A leading online second-hand bike store has seen traffic to its site soar and sales rise rapidly as people across the UK continue to seek enjoyment on two wheels.
is a haven for all things bikes, and since the national lockdown was imposed site visits and usage have shot up by a staggering 1200% since this time last year.
The popular internet bike store sells a wide range of high-quality used bikes, and with a plethora of options available, there is something for every kind of cyclist. Children’s bikes are perfect for days out with the family, while foldable bikes have also been gaining traction as people gear up to return to work and face the daily commute again.
Website Manager Andy Russell said:
“The second-hand bike industry has seen record sales since the pandemic forced us into a national lockdown, and with the closure of stores, online shopping will continue to be the preferred choice for over 80% of consumers. Our site is unique in that it isn’t just a place for people to visit and purchase bikes, it’s also somewhere that individuals can access unparalleled advice about buying second-hand bikes.
Every person wants something different from their bike, and our tailored buying guide means that those keen to purchase a second-hand bike can ensure that they are investing in something that is truly fit for purpose. With information about different types of bikes including BMX, Hybrid, Mountain and Electric, as well as specific advice about what to look out for and consider when purchasing second-hand, our site is a one-stop online destination.”
E-bike sales have more than doubled since the beginning of lockdown, and those purchasing from Second Hand Bikes can browse popular brands including Boss, Avalanche, Dunlop and Fuji, while also having the option to browse by specification.
SecondHandBikes.co.uk has seen a notable rise in the number of people purchasing mountain bikes
over lockdown, with sales up by around 140%. With more people choosing to visit parks and areas of natural beauty on their doorstep than ever before, it’s no surprise that mountain bikes, which are equipped to handle rougher terrains, have grown in popularly.