As the price of gasoline continues to rise, more and more people are turning to alternatives to driving. For example, ridership on public transportation is up. A lot of people prefer to bicycle – in part, because it affords a means of exercising. This gives rise to businesses that serve bicycle riders. For example, here are some:
Making custom made bicycles, such as high-end custom super-light carbon fiber cycles for enthusiasts costing over $2000, to ones for overweight people, to practical cargo bikes suitable for delivering freight, such as being done by Transition Industries in Tucson, to tricycles for uses like collecting and distributing books, such as Bicicloteca, a mobile library.
Providing services of all kinds, such as: