Saturday January 18, 2020

Bike shops enjoy a good spin

Cycling is undergoing a renaissance as commuters, inspired by the cycle-to-work scheme, leave their cars at home, writes Guy Arbell

22nd August, 2009

After being the poor relation to booming car dealerships during the Celtic tiger, bicycle shops are experiencing a dramatic surge in business.

Helped by cost-cutting consumers and the government’s cycle-to-work scheme, some shops are witnessing their strongest sales in two decades. All over the country, it seems the number of people swapping their cars for bikes is on the rise.

‘‘There has been a huge increase in business over recent months,” according to...

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