Mayor Boris launches London cycle hire Scheme

London Cycle Hire bikes

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today launched the city's Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme, making an entrance along the South Bank on what he described as the "Rolls-Royce of bicycles."

The docking stations all around London sparkled in the early morning sun with a brand new fleet of 5,000 bikes, which Boris says will "get people out of their cars and enjoying fresh air, as they deserve to."

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