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UK cycling glory drives boost in bike sales

Updated: October 4, 2012, 9:30 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Britain's cycling success in the London Olympic Games and the Tour de France has put bicycle sales in a higher gear, a leading seller revealed Thursday.

Halfords Group PLC, which sells transport and leisure accessories, said bike sales have surged since Bradley Wiggins in July became the first Briton to win the Tour de France and Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton helped the country win multiple gold medals at the Olympics.

Halfords said its cycling division saw same-store ...

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