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Nationwide Bike Shortage From Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic, while crippling the economy as a whole, has led to business booms for a number of niche products, including bicycles. Looking to avoid public transportation such as buses and subways, urban residents are flocking to bike shops to pick up their own personal mode of transport in the form of a bike. Bicycling is also an enjoyable outdoor activity — one of a dwindling number of pastimes that’s been largely unaffected by stay-at-home orders and quarantines. There’s only one problem: Bicycles have risen in demand so quickly that they’re now in short supply, and if you haven’t already secured one, you may find a shortage in your area. Read more....



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