Goodbye! I am writing this at the end of July 2021. The electric bike market has grown so much since we opened our doors back in October 2009. Now, when I go for walks in Mt Airy, and more so in Center City, I see so many people on electric bikes. Each one of them … Continue reading Goodbye!
Well, I spent most of May at home, knocked down by the coronavirus. Somehow, my partner Meenal came through this unscathed, showing no symptoms, and forever by my side. We have spent the last 3 weeks re-starting our bicycle business, and have seen an influx of jobs -- repairs from customers old and new. So … Continue reading Changing course after face-off with the coronavirus
Our season typically starts in March. Despite a strong start this March, arrival of the coronavirus meant that I, Afshin, was the only person working at our shop. We got many inquiries about new bikes, and also about servicing dusty bikes in the garage. By the end of April, most of our suppliers were reporting … Continue reading COVID-19 and the 2020 bike season
COVID-19 has offered us all a great pause. As of mid-March, our staff chose to stay home. For six weeks, one person handled the front desk, sales, purchasing and repairs. In early May, the coronavirus found him. As a result, Philly Electric Wheels has been closed most of May. Due to the volume of calls … Continue reading the great pause