Valley bike sales spike amid pandemic, gym closures possible factor

3 years 1 month 1 week ago Thursday, April 23 2020 Apr 23, 2020 April 23, 2020 6:45 PM April 23, 2020 in News - Coronavirus Pandemic

MISSION – Since gyms are closed, many people are finding ways to stay active and in shape. So much so, a local bike shop owner says he’s close to being sold out.

Inside of Trek Bike Service & Gear in Mission, racks are cleared and most of the bikes still there are already sold.

For the past three weeks, owner Jesus Mendiola has seen a spike of about 30% in bike sales and services. He says he has been making orders about twice a week.

Mendiola believes the with pandemic going on, more people are turning to cycling for exercise and a way to spend time with family.

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