Dateline: 5.11.08 – Associated Press – “Four-dollar-a-gallon gas is good for business – if you run a bike shop. Commuters around the country are dusting off their old two-wheelers – or buying new ones – to cope with rising fuel prices, bicycle dealers say . …Teacher Joyce McCusker of Herndon, Va., owns a bicycle for the first time in years. She bought it last month and uses it to make the eight-mile trip home from work. A friend drives her pickup to take McCusker’s daughter home from school. “I’m still using fossil fuel,” she said. “In two years, my goal is to ride both ways, every day through the year.” Click: Gas Prices Up, Bike Sales Up,Up,Up ! for full text.
GAS PRICES SPUR BIKE SALES ALL ACROSS USA