Electric bike and scooter sales boom spurs Halford back to growth

Sales more than triple on e-bikes and scooters as commuters steer clear of public transport amid Covid-19 crisis

Sales of electric bikes and scooters have more than tripled over the summer months, according to Halfords as the health crisis has prompted people to steer clear of public transport.

While many retailers are struggling due to the economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the car and bicycle parts company is enjoying a purple patch as shoppers invest in new wheels as well as sprucing up old bikes left languishing in sheds and garages.

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