German Bike Sales up 4% in 1999

COLOGNE, Germany (30 March 2000)–According to Rolf Lemberg, general manager of VFM, in 1999 some 4.94 million bicycles were shipped out in 1999, up 4% over 1998. As was the case elsewhere in Europe, it had a whole lot to do with the good weather. Of the 4.94 million bicycle units mentioned by the VFM,