How Bike Shops Are Keeping Up With 121% Spike In Demand

How Bike Shops Are Keeping Up With 121% Spike In Demand

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How Bike Shops Are Keeping Up With 121% Spike In Demand

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2020 has been a miserable year for many businesses but if you run a bike shop you might have a different report. After COVID-19 shut down gyms and made people second guess the safety of public transportation, many Americans who hadn’t owned a bike since they had a baseball card in their spokes turned to cycling for recreation, exercise, and commuting. Leisure-bike sales spiked 121% in the US in March, and the peak is still holding strong. Business Insider stopped by Linus Bike in Los Angeles and State Bicycle in Tempe, Arizona, to see how the companies are pivoting to keep up with the unprecedented demand:

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