Chris Boardman unveils Liverpool hire bike

Liverpool's City Bikes will be available to hire from April 23 at 10 rail stations, growing to 1,000 bikes at 100 stations by 2015

Words by Paul Cooper

Chris Boardman gave business leaders in Liverpool a first glimpse of the city’s new bike hire scheme yesterday. High above Liverpool’s city centre, in a special rooftop briefing, the cycling champion unveiled the scheme’s new, bright green, three-geared, ‘City Bike’ - given this name by popular vote in Liverpool.

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