Tuesday 27 September 2016

Arnie takes a spin on a Boris Bike

Published 17/06/2015 | 20:51

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been promoting new film Terminator Genisys
Arnold Schwarzenegger has been promoting new film Terminator Genisys

Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken time out from promoting new movie Terminator Genisys to get in some training on a Boris Bike.

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The 67-year-old action star swapped his motorbike for a slower mode of two-wheel transport and was spotted cycling around London.

Schwarzenegger documented his ride on the Santander Cycle - to use its official name - on social media and some fans were concerned for his safety in the London rush hour traffic.

But he joked that being a robot, as he is in the Terminator movies, would protect him.

One fan tweeted him writing: "On the bus to work, and genuinely just nearly ran over @Schwarzenegger riding a Boris Bike across Piccadilly Circus #nohelmet #illbeback."

The actor re-assured him replying: "Don't worry, I would have been fine - living tissue over a metal skeleton."

In response to a tweet asking "Why is everyone trying to knock Arnold @Schwarzenegger off his Boris Bike in London this morning?", Schwarzenegger replied: "In case I do get hit, can you give me a list of bodyshops so I know where to direct the drivers to fix their cars?"

It is not the first time he has been on a Boris Bike, as he is clearly a big fan.

In 2011 he was taken for a ride by Mayor of London Boris Johnson and enjoyed it so much he took his own cycling trip round the big smoke in 2012.

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