"£90 for annual Boris Bike subscription? I only want to hire a bike, Boris, not buy one," tweets Evening Standard journo

TfL to double the cost of hiring Boris Bikes

London mayor Boris Johnson has announced he’ll double ‘Boris Bike’ access charges. The daily charge will rise from £1 to £2. The weekly charge doubles to £10 and the annual sub will jump from £45 to £90.

Evening Standard reporter Ross Lydall tweeted

"£90 for annual Borisbike subscription? I only want to hire a bike, Boris, not buy one."

Transport for London said: "The majority of cycle hire trips are made within the free 30 minute usage charge period and additional charges for late return, non return and bicycle damage will not increase."

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