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Jenson Button arrives in Milton Keynes to launch new cycle scheme

Video report by ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper.

He's used to travelling at more than two hundred miles an hour.

But with just a few days before the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, Formula 1 driver Jenson Button swapped high speeds - for a cycle around Milton Keynes.

Jenson Button in Milton Keynes Credit: ITV News Anglia

The McLaren driver helped launch the town's new bike hire scheme, called Santander Cycles MK, to encourage more people to get in the saddle.

There are more than 300 cycles available for hire from 42 docking stations across Milton Keynes.

Watch the full interview with Jenson Button and Sarah Cooper, as they go for a spin around the town: