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A booming rental bike business has flooded China's streets with packs of cyclists, but their habit of going the wrong way and abandoning their rides anywhere is causing havoc. The authorities, scrambling to catch up, are considering new regulations to curb the chaos – from capping the number of bikes to even barring people they consider too big or too small to ride.From Beijing to Tibet, riders can grab a yellow, blue, green or orange bike by opening a smartphone app and pointing their camera at a QR code that releases a lock for as low as 1 yuan ($0.15).Once the ride's over, they simply park the bike and apply the lock.Some 30 different providers wrestling for market share have placed more than 3 million bikes on streets around the country, according to state media.Mobike says it requires users to register with an identification document before they can unlock the bikes.The company has a reward system encouraging users to ride bikes from low-traffic to higher-traffic locations.
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