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Community Level 7Timbo3107


Presenting The Boris Bike! Review with images

AdvantagesThis is a 24 hour service.

DisadvantagesTo be used for quick hops only!

"...Cycle Superhighway is sponsored by Barclays Bank, I have mixed feelings regarding this company as a sponsor as I don’t feel a Bank would be the right organisation to sponsor something like this, although I would rather it was Barclays than say Virgin. Could you imagine it being called the Virgin Cycle Scheme??? The sponsorship is reflected not only in the title of the scheme itself but also the easily identifiable Barclays blue of the Cycle Superhighways ..." Read review

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Community Level 1slezor


Good for short trips, otherwise expensive

AdvantagesAmazing for commuters

DisadvantagesExpensive for tourists

"Barclays Cycle Hire scheme bikes and docking stations can be seen all over central London now. It's perfect for the commuter who arrives at their train station and needs to catch a tube or a bus to their final destination. Instead you just hop on a bike and off you go - easier, healthier and, in my opinion, more pleasant (provided the weather's good :) After registering and paying 'access' fee every first half hour is free. I would recommend docking ..." Read review

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