Royal baby George to get Boris ‘trike’

Royal baby George to get Boris ‘trike’

Mayor of London Boris Johnson is giving the royal baby Prince George a specially-built tricycle as a gift from the capital, he revealed Tuesday.

“We are sending Prince George a beautiful, bouncing blue tricycle to get him on a bike at the earliest possible opportunity and to acculturate him to the joy of cycling,” Johnson said during his monthly radio phone-in on London radio station LBC.

Prince George, son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was born in London last month amid intense media interest.

A spokesperson for the office of the mayor, himself a keen cyclist, confirmed a tricycle had been “specially commissioned” and would be delivered “in a few days”.

Prime Minister David Cameron gave Prince George a box-set of books by children’s author Roald Dahl, while Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam sent William and Kate a white cot cover and sheet hand-embroidered by nuns in Mrs Clegg’s home village in Spain.

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