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Satire on two wheels

Satire on two wheels
By Mark Mason on 22-08-12 15:48. Comments (0)
There have been protest stickers applied to Boris bikes before - but this one, which I spotted on Holborn the other day, is beautifully subtle. It also reminded me of these cunningly designed additions to various Tube carriages.

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