In Accra, people and their bikes create a subculture

Vendor selling secondhand bikes in Maamobi, Accra, Ghana. In certain areas of Accra, it's common to see vendors set up shop along the roads to sell bicycles, many imported from Europe and the United States.

A 2010 World Bank study on Accra¬† estimated that only 1 to 4 percent of people in the city ride bicycles, whether to work, to school, to shopping activities, or for leisure. According to an earlier study by the¬†Centre for Cycling Expertise, a Ghana-based, non-profit organization focused on promoting cycling and walking in cities, the… Continue reading In Accra, people and their bikes create a subculture