Huge Stacks of ofo Bikes Sent to Metal Recycler
Chinese bikeshare company ofo has left Dallas, but apparently they didn't take their bikes with them. Dallas resident, Robb Stewart tweeted a photo of a towering pile of bikes at a recycling center. "Ofo had already announced a plan last month to reduce its presence in North America, but apparently that means ditching what at first glance sure seems to be usable bikes," Ryan Felton writes for Jalopnik.
The company says that usable bikes were donated to local charities and the unusable bikes in the photo were sent to a recycler. That answer didn't impress Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, who called the pile "terrible" on his Twitter account.