Valley bike sales spike amid pandemic, gym closures possible factor
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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