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The demand for bicycles significantly increases (Part 1)

The deserted roads, the feeling of footsteps and the fear of Covid-19 infection when using public transport in Europe and the United States have created a launch pad for the soaring demand for bicycles.

Many people ride the streets of Dublin, Ireland. The Covid-19 pandemic has boosted demand for bicycles in Europe and the US.

Covid-19 opened up growth opportunities for the bicycle market and brought great rewards to Taiwan, the world’s leading bicycle manufacturer. Thanks to the early control of the Covid-19 pandemic, Taiwan did not have to completely blockade, so production activities were not affected. Currently, Taiwanese factories are racing to find parts to meet busy bicycle orders.

The demand for bicycle significantly increased thanks to COVID-19 pandemic

At Giant, the largest bicycle company in the world, its production and business activities in the past few months have been extremely busy.

Orders continue to rise, dealers report out of car and new queue status takes place throughout Europe and North America. In the UK, the Bicycle Business Association says about 20,000 vehicles are pending production and deliveries have been sold or reserved. Buyers of many components, some people have always ridden to work before, some have never ridden a bike…

Sales of commuter bicycles and sport bicycles rose 66% in March, promenade bicycles jumped 121% and electric bicycles increased 85%, according to market research firm The NPD Group.

According to Giant CEO Bonnie Tu, demand in the US and Europe is focused on bikes that cost $ 1,000 or less.

Chicago police, USA, ride a bicycle while following protest groups during the Covid-19 season.

Giant’s plants in Taiwan are still operating, but many of their facilities in China were temporarily closed when the corona virus originated in Wuhan. The 100% production recovery was delayed due to problems with sourcing parts from suppliers.

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Top great places for cycling in the UK (Part 1)

The UK is currently applying a national isolation order to control the corona virus pandemic. However, if possible, plan your upcoming travel in the foggy country. Especially there are some great places for you to experience cycling in this beloved country.

Isolation is becoming more and more familiar to us as the corona virus situation worsens worldwide. In the meantime, we have more time with family and ourselves. So why don’t we plan our upcoming trips so that we are refreshed.

So here is a list of 8 places in the UK you should go by bike after the isolation order and this whole Covid-19 nightmare is over.

Isle of Wight

Probably one of the most underrated places for cycling for you. The island just off the southern coast of the British continent is a beautiful and diverse landscape to ride. Experience windswept cliffs, winding country roads, sea walks and many rural areas along with a series of challenging peaks, often quite steep. Isle of Wight is a great trip.

A lot of routes around the island, with my personal preference, ride around the whole island, have very clear signs and take you to roads you wouldn’t see without the route. Also, go where most cars can’t get in and go all the way to the southwest of the island for some spectacular views.

The garlic farm is also worth a visit with black garlic beer along with black garlic and chocolate ice cream, to be honest, it’s much better than you think!

Lake District

This is a place of some of the hardest roads you can find, Ho is a difficult place to go; But who doesn’t like a challenge?

The Honister Pass is almost certainly the most famous for its circular theater like the mountains on either side when the road zigzags to the majestic slate quarry at the top. Other great peaks in the northern lakes are the Whinlatter Pass, which was used during the British Tour of 2018.

Newlands Pass, another difficult climb that leads to the waterfall before heading down to Cool Butter or Braithwaite depending on how you ride. Watendlath is a dead end on the top, but is one of the most beautiful paths you can climb.

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The UK Bicycle team sponsors water for National Health Service staff

The UK Bicycle team has sponsored 800 national team drinking water bottles for employees of the National Health Service in the United Kingdom.

The bottles will be sent to National Health Service staff in Hull and York to partly support and motivate this force during the Covid-19 pandemic. The water supply plants had to be removed from some hospitals were affected by the pandemic, and this has affected many health workers, who spend long hours in personal protective equipment, causing them to sweat and dehydrate.

The sponsorship of the drinking water campaign is currently run by Matt Porter, the owner of the company, which organizes Sportive HQ cycling events, along with sponsoring drinking water from many other companies and groups. All proceeds will be used to purchase more bottles of drinking water.

UK Bicycle Team leader, Nick Hayes, expressed his delight when partnering with partners HSBC UK and SiS to provide some support to the National Health Service staff who are fighting Tireless to keep us safe during this time. On behalf of the British Bicycle team, Nick Hayes sent to the National Health Service staff thanks for the admirable work.

Olympic Lake Placid venues will support health professionals

The Olympic venues at Lake Placid have been repurposed to support the medical staff currently involved in the Covid pandemic. 19. Herb Brooks Arena is a complex area where competition content will be organized. on the ice will be along with a number of other locations such as Madison Square Garden and the world’s number one Trade Center will become part of the fight against Covid 19 in New York.

New York City was the worst hit by this pandemic when it hit the United States. More than 8,600 people died, an even greater number than those killed in the painful November 9 event. 181,000 cases of Covid 19 have made New York the city with the number of infected people even more than some other countries in the world.

Lake Placid twice hosted the Winter Olympics, first in 1932 and then in 1980. Herb Brooks Arena is named after the late coach of the male hockey team of America (consisting of college football player, famously defeated the Soviet Union to fully conquer ice hockey in 1980).

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Laura Kenny’s dream of winning three medals at the Tokyo Olympics Games in doubt since cyclist is only passed fit for one event at the World Championships next week

Laura Kenny‘s dream of winning 3 gold medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games is in doubt after she was only passed fit for oneevent at the track cycling World Championships next week.

The most successful female Olympian of Great Britain broke a shoulder as she crashed at a World Cup event in Canada last month.

Kenny, 27, avoided surgery so she might be selected for the omnium in Berlin next week, but she is going to sit out the team pursuit and therefore the madison.

And that has put her on the rear foot before the Games in July, where she hopes to require her gold tally to seven — quite any Briton has won.

Kenny won gold within the team pursuit and individual omnium at London 2012 and Rio 2016. Tokyo are going to be the primary time the two-person madison has been a part of the women’s track cycling schedule for the Olympics and Kenny is one among four Great Britain girls competing for an area .

While Kenny remains likely to be selected within the team pursuit for Tokyo if fit, her chances of competing within the madison now look slim, especially if Barker and Evans perform well in Berlin.

In the men’s team, the rising star Ethan Hayter of Great Britain has also been dealt a blow in his bid to ride all three events at the Olympics.

He has been selected for the team pursuit at the planet Championships, which can be spearheaded by veteran three-time Olympic champion Ed Clancy, also because the madison with Ollie Wood.

But Hayter has been overlooked for the omnium in favour of Matt Walls despite winning bronze within the event eventually year’s World Championships in Poland.

British Cycling selectors don’t need to decide which riders will race during which events until they’re actually call at Tokyo.

But cyclists view the choice for the planet Championship as a serious indicator into their chances of being picked for events at the Games.