As in other districts, bicycle shops are very common in Dhulia district too. This may be due to the fact that, bicycle is the cheapest and the most convenient conveyance.

Bicycle shops are found to be situated either near market places or in the heart of towns. An average shop is found to own 10 to 30 bicycles. They keep in store such spare parts and accessories as handles, bearings, rims, tubes, tyres, scissors, spanners, wrenches, nuts and bolts, screws, etc. In addition the shops also undertake repairs to the bicycles and petromaxes. The total investment in these shops is generally to the tune of Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 10,000.

A few shops are managed by the owners themselves. In most of the shops, the hired workers, generally specialised in the repair of cycles, petromaxes and stoves are employed. They are paid monthly wages which range from Rs. 60 to Rs. 100.