From today, you can sign up to be a keyholder for the London Cycle Hire Scheme, which starts on 30 July. For the first few weeks only keyholders will be able to use the bikes. After that it goes live to casual users.
Signing up to be a keyholder costs three quid, and enables you to access the hire bikes a day or a week at a time. They key is sent to you in the post.
We're very enthusiastic about the cycle hire scheme, and were up early this morning to sign up.
Apart from the sort of irritations put in by dozy techie people - such as your address being forced to have three lines in, so that the second two of mine are 'London, London' - the process is quick and easy.
You simply fill in a few forms, give your credit card details, and... oh. How do I contact the 'system adminstrator'?
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