31 May 2021
The fact that gyms are closed as part of the measures to combat the Corona virus has led those who want to do sports to ride bicycles. This, in turn, increased bike sales. Cyclist Eren Tan said, “Because they buy a bicycle, they can do sports easily. There is a 60 percent increase in sales during the pandemic period.”
With the pandemic, those who want to escape from public transportation, where the virus spreads the fastest, and the sports halls closed within the scope of the measures taken, caused the number of cyclists to increase day by day. The warming of the weather has accelerated the sale of bicycles. Cyclists at Fatih Haşim İşcan Pass are very satisfied with the sales.
Emir Uğur Çağdaş, who rides his bike on the coastal road, said, “In the time of the pandemic, it is especially nice on the beach, there is sports. Before the pandemic, I used to ride once a week for a ride, now I ride my bike when I’m bored.”
Saying that he rides a bicycle for sports, Burak Salih Bilgin said, “I feel clumsy when I stay at home, that’s why I go on tours like this. Because I am a football player, I both strengthen my legs and get the beach air. When I go out by bicycle, I do 8-9 kilometer tours. If the gyms are open, I would definitely prefer gyms. We have the opportunity to do more professional sports,” he said.
Saying that she used to ride a bike before the pandemic period, Duygu Playargül said, “I have an eight-month-old daughter, I do not neglect to use my bike because the postpartum gyms are closed. I ride my bike every morning and evening on Caddebostan Beach. This way, I both provide fitness. spoke.
Anıl Aydın, who works from home, said, “I bought my bike at the beginning of the pandemic last year. I am currently working from home. I ride my bike for sports purposes. It is conditioning. I think it is important in terms of accelerating the blood circulation of the body.
Embia Kıransoy, who sells bicycles at Haşim İşcan Pass, said, “There is a lot of demand for bicycles. Even though we are a factory store, we cannot keep up with the demand. Those who come cannot do sports, so they prefer bicycles. Because of the pandemic, people do not want to get on the vehicles either, so bicycles are preferred. “We want to lose weight, we want to develop our muscles,” there are those who say, “he said.
Another bicycle seller, Eren Tan, said, “At the moment, everyone is throwing themselves outside and in the parks, so naturally the best road bike is the best road bike. Since they buy a bike, they can do sports easily. ‘Which bike would you recommend for sports?’ “There is a 60 percent increase in sales during the pandemic period,” he said.