Despite the rise of dockless, London's docked bike-share bikes have best ever January

Santander Cycles celebrates highest ever January rentals
By Carlton Reid ,

"A huge thank you to every rider for playing their part in Santander Cycles best ever January," said a statement from London's docked bike-share service. 

The month saw an "incredible" 645,869 hires, said the bike-share service. 

Late last year saw the introduction of the new "Sadiq Cycles" version of the bike, made by Pashley's of Stratford upon Avon.