8 Aug, 2015 @ 12:00
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Bike sales rise 5% in Spain before the Vuelta a Espana

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The last stage of the Vuelta a Andalucia in the Serrania de Ronda today

BOOMING bike sales are proving a tour de force in the recovering Spanish economy.

Sales of bikes and bike accessories rise
Sales of bikes and bike accessories rise

AMBE, Spain’s national cycling production association, reported that 1,088,548 bicycles were sold in 2014, up 5.2% from the previous year.

And the association expects that figure to boom later this month as the Vuelta a Espana gets underway.

More than 2,000 new jobs were created in the cycling industry last year, more than any other sporting industry in Spain.

Sales of cycling accessories also rocketed 6.6%.


Nina Chausow

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