<b>Germany 2006:</b> IBDs: winning market share

Here are the German bike sales numbers 2006 based on calculations by the Statistisches Bundesamt and ZIV. Compared with the previous year 2006 has seen a 6.3% drop in the overall domestic deliveries of new bicycles. The total came down to approximately 4.448 million units. The reasons for the unsatisfactory bicycle sales in 2006: poor weather, the Soccer World Cup and sluggish economy.