E-Bikes Shine in France in Record Breaking 2016

PARIS, France – The French bike market has registered growth for the third year in a row. According to the French bicycle observatory sales increased to a total € 1.795 billion (including P&A) with 3,034,000 bikes sold in 2016. E-bike sales increased by over 30% to 134,000 units with an average retail price of over one thousand euro.
Jérôme Valentin, CEO of Cycleurope France and co-chairman of the Union Sport & Cycle federation, presented 2016 French market statistics. – Photo Michel de Chavanon