‘Let’s hope the industry can come out the other side’: How bike shops are handling the coronavirus crisis

Classed as essential businesses, bike shops are making some big changes to keep the wheels turning

(Image credit: chris catchpole)

As the high streets went into lockdown last month, the government made the welcome announcement that bike shops were classed as essential retailers.

With public transport reduced and many people still needing to get to work or ride their bike for exercise, local bike shops have been keeping their doors open to support cyclists.

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