Behind the 'Bike Boom': Sales of bicycles spike during pandemic

NOW: Behind the ’Bike Boom’: Sales of bicycles spike during pandemic

WEST ALLIS Wis., (CBS 58) -- A bicycle is one of the hottest commodities to pedal its way out of this pandemic.  According to the research firm NDP Group, sales of "leisure" bicycles, have seen double- and triple-digit increases. The group says in March alone, sales of adult leisure bikes were up 121%.

While it’s welcome news for bicycle retailers in Wisconsin, the bike book has created a real cycling conundrum for shop owners having a hard time just keeping up.

On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Michael Schlesinger explored what’s powering the bicycle boom.

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