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When COVID-19 shut down gyms and made public transportation unsafe, Americans turned to bikes for recreation, exercise, and commuting. Leisure-bike sales spiked 121% in the US in March, and the peak is still holding. 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.
Correction: Adam McDermott is the founder of Linus Bike.
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How Bike Shops Kept Up With America’s 121% Spike In Demand