After being ostracized for years, motorbike culture is slowly building momentum among Chinese youths. Between 2016 and 2019, the number of bike sales doubled, and since the pandemic especially, a lot of entrepreneurs are jumping on new business opportunities provided by people craving the open road.
Steven Tsui : BG Performance - CEO
Zhang Shuren : Pansaki North Station - Founder
Li Huaqi : Student & Entrepreneur
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