Market Reports

Piero Nigrelli, director of ANCMA’s bicycle sector, returned to the stage this year for a physical presentation of the Italian bike market data of 2022. – Photo ANCMA

Fluctuating Italian bike market drops 10% in 2022, while e-bike sales...

MILAN, Italy - The Italian bicycle market closed 2022 with a 10% drop in total sales compared to 2021, but on a positive note the sector's turnover...

Cambodia stepped up its market share in bicycle export to the European Union. - Photo

Europe’s bicycle import value surged by 30%

ZEIST, the Netherlands - In a year the market was troubled by supply chain shortages, the bicycle import value saw a remarkable increase seldomly...

In general the e-bike market share is growing steadily and average prices are going up boosting the market value. - Photo Bike Europe

E-bike sales thrives, amidst market slowdown in Europe

ZEIST, the Netherlands - The European bicycle market ended up in the inevitable correction phase after the corona related sales boom. It goes without...

Madrid’s cycling infrastructure is probably not as good as it should be, urban bicycles was the biggest growing category in 2022. – Photo Shutterstock

Urban bicycles and e-bikes take the lead in Spain

MADRID, Spain - After two record-breaking years, the Spanish bicycle industry closed 2022 with a downward readjustment in sales and turnover, but...

E-city and E-trekking bikes in particular are growing in Austria, thanks in part to government subsidies. – Photo KTM

Austrian e-bike sales crack €1 billion mark in 2022

VIENNA, Austria - The Austrian bicycle market once again broke records in 2022. Both unit and value sales topped those in 2021, with the total sales...

From left to right: Virgile Caillet, secretary general of the Union Sport & Cycle; Charles Levillain, administrator of Les Boîtes à Vélo; Jérôme Valentin, vice-president of the Union Sport & Cycle; Frédéric Hedouin, director of Corepile; André Ghestem, President of Shimano France and Denis Briscadieu, founder and president of Cyclelab. – Photo Union Sport & Cycle

French market value up 5.2% as e-bike sector matures

PARIS, France - In a difficult economic environment, the French bicycle market has continued to grow in 2022 with cumulative sales of €3.6 billion,...

E-bike sales continue to grow steadily in the US and now account for 19% of the total bike market value.  – Photo Rad Power Bikes

US e-bike sales tip 1 million mark as reliance on Chinese imports...

WASHINGTON, US - Imports continue to dominate the US bike market, with China being the largest source of imported bikes. Although the import market...

‘Made in Germany’ is becoming an increasingly important trademark for the e-bike export markets. – Photo Bike Europe

German e-bike market performed strong in 2022

BERLIN, Germany – The German e-bike and bicycle market performed very strong in 2022 with a 10% increase in e-bike sales the national industry...

Overseas production is still very relevant to cater for the demand for e-bikes in Europe. – Photo Bike Europe

EU import value of e-bikes up one third in 2022

BRUSSELS, Belgium – A major hike in the average import price of e-bikes into the European Union, in combination with a double digit increase in the...

Also in Denmark, the bicycle is regarded as a cost-efficient alternative for a car as this parking in Copenhagen shows. – Photo Bike Europe

Denmark sees upswing in local e-bike production and sales

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – The ample availability of bicycles and e-bikes resulted in increased sales in Denmark in 2022, just like in many other EU...