Boom time for bikes

  • Shopkeepers say the demand for bicycles has increased after reopening of offices following a two-month lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shopkeepers say the demand for bicycles has increased after reopening of offices following a two-month lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers assembling bicycles at a shop in Dhaka with demand rising for the two-wheelers, seen as a safer mode of transport amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers assembling bicycles at a shop in Dhaka with demand rising for the two-wheelers, seen as a safer mode of transport amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A customer checking bicycles at a shop in Dhaka’s Bangshal. Shopkeepers said they resumed business before Eid but sales began to boom after the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A customer checking bicycles at a shop in Dhaka’s Bangshal. Shopkeepers said they resumed business before Eid but sales began to boom after the festival. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A customer wearing personal protective gear checks a bicycle at a shop in Dhaka’s Bangshal amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A customer wearing personal protective gear checks a bicycle at a shop in Dhaka’s Bangshal amid a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Many of the bicycle customers are office-goers who are preferring the two-wheelers to public transport to avoid coronavirus infection risks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Many of the bicycle customers are office-goers who are preferring the two-wheelers to public transport to avoid coronavirus infection risks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bicycles, seen as a safer mode of transport amid the coronavirus outbreak, are on display at a shop in Dhaka’s Bangshal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bicycles, seen as a safer mode of transport amid the coronavirus outbreak, are on display at a shop in Dhaka’s Bangshal. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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