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They are black and blue, are not light, however what is one?

Have you had any experience of using one?

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Related:… Possibly combine this question into that thread? – Neil Fein Oct 13 '10 at 18:17
Added this to the main bike-sharing thread. – Neil Fein Jun 3 '11 at 19:31
I think it's worth noting the scheme was initiated by the previous mayor, Ken Livingstone. They should be called "Ken bike". – Tom Hawtin - tackline Jun 9 '11 at 6:28
Today I learned that Boris bikes attract pigeons. – Neil Fein Dec 7 '12 at 4:40
up vote 11 down vote accepted

It's a bike sharing scheme in London, the "Boris" part comes from the mayor's name.

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protected by Neil Fein Jun 3 '11 at 19:32

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