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Bicycles Market Segmentation By Product Type (Mountain, Hybrid, Road Bikes, E-Bikes & Others); By Demography (Men, Women & Kids); By End User (Domestic & Commercial) & By Distribution Channel (Online & Offline Channel) – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2020-2027

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Before we witness the stabilization of economic growth in Europe and North America, Asia Pacific is estimated to bounce back progressively with countries such as China, India, South Korea and Japan witnessing more opportunities to recover from the losses sustained during COVID-19.

Being the biggest market in Eastern Europe, Russia is estimated to take the lowest hit, offering a sigh of relief to the businesses operating in the country. Whereas, GCC is estimated to observe low investments due to the sliding prices of crude oil.

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Introductory Overview

A bicycle can be referred to as a vehicle that contains two wheels attached to a frame that stand one behind the other and can be powered by either individuals, motor or engine or through pedals with handlebars that are fastened to the front wheel. The bicycles continue to be the primary mode of transport for many regions in the world. There are a number of parts of a bicycle such as pedals, gears, brakes, wheels and many more that assist in the movement of a bicycle. They are also seen as a viable option for many, as it can help individuals to move from one place to another without consuming fuel of any form such as petrol, diesel, coal and many more that can cause pollution, thereby saving precious natural resources. 

Market Size and Forecast

The growth of the global bicycles market is driven by several factors such as the use of bicycles for entertainment and leisure purposes, non-emission of pollutants by bicycles and the fact that individuals can lead a healthy lifestyle, as it involves physical movements which act as a form of exercise for the body that can help to prevent obesity and other ailments among individuals.   

The global bicycles market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 4.5% over the forecast period i.e. 2020-2027. The market is segmented by product type, demography, end user and by distribution channel, out of which, the men segment falling under the demography segment is anticipated to occupy the highest market share, on account of growing number of men opting to use bicycles for short distance trips, owing to its easy use, absence of noise pollution and cost saving for individuals. The emergence of bike sharing system has also encouraged more individuals to adopt it, owing to rising number of smartphone users who can use the app for covering short distance travel, as it is not expensive for individuals as compared to traditional fuel based vehicles. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

Average Number of Cycle Trips &  Yearly Cycle Mileage in United Kingdom

Growth Drivers

Growing Health Awareness among Individuals & Necessity To Reduce Global Pollution Levels

Rising awareness on health and its implications for individuals have played a significant role in encouraging many individuals across the globe to adopt bicycles as an alternative for commuting to short distance locations that can reduce the consumption of fossil fuels such as petrol, diesel and others which are causing a drain on the economy as well as contributing to pollution in the form of emission of harmful gases by causing global warming. The trucks which are one of the major causes of air pollution emit harmful pollutants such as carbon-monoxide and other pollutants. Apart from that, concentration of higher levels of air pollution in urban areas has led to the risk of various respiratory and cardiac diseases, including cancer affecting various individuals across the globe. By using bicycles, the individuals would be able to save money that is normally spent on fuel expenditure. Moreover, with lesser usage of fuel, the air pollution levels are bound to decrease. Additionally, using bicycles lead to increased physical activity and may provide individuals with long term health benefits.    

Air Pollution – Exposure To PM2.5 – (% Of Population) (2010-2017)

Growing Need For Controlling Traffic Congestion Caused By Urbanization

There is a growing demand from among individuals across the globe to look for sustainable alternative to overcome the ill effects of traffic congestion faced by countries across the world, especially in the urban areas. With growing sales of vehicles that emit fossil fuels such as petrol, diesel, coal and others that have occupied the roads of cities and towns of the world, countries have been looking for ways to control traffic congestion. Many sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives are being sought after by governments across the world which could replace the fuel based vehicles that are increasing traffic congestion and causing immense level of pollution across the globe.

Global Sales of New Vehicles (2005-2018) (No. of Units Sold)



The bicycles have some limitations, despite being a useful asset for individuals such as they are time consuming for any individual who is looking to complete their activity within a shorter duration.

Extreme Weather Conditions & Unsuitable For Long Distance Ride

The presence of either excess heat or monsoon weather may affect the movement of any individual riding the bicycles, even if an individual is dressed in proper clothing and gear as the weather conditions may be beyond the control of the individual. Moreover, the bicycles cannot be suited for those individuals who undergo long distance travels on a daily basis.

Can Be Easily Stolen Or Lost Due To Theft

The bicycles are light weight in general and do not require immense effort for unlocking or dismantling their parts. They are comparatively unsafe as compared to four wheeler vehicles.  

Market Segmentation

Our-in depth analysis of the global bicycles market includes the following segments:

By Product Type

  • Mountain Bikes
  • Hybrid Bikes
  • E-Bikes
  • Others

By Demography

  • Men
  • Women
  • Kids

By End User

  • Domestic
  • Commercial

By Distribution Channel

  • Online Channel
  • Offline Channel

By Region

On the basis of regional analysis, the global bicycles market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in Europe is anticipated to occupy high market share, owing to the growing number of individuals using it for recreational activities. Moreover, the bicycles are also being preferred by individuals, owing to the convenience of using these bicycles as a form of physical exercise that helps them to stay fit that is driving the demand for bicycles in the region and is estimated to drive the growth of the market over the forecast period. The market in Asia Pacific region is anticipated to grow rapidly, owing to the necessary support and infrastructure laid out by governments to support commuting by bicycles among the population in the region.

The global bicycles market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC,  Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis.
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

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