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Ofo announces completion of plan to donate thousands of bikes to homeless

“This was always the goal,” says Ofo spokes-man Sherman Fixie. “Charging people to ride our bright yellow bikes was a way to cover the cost of administration, production, and distribution. But we never planned to make a business out of it. Our intention was to empower America’s homeless community, to enable more efficient transient transit, if you will, by giving them a bike they could call their own, free of charge. We’re pleased to say that our work in San Diego and other cities has progressed even faster than we anticipated, and so we’ll be shutting down business operations immediately.”
“This was always the goal,” says Ofo spokes-man Sherman Fixie. “Charging people to ride our bright yellow bikes was a way to cover the cost of administration, production, and distribution. But we never planned to make a business out of it. Our intention was to empower America’s homeless community, to enable more efficient transient transit, if you will, by giving them a bike they could call their own, free of charge. We’re pleased to say that our work in San Diego and other cities has progressed even faster than we anticipated, and so we’ll be shutting down business operations immediately.”

“This was always the goal,” says Ofo spokes-man Sherman Fixie. “Charging people to ride our bright yellow bikes was a way to cover the cost of administration, production, and distribution. But we never planned to make a business out of it. Our intention was to empower America’s homeless community, to enable more efficient transient transit, if you will, by giving them a bike they could call their own, free of charge. We’re pleased to say that our work in San Diego and other cities has progressed even faster than we anticipated, and so we’ll be shutting down business operations immediately.”

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“This was always the goal,” says Ofo spokes-man Sherman Fixie. “Charging people to ride our bright yellow bikes was a way to cover the cost of administration, production, and distribution. But we never planned to make a business out of it. Our intention was to empower America’s homeless community, to enable more efficient transient transit, if you will, by giving them a bike they could call their own, free of charge. We’re pleased to say that our work in San Diego and other cities has progressed even faster than we anticipated, and so we’ll be shutting down business operations immediately.”
“This was always the goal,” says Ofo spokes-man Sherman Fixie. “Charging people to ride our bright yellow bikes was a way to cover the cost of administration, production, and distribution. But we never planned to make a business out of it. Our intention was to empower America’s homeless community, to enable more efficient transient transit, if you will, by giving them a bike they could call their own, free of charge. We’re pleased to say that our work in San Diego and other cities has progressed even faster than we anticipated, and so we’ll be shutting down business operations immediately.”

“This was always the goal,” says Ofo spokes-man Sherman Fixie. “Charging people to ride our bright yellow bikes was a way to cover the cost of administration, production, and distribution. But we never planned to make a business out of it. Our intention was to empower America’s homeless community, to enable more efficient transient transit, if you will, by giving them a bike they could call their own, free of charge. We’re pleased to say that our work in San Diego and other cities has progressed even faster than we anticipated, and so we’ll be shutting down business operations immediately.”

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If this is true then why are the ofo bikes still locked and the app is still in operation and still able to rent the bikes through the app?? And don't you think some sort of an announcement to the homeless would make sense to do. It seems to me like the company just wants to wash their hands of it and leave their trash. Bikes all over the place and then get to blame the homeless because oh they left them to the homeless supposedly right?? how on Earth are you in pairing then when you're leaving them bicycles that are either trashed or locked so therefore unusable how on Earth does that Empower anyone???

Oct. 13, 2018

The article was satire.

Oct. 13, 2018

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