Today a video tutorial was released by youtube user BarclaysCycle, the tutorial consists of how to use the upcoming Barclays Cycle Hire and provides various tips on what you should do with your bike in various situations. A very well thought out video in my opinion. What do you think?
Today was also the day that the first Barclays Cycle Hire station was compleated (lacking bicycles)
The location of the first hire station is on Southwark Street, outside the Blue Fin building. This is 7 weeks before the launch of the Barclays Cycle Hire network, note that these are only test stations (testing what I am not sure) and there will be a period where no more are installed due to testing. This afternoon another station was being installed on Stamford Street near the HSBC bank. Further stations are being installed on Union Street and on Southwark Street
Read more here
Cycle Hire App are creating an iPhone application that will display the locations of the hire stations across London and it looks like they will have some great features that including allowing you to plan ahead of your trips with finding the nearest stations to tourist attractions.