Economic Indicators

The checks we’ve done with our local bike shops show strong sales, lots of customers, and really frazzled mechanics. I also heard that CleverCycles ran out of stock, and closed for two weeks to take a break from their phenomenal success.

xTracycles, Big Dummys, Kona Utes are all beating expectations in sales. And we’ve also heard a retro-attack is planned from manufacturers. Note that I don’t know if a shop has ever closed midsummer, because sales were so good.

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What are you seeing in your local area and bike shops?

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