Boris Bike usage doubles as Londoners work around tube strike

Transport for London has revealed that the number of people using its hire bike scheme is at twice its normal level on Thursday, as Londoners find alternative ways to traverse the city thanks to the strike on the Underground.

Soho Square in the centre of the city turned into a bike park as swarms of the red Santander Bikes were deposited at the hub by people who work in the area.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.