Germany's Rose Bikes has become the latest manufacturer to announce price rises due to the effects of COVID-19.
The direct sale brand will be increasing its prices by 8-12% across all segments, joining brands including Commencal
, Santa Cruz
and others that have recently all felt the pandemic's toll on the cost of doing business.
The brand has described the bike boom as "unstoppable" and says that this has meant a scarcity of raw materials has increased prices across the industry and throughout the supply chain. The brand also says that shipping containers cost eight times more than normal and there have been increases in cost for land freight too. The price increase won't come into effect until March 25th so anyone considering purchasing a Rose bike is recommended to do so before that deadline.
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