Boris’s manifesto? He’ll teach Ken how to ride a bike

The Independent has an amusing report on the London Mayorial race. Green transport is evidently coming more into the public eye and particularly in London where driving is an expensive nightmare.

Boris Johnson has unveiled his green transport policy – free cycling lessons. Not for all Londoners, but for Ken Livingstone, the man he is trying to oust as Mayor of London, who admits he can’t ride a bike.


He told the Mayor: “I am willing to give free lessons – in complete safety and discretion. It is high time that, like me and every other cyclist in London, you face the full horror of trying to overtake a bendy bus.” Mr Livingstone was not amused.

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