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Bike Market in Germany Thrived in 2014

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BERLIN, Germany – 2014 was not only a year during which the bike market in Germany recovered from a bad 2013; it was also a year that marked solid growth, for e-bikes in particular.

Bike Market in Germany Thrived in 2014
In particular the e-bike sector flourished in Germany with sales up by a big 17%. – Photo Bike Europe

Close to 8% more bikes were sold in Germany last year. A total of 4.1 million bicycles and e-bikes were traded. The average value per sold bike was up to a record breaking 528 euro.

Of course expensive e-bikes are driving up the average value. In particular as the e-bike sector flourished. Sales were up by a big 17% as e-MTB’s proved to be very popular. In total some 480,000 electric bikes were sold in Germany in 2014. With that they reached a market share of 12%.

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