Bike riding good for the body, environment and wallet

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

Bike maker Paul Trépanier holds up a bike he designed and built in his shop, Bicycles Falardeau

A Quebec City bicycle maker says the industry is doing very well despite the global economic slowdown.

The owner of Bicycles Falardeau on Rue Richelieu, Paul Trépanier, says his sales are up nine percent this year, because people may want to be healthier, more ecological, and to potentially save money.