Local bike shop sees jump in sales ahead of Roar on the Shore

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Local businesses are already seeing higher sales as thousands of bikers invade Erie from across the nation for Roar on the Shore this week in downtown.

Joe Askins, owner of Off-Road Express, 10320 Wattsburg Road, said the store has been feeling the extra business since June.

Askins said customers are buying new motorcycles and are purchasing features for their bikes ahead of the five-day event.

Askins said as a local vendor at the bike rally, they see some of their highest sales of the year during the event, which runs from Wednesday to Sunday. 

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