Wednesday, June 3, 2009

US bike sales higher than car sales in 2009

During the first quarter of 2009, more bicycles were sold in the US than cars and trucks. While the Great Recession is hurting bike sales, they didn’t fall as fast as automobiles. Over 2.55 million bicycle purchases were made, compared to less than 2.4 million cars and trucks that left our nation’s lots.

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1 comment:

JB said...

Great news! Now how about communities cutting bike shops tax deals since some of the bikes they sell these days are worth more than cars!