New legislation seeks to suspend tariffs and incentivize bike manufacturing in the U.S.

The Domestic Bicycle Product Act proposes multiple methods to encourage brands to manufacture their bikes in the U.S. instead of overseas.

Scenes at the ENVE Composites headquarters in Ogden, Utah
(Image credit: ENVE Composites)

As popular as cycling is in many parts of the U.S., manufacturing bikes is not. 

According to Statista, in 2022, the U.S. imported more than $2.2 billion worth of bicycles, while exporting a value of just 171 million in bicycles by comparison. The majority of imported bicycles in the U.S. originate in China. 

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Kristin Jenny
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Kristin Jenny is an elite triathlete based near Boulder, Colorado. Although most of her time is spent in aerobars somewhere in the mountains, she finds time to enjoy eating decadent desserts, hiking with her husband and dog, and a good true crime podcast.