Sports retailers experience a fat bike shortage

By Michael Boriero - Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Sports retailers experience a fat bike shortage
(Photo : Gordon Lambie)

Fat bike sales are soaring in Quebec, but demand is currently outpacing supply, as many retailers have already reached their stock limits.
“Well to be perfectly honest with you, sales have been very strong to the point where there are no more bikes available, so it’s been a very good year but there is definitely a shortage of bikes,” said Yves LeBolloch.
According to LeBolloch, the owner of Giant Magog, when it comes to fat bikes, his store is bone dry. The store sold what is normally four months worth of stock in roughly one month, and pre-sales for next year’s inventory are also through the roof.

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