Covid, Brexit and the UK bike industry: what next for 2021?

With the UK hit by new Covid restrictions and a no-deal Brexit looming we could be looking at more component shortages and price rises in 2021 – but is there cause for longer-term optimism?

Pinarello factory

Nearly 10 months after the first lockdown the cycle industry is still struggling to catch up with the bike boom.

Back in March, furloughed workers, traffic-free roads and glorious sunshine got the whole world riding bikes, whether they were bought new or dug out of the garage and serviced by the local bike shop.

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