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Welcome to the global economy or Who wants to build bikes in PA?


It’s a good thing we’re stocked up on bikes.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe current congestion at the West Coast ports means, for our industry, a lot of bikes log jammed.  It’ll be a while before those Made in Asia bikes get off the boats, to their respective warehouses, and eventually on a truck destined for Philadelphia.

So, though we’re out of stock on a few select models, notably the Dahon Mariner and the Dahon Briza, we have plenty of bikes at PHEW! electric, folding, hybrid, even used!

locally madeIn the meanwhile,  it’s got us thinking about more locally made bicycles. There’s Detroit Bikes and Brooklyn Bicycle Co, and an entire list of American Made Bikes. Who wants to make bikes in Philadelphia?  Let’s talk!!

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