E-bike sales surge at Homewood amid high gas prices

E-bike sales surge at Homewood amid high gas prices



$3.97. $3.99 IN VESTAVIA HILLS, USTO I NAME A FEW. THEN THERE ARE OTHERS LOOKING TO SKIP DRIVING ALL TOGETHER DAN HOP ON A BICYC.LE BOB’S BIKES INC. HAS SEEN REMO PEOPLE WANTING TO BUY ELECTRIC BIKES TO SAVE MONEY. SHERI: WVTM 13’S BREA DOUGLASS I LIVE ASAT M’S CLUB GAS STATION IN HOOVER. BREA, SAM’S CLUB CONTINUES TBEO ONE OF THE BEST OPTIONS FOR CHEAP S. REPORTER: THESE DRIVERS CAN WAIT ABOUT 15 MINUTES TO REFUEL. THAT’S HOW LONG IT TOOK US TO GET TO THE FRONTLINE AT $3.79 PER GLON, AL IT’S $0.25 CHEAPER THAN THE STATE AVERAGE. BUT THERE ARE OTHERS WHO CHOOSE TO CYCLE INSTEAD. TODAY, FUEL PUMP NUMBERS KEEP JANE HINDS MOST AT HOME. >> I DON’T TRAVEL A LOT. I DON’T THINK I HAVE EVER PAID THAT MUCH. REPORTER: OTHERS JUMP UP TO FILL ALL TOGETHER AND RELOAD INSTD.EA >> WE GET A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO ARE BROWSERS WHO ARE READY TO PARK THEIR CAR BECAUSE OF G.AS REPORTER: AT BOB’S BIKES INC. NI HOMEWOOD, ABOUT HALF OF CUSTOMERS WANT TO AVOID PAYING NEAR RECORD GASOLINE PRICES. SINCE YESTERDAY, THE AVEGERA PRICE OF GASOLINE HAS RISED TO FIVE CENTS, TO $4.04 A GALLON. >> IT’S A HUGE EXPENSE. SE THIS ALLOWS YOU TO KINDLY JUSTIFY THE EXPENSE OF AN ELECTRIC BIKE. REPORTER: WHILE THE WAR IN UKRAINE CONTINUES, AAA EXPERTS EXPECT PETROL PRICES TO REMAIN HIGH, BUT SAYS THEY DON’T EXPECT ANY IMPACT ON TRAV PELLANS SPRING HOLIDAYS. >> MOST PEOPLE HAVE ALREADY CALCULATED A CERTAIN AUNOFMO EXPENSE FOR THEIR GASOLINE COSTS. WE HAVE BEEN AT THIS PRICE LEVEL BEFORE OR CLOSE TO ITT AT LEAST A FEW TIMES. . I DON’T KNOW I HAVE EVER SEEN IT GROWING SO RAPIDLY IN SUCH A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. REPORT WITHOUT END IN SIGHT, GETTING AROUND ON AN E-BIKE COULD BE THE WAVE OF THE FUTURE. >> HONESTLY, THE CONVERSATION ALWAYS SEEMS TO TURN TO AT.TH REPORTER: AND TO PUT IT INTO PERSPECTIVE, TS TIME LAST YEAR GAS WAS $2.53, IT’S $1.51 BUPY. AAA SAYS RECORD FOR ALABAMA IS $05.4. LIVE AT HOOVER, BREA DOUGLAS, WVTM 13 NEWS. GUY: I WONDER WHEN THE LAST TIME BREA DID A BIKE. SHERI: I BET A LOT OF PEOPLE A

E-bike sales surge at Homewood amid high gas prices

High gas prices mean more people are looking to park their cars and ride a bike. Bob’s Bikes in Homewood has seen more people wanting to buy e-bikes to save money. Watch the video above to learn more.

High gas prices mean more people are looking to park their cars and ride a bike. Bob’s Bikes in Homewood has seen more people wanting to buy e-bikes to save money. Watch the video above to learn more.

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