Does anyone know if the Boris bike scheme makes a profit or a loss?

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by Slo-mo, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. mauvais

    mauvais change has become unavoidable

    Mobike is one, started in Manchester, now operates in Newcastle, Oxford and London.
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  2. maomao

    maomao 四月她爹

    Mobike is even shitter than Boris bikes. I looked at one a couple of days ago and can't believe anyone over about five foot nine could ride one comfortably. They're tiny.
  3. Slo-mo

    Slo-mo Banned Banned

    That's me out then. And at six foot, I'm tall but not freakishly so.
  4. 2hats


    The phone app makes PAYG use via a credit card relatively painless and slick, avoiding all interaction with the terminals.
  5. mauvais

    mauvais change has become unavoidable

    I've never tried one as I'm a bike snob with my own, but I gather they're incredibly slow. Lots of them got destroyed here on launch but it seems to have settled down a bit now.
  6. Slo-mo

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  7. mauvais

    mauvais change has become unavoidable

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  8. Slo-mo

    Slo-mo Banned Banned

    Ok, I don't really know much about the columnist. I just remember someone putting the link up on a Facebook group at some stage.

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