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Happy Days star Henry Winkler left furious after being charged £130 for rickshaw ride in London

HAPPY Days star Henry Winkler lost his trademark Fonz cool — after being charged £130 for a rickshaw ride in London.

Henry, 78, who played super-cool greaser Arthur Fonzarelli in the throwback sit-com, said it made him “lose my mind”.

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Happy Days star Henry Winkler was left furious after being charged £130 for a rickshaw ride in London[/caption]
Do not take one of these bicycle taxis without absolutely negotiating the price first, Winkler warned his followers

The prolific tweeter posted a “travel tip” to his 1.1 million followers with a picture taken from the back of the rickshaw.

He wrote: “Do not take one of these bicycle taxis without absolutely negotiating the price first. This person in London rode us around in circles then finally to our destination seven blocks away . . . for $170 US!

“My fault, I paid, but passenger beware!

“For that moment I lost my mind.”

But the moment clearly rankled with the US actor because he later retweeted it, adding: “Cannot say this enough.”

Fans were quick to throw their support behind the veteran star, with one saying: “How can the guy do The Fonz like that?”

Others urged him to take the Tube or a black cab next time, with one cabbie saying: “I would have taken you for free.”

Transport for London is stepping in to licence the rickshaw riders and control their fares. In one case, a man was charged £500 for a ten-minute trip.

But Winkler has not let it ruin his UK trip as part of a tour to promote his autobiography, Being Henry.

In another tweet, he offered a “food tip” of posh Fortnum and Mason clotted cream biscuits — and he cheered on England.

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Henry played super-cool greaser Arthur Fonzarelli in the throwback sitcom Happy Days[/caption]

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