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.

    "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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