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Currently, approximately two-thirds of the components used in the production of bikes are imported from outside of the EU. – Photo Decathlon

Decathlon urges politicians to implement European Cycling Declaration

LILLE, France - In the run-up to the upcoming European Parliament elections from 6-9 June, sporting goods producer and retailer Decathlon calls upon...

The challenges currently faced by the bicycle industry are not exclusive, but rather common for every industry supplying consumer markets. – Photo Ralf Kindermann

'Bicycle industry still highly attractive for investors'

ZEIST, the Netherlands - The combination of economic and political challenges created difficult times for the international bicycle industry....

Cambodia’s bicycle export market continues to decline. – Photo Bike Europe

Cambodia's bicycle export nosedive not over yet

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The plunge in demand for bicycles made in Cambodia which started last year has not yet come to an end. Cambodia's bicycle...

Berria Bikes has an annual capacity of 19,000 units on its 3,000m2 on-site production facility in Villarrobledo, Spain. - Photo Dieter Wertz

Spanish production figures showing small sign of market turnaround?

MADRID, Spain - Bicycle production in Spain saw a 6.8% year-on-year decrease in production in February, after registering a 10.5% decrease in the...

According to the CIE Business Impact Survey the bike share sector was leading in revenue growth last year. – Photo Dott

Cycling Industries Europe calls industry performance 'better than...

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The results of the 2023 Business Impact Survey surprised Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) who has conducted this holistic look at...

Later this year, Alltricks plans to open a ninth store in Antibes, in the south of France, near Nice. – Photo Alltricks

Alltricks is moving forward in a tough market

MONTIGNY-LE-BRETONNEUX, France - The French Alltricks group has reported a 4% increase in sales last year despite the difficult conditions. "In 2023,...

E-bike riders are no longer getting younger. – Photo Shutterstock/GfK

E-bikes getting more popular among female and 25-34 year-old cyclists

AMSTELVEEN, the Netherlands - The age group 25-34 made up a bigger portion of all e-bike customers in the Netherlands in 2023 compared with 2022. In...

As an extra service for dealers, Giant Germany has opened up a motor repair centre to repair defective motors which are out of their warranty period. – Photos Bike Europe

Giant benefits in Europe with integrated e-bike solutions and service

ERKRATH, Germany - When e-bikes began to make a market entrance, global brand Giant determined that innovation in integrated in-house technologies...

“Companies offer more products than we can resell at the moment. From a sellers’ market during the peak from 2020 - 2022 we are back to a buyers’ market,” says Maurice Blom of Blomson International. – Photo Bike Europe

Blomson warehouse clearing opens online marketplace

HAARLEM, the Netherlands - In times of excess stock or supply shortages, Blomson international has been in the market for many years to either...

Chief Strategy Officer, Doug Baker will present ‘What’s Next 2024: A Data-Driven Look at Riders’ Appetite for Cycling in the Year Ahead’ in a webinar on 14th February. – Photo Shift Active Media

Data driven research: Webinar explores how to overcome demand plateau

BATH, England - Cycling marketing agency Shift Active Media's inaugural 'What's Next?' report in 2023 which uncovered the value of marketing...