Antony Njuguna</p>

A Congolese man struggles with a load of bananas packed onto his bicycle in the eastern city of Kisangani on September 21, 2002. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna

A Congolese man struggles with a load of bananas packed onto his bicycle in the eastern city of Kisangani on September 21, 2002. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna

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<p>A Vietnamese man carefully pedals his bicycle fully-loaded with bamboo baskets as he heads for the market in Hanoi June 14, 1997.    REUTERS/Apichart Weerawong</p>

A Vietnamese man carefully pedals his bicycle fully-loaded with bamboo baskets as he heads for the market in Hanoi June 14, 1997. REUTERS/Apichart Weerawong

A Vietnamese man carefully pedals his bicycle fully-loaded with bamboo baskets as he heads for the market in Hanoi June 14, 1997. REUTERS/Apichart Weerawong

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<p>A delivery man peers out from behind the load of bamboo baskets he carries on his flat bed bicycle in a Beijing street March 12, 1996.  REUTERS/Will Burgess  </p>

A delivery man peers out from behind the load of bamboo baskets he carries on his flat bed bicycle in a Beijing street March 12, 1996. REUTERS/Will Burgess

A delivery man peers out from behind the load of bamboo baskets he carries on his flat bed bicycle in a Beijing street March 12, 1996. REUTERS/Will Burgess

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