Motorcycle Sales Race to 6 Month Record

CANBERRA, OZ - Australian motorcycle sales have set a new half yearly record as commuters turn to two-wheelers in increasing numbers. Figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries show that 52,379 road bikes, dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) were sold in the six months to June an increase of 8793 motorcycles or 20.2 % on the same period of 2005.