VIDEO: Why you may struggle to buy a bike in Europe in 2021

VIDEO: Why you may struggle to buy a bike in Europe in 2021

Demand for bicycles has soared in Europe during the coronavirus pandemic, but conversely the global supply is at record low levels, with consumers having to wait months or over a year for their bike of choice.

Geneva extends ‘temporary’ bicycle lanes until September

Geneva extends ‘temporary’ bicycle lanes until September

‘Premium bike parking’ program at Swiss train stations draws controversy

‘Premium bike parking’ program at Swiss train stations draws controversy

Calls for legislation to protect cyclists on Swiss roads

Calls for legislation to protect cyclists on Swiss roads

Zurich wants to let bike riders run (some) red lights

Zurich wants to let bike riders run (some) red lights

Swiss rider Stefan Küng has jaw surgery after Paris-Roubaix crash

Swiss rider Stefan Küng has jaw surgery after Paris-Roubaix crash

Renegade cyclists: Swiss politicians call for higher fines

Renegade cyclists: Swiss politicians call for higher fines

Swiss cycling champ faces investigation over cheating allegations

Swiss cycling champ faces investigation over cheating allegations

Chinese cyclist expelled from event after attacking Swiss rivals

Chinese cyclist expelled from event after attacking Swiss rivals

Slovenian rider wins Tour of Switzerland

Slovenian rider wins Tour of Switzerland

Six incredible road cycle rides in Switzerland

Six incredible road cycle rides in Switzerland

Australian wins Tour de Romandie

Australian wins Tour de Romandie

Tour de Romandie stage shortened due to snow

Tour de Romandie stage shortened due to snow

Tour de Romandie kicks off as rain ends prolonged dry spell

Tour de Romandie kicks off as rain ends prolonged dry spell

First Swiss Tour de France champ dies aged 97

First Swiss Tour de France champ dies aged 97

Cyclist must pay $400,000 in damages after fatal accident

Cyclist must pay $400,000 in damages after fatal accident

Swiss cycling champ wins time-trial gold in Rio

Swiss cycling champ wins time-trial gold in Rio

Swiss rider quits Tour to focus on Olympics

Swiss rider quits Tour to focus on Olympics

In pictures: Tour de France ends Swiss trip in 35C heat

In pictures: Tour de France ends Swiss trip in 35C heat

Swiss capital welcomes Tour de France cyclists

Swiss capital welcomes Tour de France cyclists

Why you should get on your bike in Switzerland

Why you should get on your bike in Switzerland

Cycling: Lopez wins Tour of Switzerland

Cycling: Lopez wins Tour of Switzerland

Cycling: Sagan doubles up at Swiss Tour

Cycling: Sagan doubles up at Swiss Tour

Cycling: Sagan wins Swiss Tour 2nd stage

Cycling: Sagan wins Swiss Tour 2nd stage

Romandie cyclists face cold and snow

Romandie cyclists face cold and snow

Retiring Swiss cyclist wins Italian hat trick

Retiring Swiss cyclist wins Italian hat trick

VIDEO: Cyclist survives 12-metre fall into lake

VIDEO: Cyclist survives 12-metre fall into lake

Man dies on e-bike in head-on crash near Bern

Man dies on e-bike in head-on crash near Bern

Serious e-bike and other cycling accidents rise

Serious e-bike and other cycling accidents rise

Crash pushes Cancellara out of Tour de France

Crash pushes Cancellara out of Tour de France

Spilak snatches Tour de Suisse cycling victory

Spilak snatches Tour de Suisse cycling victory

Frenchman Pinot stays in Tour de Suisse lead

Frenchman Pinot stays in Tour de Suisse lead

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Pinot maintains lead in Tour de Suisse

Pinot takes yellow jersey in Tour de Suisse

Pinot takes yellow jersey in Tour de Suisse

Aussie wins fourth stage of Tour de Suisse

Aussie wins fourth stage of Tour de Suisse

Zurich voters back bike lane expansion plan

Zurich voters back bike lane expansion plan

Dumoulin holds on to Tour de Suisse lead

Dumoulin holds on to Tour de Suisse lead

Swiss cyclist Jolanda Neff rides into history

Swiss cyclist Jolanda Neff rides into history

John Kerry breaks leg in French cycling accident

John Kerry breaks leg in French cycling accident

Albasini wins second stage in Romandie race

Albasini wins second stage in Romandie race

Switzerland’s Albasini takes Romandie lead

Switzerland’s Albasini takes Romandie lead

Froome’s team wins Romandie time trial

Froome’s team wins Romandie time trial

Rivals test Froome’s Romandie tour bid

Rivals test Froome’s Romandie tour bid

Armstrong accuser feels vindicated in Lausanne

Armstrong accuser feels vindicated in Lausanne

Teenage cyclist killed in crash with truck

Teenage cyclist killed in crash with truck

Surprise win for Zakarin in Tour de Romandie

Surprise win for Zakarin in Tour de Romandie

Dennis sets new cycling record in Switzerland

Dennis sets new cycling record in Switzerland

Aussie seeks record at Swiss cycling venue

Aussie seeks record at Swiss cycling venue

Costa wins Tour de Suisse for third time

Costa wins Tour de Suisse for third time

Wiggins bows out after Tour de Suisse crash

Wiggins bows out after Tour de Suisse crash

UK’s Froome retains Tour de Romandie title

UK’s Froome retains Tour de Romandie title

Albasini claims third Tour de Romandie win

Albasini claims third Tour de Romandie win

Albasini notches second Tour de Romandie win

Albasini notches second Tour de Romandie win

Swiss wins shortened Tour de Romandie stage

Swiss wins shortened Tour de Romandie stage

Pole wins Tour de Romandie prologue race

Pole wins Tour de Romandie prologue race

Froome seeks second Tour de Romandie win

Froome seeks second Tour de Romandie win

Cancellara ends up third in Paris-Roubaix race

Cancellara ends up third in Paris-Roubaix race

Cancellara seeks new Paris-Roubaix success

Cancellara seeks new Paris-Roubaix success

Cancellera wins third Tour of Flanders

Cancellera wins third Tour of Flanders

Cancellara falls back in world champion race

Cancellara falls back in world champion race

Swiss rider Cancellara tipped for glory

Swiss rider Cancellara tipped for glory

Swiss Olympic cycling champ in seven-car crash

Swiss Olympic cycling champ in seven-car crash

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Swiss cycling head quits over veto of UCI chief

Swiss reverse support for world cycling chief

Swiss reverse support for world cycling chief

Tests show no doping in 2013 Tour de France

Tests show no doping in 2013 Tour de France

Cycling ‘most dangerous’ school transport: report

Cycling ‘most dangerous’ school transport: report

Cycling chief McQuaid slams ‘smear campaign’

Cycling chief McQuaid slams ‘smear campaign’

New doping revelations keep cycling under cloud

New doping revelations keep cycling under cloud

Portugal’s Costa wins Tour of Switzerland again

Portugal’s Costa wins Tour of Switzerland again

Peter Sagan takes Swiss tour sprint stage

Peter Sagan takes Swiss tour sprint stage

Defending champ closes gap on Swiss tour leader

Defending champ closes gap on Swiss tour leader

Veteran Rast wins sixth Tour de Suisse stage

Veteran Rast wins sixth Tour de Suisse stage

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Frank maintains overall Tour of Switzerland lead

Swiss rider takes lead in Switzerland tour

Swiss rider takes lead in Switzerland tour

Aussie retains yellow jersey in Swiss tour

Aussie retains yellow jersey in Swiss tour

Cycling union’s head wins Swiss backing

Cycling union’s head wins Swiss backing

Britain’s Froome wins Tour de Romandie

Britain’s Froome wins Tour de Romandie

Froome retains lead in Swiss cycling race

Froome retains lead in Swiss cycling race

Froome maintains lead in Tour de Romandie

Froome maintains lead in Tour de Romandie

UK’s Froome wins Tour de Romandie prologue

UK’s Froome wins Tour de Romandie prologue

Cancellara wins third Paris-Roubaix race

Cancellara wins third Paris-Roubaix race

Zurich rolls out ambitious cycling plan

Zurich rolls out ambitious cycling plan

Champion British cyclist joins Swiss team

Champion British cyclist joins Swiss team

World cycling body backs Armstrong ban

World cycling body backs Armstrong ban

Armstrong’s Swiss drug test was ‘suspicious’

Armstrong’s Swiss drug test was ‘suspicious’

Swiss court: Landis may not repeat slurs

Swiss court: Landis may not repeat slurs

Bern top Swiss city for bike theft

Bern top Swiss city for bike theft

Cancellara breaks collar bone in Flanders fall

Cancellara breaks collar bone in Flanders fall

Registration, higher fines and confiscation: Swiss proposal to treat cyclists like motorists draws ire

Registration, higher fines and confiscation: Swiss proposal to treat cyclists like motorists draws ire

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