Which is best to use: a Boris bike or your own?

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The Greater London Authority last week reported a 27 per cent drop in year-on-year usage of London's Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme.

Could this be because more cyclists are riding their own machines in the capital? Matt Lamy weighs up the options of using a Boris bike against keeping your own bike permanently locked up somewhere in London, ready and waiting for you.

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