Global Bicycles Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bicycles in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles, & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Bicycle Parts & Accessories. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 281 companies including many key and niche players such as Accell Group N.V., Winora Staiger GmbH, Raleigh UK Ltd., Currie Technologies, Inc., Amer Sports, Atlas Cycles (Haryana) Ltd., Avon Cycles, Ltd., Bell Sports Corporation, Bhogal Group of Industries, Caloi, Inc., Campagnolo S.r.l, Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, Cycleurope AB, Fox Racing Shox, Giant Bicycles Inc., Hamilton Industries Pvt. Ltd., Hero Cycles Ltd, Huffy Bicycle Company, Merida Industry Co., LTD., Miyata Industry Co. Ltd., Montague Corp., Pacific Cycle Inc., Schwinn Bicycles, Santa Cruz Bicycles, Inc., Shanghai Forever Import & Export Co., Ltd., Shanghai Phoenix Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd., Shimano, Inc., Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., SRAM Corporation, Sunn Bicycle, Tandem Group PLC, Tube Investments of India Ltd., Union Cycle, and Yuh Jiun Industrial Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Adult Bicycles I-3Mountain Bicycles I-4Hybrid Bicycles I-4Touring Bicycles I-4Specialty Bicycles I-4Children's Bicycles I-4Sports and Road Racing Bicycles I-5Parts and Accessories I-5II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Introduction II-1

Current & Future Analysis II-1

Analysis by Region II-1

Analysis by Product Group II-1

Bicycle Market Holds Out Opportunities II-2

High Gas Prices Boost Bicycle Sales II-2

Escalating Metal Prices Pressure Manufacturers II-2

Initiatives Encourage Bicycle Riding II-3

Novel Sophisticated Features Improve Market Prospects II-3

Spurt in Electric Bike Sales II-3

Bicycling - A Potential Solution for Global Warming II-4

Production Bases Shift to Southeast Asia II-4

Factors Affecting the Bicycle Market II-4

New Uses of Bicycles Drive Demand II-4

Fancy Bicycles Gain Popularity II-5

Characteristics of the Industry II-5

Regional Usage Patterns II-5

Rising Oil Costs: Stimulus for Bicycles II-6

Composite Industry II-6

Transforming from Traditional Manufacturing to High-tech

Industry II-6

Aggressive Promotions Spur Market Penetration II-6

Distribution Channels II-7

Production Scenario II-7

Table 1: Global Bicycle Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown

of Leading Producers by Country - China, India, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Key Statistics II-8

Table 2: Global Bicycle Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown

of Value Sales Based on Price Point (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 3: Top 10 Countries Ranked on the Basis of HighestNumber of Bicycles per Person (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-8

Table 4: Global Bicycle Market (2011): Number of Cities with

Bicycle Sharing Scheme by Select Country (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Trade Statistics II-9

Table 5: Global Bicycle Exports (2011): Percentage Breakdown

of Value Exports by Country (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 6: Global Bicycle Imports (2011): Percentage Breakdownof Value Imports by Country (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-9

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-10

Bicycle II-10

Adult Bicycles II-10

Mountain Bicycles II-10

History II-10

Demand for Mountain Bicycles II-11

Mountain Bicycle Models Based on Material Used II-11

Hybrid Bicycles II-12

Electric Bicycles: An Emerging Segment II-12

Advantages of an Electric Bike II-12

Touring Bicycles II-13

Specialty Bicycles II-13

Bamboo Bicycles: Take a Ride on Your Imagination II-13

Children's Bicycles II-13

Juvenile BMX Bicycle Models Based on Materials Used II-14

Sports and Road Racing Bicycles II-14

Types of Road and Specialty Bicycles Based on the Material II-14

Parts and Accessories II-14

3. RODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-15Hero Cycles Unveils Ultra Trail Premium Bicycle Range II-15Belnote Launches Environment-friendly Bicycles for Women II-15Hero Cycles Introduces Urban Trail Lifestyle Bicycle Brand II-15Budnitz Bicycles Introduces Model No. 4 City Bicycle II-15BMW Launches 2012 Touring Bike Range II-16Budnitz Bicycles Introduces Model No. 3 Honey Edition Bicycle II-16Fit Bikes Launches Novel 24mm Spindle Size II-16Cicli Pinarello Introduces New Premium Bikes II-16Hero Cycles Introduces Premium Bicycle II-17Van Nicholas Unveils Zephyr, Astraeus and Ventus Bikes II-17Storck Rolls Out New Range of Bikes II-17Velo Rolls Out New Senso and Plush Line of Saddles II-17Suncross Bikes Introduces Raleigh Bicycles in Kerala II-18Norco Bicycles Unveils New Range of Bikes II-18Cube Introduces New Stereo Efficient Trail Control Range of Bikes II-18Kona Offers Abra Cadabra and Cadabra Bike Models II-19Trek Bicycle Upgrades Superfly and Superfly 100 Bikes II-19Trek Bicycle Offers Fuel EX Mountain Bike II-19Trek Bicycle Launches Stache Hardtail Mountain Bike II-19Surly Bikes Launches Krampus 29+ Bike II-20Felt Introduces Lines of Bicycles and Nine FRD Frame II-20Firefox Bikes Rolls Out MTV Edition Bicycles II-20BMC Trading Unveils BMC impec Automobili Lamborghini EditionRoad Bike II-21LEADER BIKE Introduces URBAN PERFORMANCE SERIES of Bikes II-21Specialized Bicycle Components Expands and Launches Bicycle Lines II-21MapQuest Introduces Additional Pedestrian Bicycle Routing Options II-22TI Cycles Introduces Montra Bicycle II-22Hi Bird Bicycles Introduces New Bicycle Range II-22Ford Motor Launches Electric Bicycle II-22Salsa Cycles Rolls Out Horsethief Bicycle II-22Pedego Electric Bikes Launches City Commuter Bike II-23Skoda Auto Launches New Bicycle Range II-23TI Cycles Rolls Out Coffee & Cycles Coffee Shop-Cum-Bicycle Store II-23Blue Competition Cycles Introduces 2012 AC1 and AC1 SL Bikes II-24Pivot Cycles Rolls Out Carbon Version of Mach 5.7 Bicycle II-24Trek Bicycle Launches FX Bike Range II-24

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER II-25

Felt Bicycles Introduces New 2011 Cyclocross Range II-25

Shandong Province Unveils Subsidy on Electric Bicycles II-25

Pietzo Introduces Hybrid Electric Bicycles for Environment-

Friendly Commuting II-25

Pacific Cycles Launches IF Reach DC Electric Bike II-25

Montague Launches the Boston Folding Bike II-26

Samculy Launches Greenity Model of Electric Bicycle II-26

Rocky Mountain Bicycles Unveils New 2011 Slayer Bicycle II-26

Hi Bird Bicycles Unveils New Range of Bicycles II-26

Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles to Launch New Bike Range II-27

Montague Launches The Boston II-27

OHM Cycles Unveils Two New E-bike Models II-27

Greenlight Bikes Launches Kalkhoff Bicycles in North America II-28

Sanyo Launches New eneloop Models II-28

Mercedes Benz Launches New Bicycle Range II-28

Ellsworth Bicycles Launches Coercion Carbon Road Bike II-28

Trek Bicycles Launches 6 Series Madone Road Bike II-29

RadioShack Showcases Team Bikes for the Year 2010 II-29

Giant Bicycles Introduces 2010 Line of Mountain Bikes II-29

SANYO Electric Launches CY-SPJ220 and CY-SPK227 Electric

Hybrid Bicycles II-29

SANYO North America Introduces Synergetic Hybrid Bicycle II-30

Stradalli Cycle Introduces Stradalli Turin II-30

Performance Bicycle Unveils Kids Bikes II-30

Dynamic Bicycles Launches High Performance Road Bike II-30

Koga-Miyata Introduces New Version of Bergmönch Mountain

Sports Device II-30

Power Sports Factory Introduces New Range of E-bicycles and E

-scooters Under eSTRADA Brand II-31

Recreational Equipment Introduces New Line of Novara-Brand

Bicycles II-31

Hero Group to Introduce Premium and Fancy Children's Cycles in

India II-31

Santa Cruz Bicycles Unveils Blur XC Carbon II-31

AeroCat Unveils AeroCat T600™ Bicycles II-31

AeroCat Unveils R505 Carbon Fiber Road Bike II-32

Intense Cycles Unveils 2009 Uzzi II-32

Intense Cycles Unveils Spider 2 II-32

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-33Cyclingnews.com and Bontrager Enter into Partnership II-33ARTCRANK and Trek Bicycle Collaborate II-33Dorel Industries Acquires Poltrade II-33Pon Holdings to Take Over Royal Gazelle II-33Accell Group to Acquire Vartex II-33Cosworth Group Enters into Partnership with Storck Bicycle II-34Accell Group Takes Over Currie Technologies II-34Accell Group Acquires Raleigh Cycle II-34Accell to Take Over Electric Bicycle Brands II-34Cycleurope Chooses inRiver for Marketing Requirements II-35MIFA Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke Takes Over Steppenwolf Bikes II-35Bosch Acquires Majority Stake in Ningbo Polaris Technology II-35Hero Establishes a New Premium Bicycle Manufacturing Facilityin Ludhiana II-35Hero Cycles Ltd Inks Sales Agreement with Walmart II-35TI Cycles of India Establishes New Manufacturing Facility inChennai II-35Hero Cycles Establishes New Manufacturing Facility at Ludhiana II-36LA Bicycle to Establish New Manufacturing Facility in India II-36Accell Group Acquires Raleigh Cycle II-36Minestone Acquires Marin II-36Velec Enters into Partnership with Hero Eco II-36TI Cycles Commences Production of Montra Performance Bicycles II-37ZAM BIKES and Zuri Ink Contract II-37Serotta Enters into Partnership with Bradway Capital II-37Felt Bicycles Signs Agreement with Skil-Shimano Team II-37LOOK Enters into Agreement with SUNN II-37Hero Cycles Enters into Partnership with Pantaloon Retail II-38Batavus Acquires Vartex II-38Avanti Bicycle to Take Over Bicycle Division from Pacific Brands II-38Planet Bicycles Forms Joint Venture with Dema Bicycles II-38Blue Compaetition Cycles Signs Exclusive Agreement with CicloWerks II-39Huffy Selects Action Bikes to Enter into Indian Market II-39China BAK Battery Receives Supply Contract from XDS ShenzhenXidesheng Bicycle II-39

6. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-40

Accell Group to Acquire Bäumker II-40

Tube Investments of India Acquires Financiere C10 II-40

Hero Cycles to Foray into US Market II-40

Raleigh Canada Enters into Partnership with Walmart Canada II-40

Alpine Bikes Takes Over Off Beat Bikes and Nevis Range Bike

Shop Franchise II-40

Cyfac International Selects Catia PLM Express Solution of Keonys II-41

Crucial Innovation Enters into Strategic Partnership

withRadioShack Team II-41

Accell Group Acquires Baumker II-41

FOCUS Bicycles USA and Performance Bicycles Enter into Alliance II-42

Terry Precision Cycling Enters into License Agreement Advanced

Sports II-42

Rocky Mountain Bicycles Forms Partnership with Endless Biking II-42

Metroelectric Takes Over Powabyke II-42

Dorel Industries Acquires Assets of Circle Bikes and Hot Wheels II-43

Gruppo Bici Takes Over Canditalia II-43

Robrady Inks Agreement with DK City II-43

Dorel Industries Establishes Cycling Sports Group Australia II-43

TI Cycles Enters into Partnership with Bianchi and Cannondale II-43

Bicycle Investments Takes Over Minerva II-44

SDG USA Divests Bicycle Division to SDG Components II-44

eZeebike USA to Establish Flagship Stores Across the US II-44

African Ellipsi Project to Manufacture Bamboosero II-44

Feedback Sports Acquires Ultimate Bike Support II-44

Sagitta Group Snaps Up Cycle Lab II-45

TI Cycles Opens 'Track & Trail' Outlets II-45

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-46Accell Group N.V. (Netherlands) II-46Winora Staiger GmbH (Germany) II-46Raleigh UK Ltd. (UK) II-46Currie Technologies, Inc. (US) II-47Amer Sports (Finland) II-47Atlas Cycles (Haryana) Ltd. (India) II-47Avon Cycles, Ltd. (India) II-47Bell Sports Corporation (US) II-48Bhogal Group of Industries (India) II-48Caloi, Inc. (US) II-48Campagnolo S.r.l (Italy) II-48Cannondale Bicycle Corporation (US) II-48Cycleurope AB (Sweden) II-49Fox Racing Shox (US) II-49Giant Bicycle, Inc. (US) II-49Hamilton Industries Pvt. Ltd. (India) II-49Hero Cycles Ltd. (India) II-50Huffy Bicycle Company (US) II-51Merida Industry Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-51Miyata Industry Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-51Montague Corp. (US) II-51Pacific Cycle, Inc. (US) II-51Schwinn Bicycles (US) II-52Santa Cruz Bicycles, Inc. (US) II-52Shanghai Forever Import & Export Co., Ltd. (China) II-52Shanghai Phoenix Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. (China) II-52Shimano, Inc. (Japan) II-52Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. (US) II-53SRAM Corporation (US) II-53SUNN Bicycle (France) II-53Tandem Group plc (UK) II-53Trek Bicycle Corp. (US) II-54Tube Investments of India Ltd. (India) II-54Union Cycle (US) II-54Yuh Jiun Industrial Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-54

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-55

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 8: World Historic Review for Bicycles by GeographicRegion - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excludingJapan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011, and 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Analytics by Product Segment II-58

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Adult Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 11: World Historic Review for Adult Bicycles byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-59

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Adult Bicycles by Product Segment - Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid

Bicycles, Touring Bicycles, and Specialty Bicycles Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 13: World Historic Review for Adult Bicycles by ProductSegment - Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, TouringBicycles, and Specialty Bicycles Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Adult Bicycles by

Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011,

and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Adult Bicycles byProduct Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forMountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles, andSpecialty Bicycles Markets for Years 2004, 2011, and 2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Mountain Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 17: World Historic Review for Mountain Bicycles byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-65

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Mountain Bicycles by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011,

and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forHybrid Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 20: World Historic Review for Hybrid Bicycles by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Hybrid Bicycles byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011,and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Touring Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 23: World Historic Review for Touring Bicycles byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-71

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Touring Bicycles by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011,

and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forSpecialty Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 26: World Historic Review for Specialty Bicycles by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Specialty Bicycles byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011,and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Children's Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 29: World Historic Review for Children's Bicycles byGeographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-77

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Children's Bicycles by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011,

and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forSports Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and LatinAmerica Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 32: World Historic Review for Sports Bicycles by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for Sports Bicycles byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forUS, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2004, 2011,and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bicycle Parts & Accessories by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East,

and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 35: World Historic Review for Bicycle Parts &Accessories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin AmericaMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inUS$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Bicycle Parts &

Accessories by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets for

Years 2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-84

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

A Primer III-1

Growth Drivers In a Capsule III-1

Facts & Figures III-2

Table 37: US Bicycles Market: Influence on Purchase

Decision (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Demographical Trends in the Bicycle Industry III-3

Bicycling - A Popular Sport in America III-3

Bicycle Transportation in the Limelight III-3

Every Participant Counts III-3

Electric Bicycles Gaining Popularity III-4

Issues Regarding Electric Bicycles III-4

Big-wheel Mountain Bikes in Demand III-4

Increasing Use of Carbon Fiber Results in Outsourcing of

Bicycle Production III-5

What Does the Future Hold? III-5

States Implement Bike-Friendly Initiatives III-5

Manufacturers Shift to Commuters III-6

Manufacturers Move Overseas In Search of Newer Raw Materials III-6

Statistical Data III-6

Bicycle Sales III-6

Table 38: US Bicycle Market (2006-2010): Sales in Million

Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 39: US Bicycles Market (2006-2010): Breakdown ofUnit Sales in Millions for Wheel Category (20-Inch andAbove Wheel Size) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7Distribution Channels III-7Table 40: US Bicycle Market (2012): Percentage Breakdownof Unit Sales by Distribution Channel-Mass Merchants,Independent Bicycle Dealers, Sports Goods Retail Chainsand Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8Specialty Retail Channels Continue to Face Pressure III-8Table 41: US Bicycle Market (2005-2011): Number ofSpecialty Bicycle Retail Locations (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-8European Internet Retailers Garner A Large Share in the USMarkets III-9US Suppliers Lose Ground to European Retailers III-9US Bicycle Imports Stagnates III-9Imports by Source Country III-9Table 42: US Bicycle Imports (2011): Breakdown of ValueImports (in US$ '000) by Destination Country III-10

Table 43: US Bicycle Exports (2011): Breakdown of Value

Exports (in US$ '000) by Destination Country (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Imports by Wheel Size III-11

Table 44: US Bicycle Imports (2010): Percentage Breakdown

of Volume Imports by Wheel Size Category (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Bicycling Demographics (2011) III-11

Table 45: Percentage Cyclists by Gender (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 46: Percentage Cyclists by Age Group: (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 47: Percentage Cyclists by Marital Status: (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 48: Percentage Cyclists by Household Income:(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 49: US Bicycle Market (2011): Percentage Share of

Market Share by Bicycle Category -700c/Road, Mountain Bike,

Hybrid/Cross, Comfort, Youth, Cruiser, Recumbent/Tandem and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Who's Leading the Pack? III-13

Table 50: US Bicycle Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of

Market Share by Brand for Trek, Specialized, Giant,

Raleigh, Fuji, Gary Fisher, Electra, Cannondale, Haro,

Redline and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

The US Bicycle Industry: A Historical Perspective III-13

Strategic Corporate Developments III-14

Product Innovations/Launches III-15

Key Players III-19

B.Market Analytics III-24

Table 51: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain

Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty

Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &

Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 52: US Historic Review for Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, HybridBicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children'sBicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-25

Table 53: US 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by Product

Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring

Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports

Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years 2004,

2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

2. CANADA III-27A.Market Analysis III-27Current & Future Analysis III-27Market Structure III-27Table 54: Bicycle Market in Canada (2011): PercentageMarket Share Breakdown of Product Types - MountainBicycles, Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28Bike Rental Schemes Gain Popularity III-28End Users III-28Junior Vs Adult III-28Women Vs Men III-28Mountain Vs Racing Vs Hybrid III-29High-end Vs Low-end III-29Trade Statistics III-29Table 55: Canadian Bicycle Exports (2011): Breakdown ofValue Exports (in US$) by Destination Country III-29

Table 56: Canadian Bicycle Imports (2011): Breakdown of

Value Imports (in US$) by Origin Country (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Strategic Corporate Developments III-31

Product Innovations/Launches III-31

B.Market Analytics III-32

Table 57: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Bicycles by Product Group/ Segment - Adult Bicycles

(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &

Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,

and Parts & Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 58: Canadian Historic Review for Bicycles by ProductGroup/ Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, HybridBicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children'sBicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-33

Table 59: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by

Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,

Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,

Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years

2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

3. JAPAN III-35A.Market Analysis III-35Current & Future Analysis III-35A Primer III-35e-bikes Market Segment to Expand III-35Volume Production and Imports Continue to Decline III-35Key Players III-36B.Market Analytics III-37Table 60: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Bicycles by Product Group/ Segment - Adult Bicycles(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,and Parts & Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 61: Japanese Historic Review for Bicycles by Product

Group/ Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid

Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's

Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 62: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles byProduct Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Salesfor Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4. EUROPE III-40

A.Market Analysis III-40

Current & Future Analysis III-40

Electric Bicycle Industry to Witness Increase in Demand III-40

Bicycle Sharing Schemes to Benefit Bicycle Industry III-40

Key Statistics III-41

Table 63: European Bicycle Production (2011): Percentage

Breakdown of Production by Country (In 1,000 Units)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 64: EU Bike Imports (2010): Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Imports by Select Origin Country (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-41B.Market Analytics III-42Table 65: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Bicycles by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 66: European Historic Review for Bicycles by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004

through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 67: European 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forFrance, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest ofEurope Markets for Years 2004, 2011, and 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 68: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Bicycles by Product Group / Segment - Adult Bicycles

(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &

Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,

and Parts & Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 69: European Historic Review for Bicycles by ProductGroup/ Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, HybridBicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children'sBicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-46

Table 70: European 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by

Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,

Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,

Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years

2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

4a. FRANCE III-48A.Market Analysis III-48Current and Future Analysis III-48French Cycling Market to Stabilize III-48Table 71: French Bicycle Market (2011): PercentageBreakdown of Unit Production by Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 72: French Bicycle Market (2012): Percentage

Breakdown of Market Share by Usage Type (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Share of Electric-Powered Bicycles to Expand III-49

City Bikes to Command a Larger Market Share III-49

Key Statistics III-49

Table 73: French Bicycle Market (2005-2010): Production in

Thousand Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 74: Cycling Infrastructure in France (2012):Percentage Breakdown of Area by Type (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 75: Bicycle Market in France (2012): Percentage

Breakdown of Market Share by Retail Channel Type-Sporting

Goods Stores, Specialists Under Brands, Independent

Specialists and Hypermarkets (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-50

Key Players III-50

B.Market Analytics III-51

Table 76: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain

Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty

Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &

Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 77: French Historic Review for Bicycles by ProductGroup/ Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, HybridBicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children'sBicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-52

Table 78: French 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by Product

Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring

Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports

Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years 2004,

2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

4b. GERMANY III-54A.Market Analysis III-54Current & Future Analysis III-54Market Scenario III-54Germany Cheers Its Bicycle Market Ahead III-55Table 79: German Bicycle Production in Thousand Units (2005-2010) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55The Newsmakers III-55e-Bikes Go Strong III-56Channels of Distribution III-56Table 80: German Bicycle Market (2012): PercentageBreakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channel - BikeShops, Mass Merchants, and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-56Specialist Bicycle Shops Gain Significance III-57Strategic Corporate Developments III-57Product Innovations/Launches III-57Key Players III-58B.Market Analytics III-59Table 81: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forBicycles by Product Group / Segment - Adult Bicycles(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,and Parts & Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 82: German Historic Review for Bicycles by Product

Group/ Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid

Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's

Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 83: German 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by ProductGroup/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales forAdult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, TouringBicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, SportsBicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years 2004,2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

4c. ITALY III-62

A.Market Analysis III-62

Current & Future Analysis III-62

A Primer III-62

Segments in Italian Bicycle Market III-62

Key Statistics III-63

Table 84: Italian Bicycle Market (2005-2010): Production in

Thousand Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Product Innovations/Launches III-63

Key Players III-63

B.Market Analytics III-64

Table 85: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain

Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty

Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &

Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 86: Italian Historic Review for Bicycles by ProductGroup/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, HybridBicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children'sBicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-65

Table 87: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by

Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,

Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,

Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years

2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-67A.Market Analysis III-67Current & Future Analysis III-67Market Scenario III-67Cycling to Boost British Economy III-67Table 88: New Cyclists in the UK (2012): PercentageBreakdown by Frequency (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68Bicycle Market to Witness Growth III-68UK Uninteresting To Manufacturers III-69Factors Preventing Growth of the Bicycle Industry in UK III-69Retail Scenario III-69Table 89: UK Bicycle Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown ofMarket Share by Retail Channel (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-70Key Statistics III-70Table 90: UK Bicycle Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown ofBicycle Usage by Frequency (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-70

Table 91: UK Bicycle Market (2005-2010): Production in

Thousand Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Product Innovations/Launches III-71

Key Players III-71

B.Market Analytics III-73

Table 92: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain

Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty

Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &

Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 93: UK Historic Review for Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, HybridBicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children'sBicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-74

Table 94: UK 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by Product

Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring

Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports

Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years 2004,

2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

4e. SPAIN III-76A.Market Analysis III-76Current and Future Analysis III-76B.Market Analytics III-77Table 95: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forBicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adult Bicycles (MountainBicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & SpecialtyBicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 96: Spanish Historic Review for Bicycles by Product

Group/ Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid

Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's

Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 97: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles byProduct Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Salesfor Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

4f. RUSSIA III-80

A.Market Analysis III-80

Current & Future Analysis III-80

Russian Bicycles Industry Going Through a Rough Patch III-80

Strategic Corporate Developments III-80

B.Market Analytics III-81

Table 98: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Bicycles by Product Group/ Segment - Adult Bicycles

(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &

Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,

and Parts & Accessories Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 99: Russian Historic Review for Bicycles by ProductGroup/Segment - Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, HybridBicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children'sBicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-82

Table 100: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Bicycles by

Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Adult Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,

Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,

Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories Markets for Years

2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-84A.Market Analysis III-84Current & Future Analysis III-84Focus on Select Markets III-84Belgium III-84Denmark III-84Table 101: Danish Bicycle Market (2008-2010): Imports andExports in Thousand Units (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-85Hungary III-85Finland III-85Finnish Bicycle Industry Witnesses Growth in Extreme Segments III-85Bicycle Retailing III-85Table 102: Bicycle Market in Finland (2007-2010): Importsand Exports in Thousand Units (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-86Norway III-86Poland

To order this report:Sporting_Goods Industry: Global Bicycles Industry

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