Indonesian bicycle taxis face uphill battle

"Ojek" rider tells Al Jazeera that as cars and buses have become cheaper it is difficult to make ends meet.

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    "Ojeks", or bicycle taxis, were once a common sight in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta.  

    But as cars and buses have become cheaper, the ojek transport industry has gone into decline, and there are now just a few hundred riders left. 

    Al Jazeera caught up with one of the riders who is finding it difficult to make ends meet.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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