Pandemic sparks bicycle boom, and Mainers overwhelm supply

Stay-at-home orders created ideal market conditions for a surge in cycling, but now consumers face a shortage of bikes because of supply chain disruption.

“Maine bike sellers have sold out of many models and styles, and are having difficulty restoring their stock during the biggest bicycling craze in almost 50 years…Nationwide, bicycle sales increased 31 percent in the first three months of the year.”

Read the entire Portland Press Herald article here.
By Peter McGuire

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