Beijing and Shanghai have given no indication of whether the bans will be lifted.
Mobike and Bluegogo double rates in Beijing in bid to stay afloat
Other bike-rental companies are considering raising prices, as warmer weather brings a likely rebound in trip numbers.
Guangzhou invites bike-rental firms to bid for quotas after 19-month ban
Chinese bike-rental firms, Mobike and Hello Transtech, expressed their willingness to enter the bidding.
New rules for rental economy user deposits clarify legal gray area
The law comes as concern mounts about the financial stability of a number of mobility firms in the rental economy sector.