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Santander could replace Barclays on Boris bikes

London’s hire bikes could be repainted red if the Santander bank wins the sponsorship contract, replacing Barclays. Barclays’ contract expires in summer 2015. The company has indicated it won’t seek…

Reading bike hire launches on June 10

Reading is the latest town to get its own bike hire scheme, with 200 bikes setting sail under the Readybike banner. The system is set to launch on June 10th…

Show me the way to go home: the homing hire bike

Frequent ‘Boris Bike’ hirers are familiar with the dilemma – you know exactly where you want to go… but the docking station is full. And the next one. If you…

Hire a Boris bike with your Oyster card

The ‘Boris bikes’, London’s city cycle hire, could soon become part of the Oyster card scheme. Transport for London is considering the possibility of adding bikes to the ubiquitous payment…

30 million Boris bike journeys made

London’s Boris Bike hire scheme (or, to give it its full but not-long-for-this-world name, Barclays Cycle Hire) is celebrating its 30 millionth journey. Launched in 2010, the scheme has been…

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