The Japanese have developed a practical attitude when it comes to cycling — they even share pavement.

This article titled “What can the UK learn from Japan's cycling culture?” was written by James Walsh, for theguardian.com on Thursday 31st October 2013 11.36 UTC

The Japanese, as a nation of 120 million people packed into the floodplains of a largely mountainous country, are a practical people. If there's a minor inconvenience that can be solved by technology, then they've usually solved it. So there are vending machines on mountain tops, and hotel mirrors that leave a perfect oblong clear in front of the sink so you can shave, even if the rest of the mirror is steamed up.

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