UK turbo trainer sales up 977 per cent at Sigma Sports as cyclists grapple with coronavirus crisis

The retailer has released stats which show a ginormous increase in turbo and static bike sales

London based retailer Sigma Sports has released sales figures showing a jaw-dropping 977 per cent increase in the purchase of turbo trainers and static bikes, by UK customers.

The year-on-year percentage increase is a comparison between the last seven days in 2020, and the same week in 2019.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.