Cycle Hire Summer Roadshows

28 May 2010, 15:24 | Updated: 28 May 2010, 15:34

The Mayor's kicked off a series of roadshows, which will show Londoners how to use the new Cycle Hire scheme, set to start later this summer.

A team will travel around London explaining how to use the 6 thousand bikes, which will be available to hire from 4 hundred docking stations at the end of July.

Boris Johnson has also unveiled a 25 million-pound sponsorship agreement with Barclays for the Cycle Hire scheme.

The five-year deal also includes the Barclays Cycle Superhighways with the first two of twelve planned cycle routes opening in July.