Cycling, now with 23% less Lance.

On a whim, I did a google trends search for “cycling.” I was not expecting the result.

I thought it was pretty cool how seasonal the trend is. Either le Tour is really popular or people only ride bikes when it’s warm. Crazy people.

I was not expecting to see the peaks getting lower. I welcome any explanations. Is it Lance related? Is it Tour de France related? Is doping turning people off? Is the sport leaving a golden era of popularity?

The trend for popular cycling n00b retailer Bike Nashbar shows similar stormclouds.


Come back…

~ by wcuk on April 27, 2008.

One Response to “Cycling, now with 23% less Lance.”

  1. i propose that it is not cycling that is growing less popular, but the act of searching instead! i guess this internet fad isn’t really catching on.

    the proof is in the pudding

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