Barclays bikes to be available to all

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From Friday December 3, London's Boris bikes will be available for everyone to ride. The scheme, that has until now required pre-registration, will be open to anyone with a Visa or Mastercard credit or debit card.

The new casual users will be able to purchase either a 24 hour (£1) or seven day (£5) access period, of which the first 30 minutes is free.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.