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Old 11-26-21, 12:50 AM
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Your logic defies me. What does the European Bike Craze (WTF) have to do with American retailers selling every bike they had on the racks and no more to be had for the forseeable? The European bike community was saturated. It is an established and mature organism. Everyone who wanted a bike over there had one. America had the lowest bike ownership per capita prior to the Pandemic and the explosion of interest in cycling OVER HERE resulted in the meltdown of the supply chains. And, no, Europeans do not buy more e-bikes than us. Their commutes are short, the terrain (mostly) flat, and very restrictive legislation makes owning them not as exciting as it seems. The supply chain mess OVER HERE is because AMERICA only has one port built to 20th Century standards and it is swamped for ... a very long time, like the man said. That isn't anyone else's fault.
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