7828Finally! A bit of silver lining to the coming clouds of collapse...
- Nov 29, 2008Hi folksI found a big silver lining! Brits are being forced out of cars they can't afford....onto the only logical transitional transport system: bikes!RegardsTedCREDIT CRUNCH DRIVES BRITS TO CYCLE
25 November 2008- The economic downturn in the UK is driving millions of commuters on to their bikes and with that urges Halfords to open 50 more
BikeHut stores. The national cyclists' association CTC predicts that because of the credit crunch the number of miles cycled in Britain will increase by 40% while the number of commuters cycling to work has increased by 3.3 million since the start of the financial crisis last September.
More here: http://www.bike-eu.com/news/3117/financial-crisis-urges-halfords-to-open-more-bike-shops.htmlAnd look what's happening in NY! Yaaa Hoooo!- Cycling up 35% in New York:
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