By Chrispin Inambao
More and more workers, possibly feeling the squeeze from a slew of interest rate increases on vehicle repayments and escalation in fuel prices that a week ago sped past N$10 for a unit of diesel, are resorting to alternative means of transportation.
Though figures are hard to come by, Greensport Cymot (Pty) Ltd that sells camping and fishing gear and bicycles says sales of the humble bicycle have gone up in recent months more so for the Challenger and for 18-speed bicycles.
Henning Barth, Director of Greensport Cymot, says: “At this stage we’ve experienced an increase in bicycle sales mainly in the northern and eastern regions of Namibia.”
Cymot, boasting a wide product range, has sales outlets at Oshakati, Rundu, Tsumeb, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, L?