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Injured cyclist calls for Boris Bikes to add safety sensors

Injured cyclist calls for Boris Bikes to add safety sensors

A cyclist seriously injured in a left-turn collision with a HGV has called for Boris Bikes to carry sensors that alert a driver to the presence of riders.

Mark Sutton
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Who's in line to sponsor London's Boris Bikes?

Who's in line to sponsor London's Boris Bikes?

The search for a new sponsor for London's popular cycle hire scheme is being stepped up.

Jonathon Harker
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Tube strikes sparks 70 per cent rise in bike hire

Tube strikes sparks 70 per cent rise in bike hire

Transport for London has reported a 70 per cent spike over usual weekday cycle hire figures on the back of tube strikes in the Capital.

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Boris bike supplier files for bankruptcy protection

Boris bike supplier files for bankruptcy protection

Bixi, the Canadian bike share supplier owned by the City of Montreal, has been forced into bankruptcy protection. The not-for-profit company supplies bikes, software packages and docking units to bike ...

Carlton Reid
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'Integrate Barclays Cycle Hire with Oyster cards'

'Integrate Barclays Cycle Hire with Oyster cards'

Redesigned weather-protected docking stations, integration with Oyster cards and a bike buddy scheme could improve London's Barclays Cycle Hire scheme, according to City University London Msc students.

In a presentation ...

Jonathon Harker
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London electric bike hire arrival to boost the e-bike market?

London electric bike hire arrival to boost the e-bike market?

As revealed at the end of last week, hundreds of London's cycle hire bikes are going to be power-assisted e-bikes.

According to The Evening Standard, Haringey is one ...

Jonathon Harker
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Boris bikes to go electric (with money from the £1bn cycling fund)

Boris bikes to go electric (with money from the £1bn cycling fund)

Boris bikes will go - partially - electric next year when several hundred will be boosted with a power-assist mode in a pilot schemed funded out of the London Mayor's  ...

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Boris bikes in Oz sans helmet & says lid laws kill share bike schemes

Boris bikes in Oz sans helmet & says lid laws kill share bike schemes

London Mayor Boris Johnson, in Melbourne, Australia, for a book festival, has ridden on one of the city's share bikes, but without a helmet. In Australia, people are legally obliged ...

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Boris defends RideLondon and Cycling on air

Boris defends RideLondon and Cycling on air

This past week has seen Boris Johnson allegedly heckled while participating in the RideLondon 100 event, but that hasn't stopped the Mayor today defending both the event and people's right ...

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London's Boris Bikes clock up 22 million hires

London's Boris Bikes clock up 22 million hires

To celebrate today's 3rd anniversary of the 'Boris Bikes' scheme - Barclays Cycle Hire - a batch of official statistics have been released, with a handy infographic.

Jonathon Harker
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