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Bicycle Market

Bicycle Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report, by Type, Sales Channel and End User : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast 2021-2027

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Author's: Kumar Shridutt Anand | Roshan Deshmukh
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The global bicycle market size was valued at $ 20,280.0 million in 2019. According to the bicycle market analysis the market is estimated to reach $ 28,667.3 million by 2027. The bicycle market forecasted a growing CAGR of 4.8% from 2021 to 2027. 

A bicycle is an eco-friendly mode of transportation, which is available in a rage of varieties such as cargo bikes, electric bikes, and mountain bikes. Bicycle is simple to operate and is considered as one of the safest modes for travelling. Furthermore, major bicycle associations include Go Out and Tour Somewhere, Easy Rider Bike Club, and Road Soldiers Cycling Club share a major motive to increase the interest of customers toward cycling. Thus, they are involved in hosting various sports tournaments, fun activities, bike rallies, and competitions, which motivates customers for bicycle use. Moreover, the trend in bicycle sports is gaining traction in in Europe and North America. This is attributed to the fact that majority of the tournaments such as Tour de France and LoToJa are held in these regions.

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The bicycle market growth is majorly driven by rise in disposable income and surge in consumer spending on bicycle industry. Furthermore, in developed countries, the demand for electric bikes and cargo bikes is increasing significantly, as electric bikes are safe, easy to operate, and are low in maintenance. In addition, these bikes do not require a driving license, enable customers of various age groups drive these bikes, thereby fueling their demand, globally. However, cycling in unfavorable weather conditions is unsafe, which limits the use of bicycles. In addition, low durability of batteries in electric bikes limits the growth of the market. 

The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic did not affect the bicycle market. The market instead witnessed notable growth during this global health crisis. This is attributed to rise in health consciousness among consumers and preference for bicycles as economical means of exercising and travelling short distances. Furthermore, implementation of stringent norms such as social distancing during the pandemic have enforced individuals to avoid gathering in gyms and travel thorough public transports, which, in turn, boosted the demand for bicycles. In addition, as bicycle saves fuel cost and the time spent in traffic, individuals prefer bicycle while going to office. 

Bicycle Market
By Type
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Cargo Electric bike segment was the fastest growing segment.

Moreover, various bicycle sports events such as Tour de France, Vuelta a España, UCI Road World Championships, and Paris-Roubaix are increasingly being organized at a global level. These sports events motive athletes and regular citizens to adopt cycling. This notably contributes toward the growth of the global market. 

The bicycle market is segmented into type, sales channel, end user, and region. Depending on type, the market is categorized into cargo electric bike, non-cargo electric bike, cargo nonelectric bike, and non-cargo nonelectric bike. On the basis of sales channel, it is bifurcated into online platforms and physical stores. By end user, it is segregated into men, women, and kids. Region wise, it is analyzed across North America (U.S., Mexico, and Canada), Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Netherlands, Sweden, and rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, and rest of Asia-Pacific), and LAMEA (Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa).

Bicycle Market
By Sales Channel
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Online platforms was the fastest growing segment.

On the basis of end user, the kids segment is the major revenue contributor. Depending on the interests and trends among kids, manufacturers are launching bicycles with innovative ideas to attract them. For instance, manufacturers launch bikes with stickers of famous cartoon characters and movies. 

Along with innovation in the kids segment, manufacturers are covering the adult customer segment. They are upgrading and are focusing on technological advancements in bicycles such as integration of Bluetooth, GPS, more durable batteries, improvement in gear-shifting functionality, balancing ventilation, and aerodynamics. These technological advancements improve the driving experience of users. 

Bicycle Market
By End User
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Kids was the fastest growing segMent.

By type, the electric bikes segment dominated the market. This is attributed to the fact that the demand for electric bikes is increasing in major countries such as Japan, China, the U.S. and the Netherland. This is attributed to the fact that electric bikes make it easier to carry weight and travel around. As a result, the postal services are adopting electric bikes as a means of travelling. Moreover, these bicycles help to reach the destination on time and saves fuel cost and addition carriage of weight. Thus, this bicycle market trends leads to the increase in the expansion of bicycle market in these countries. 

Furthermore, to promote bicycle market share, governments of various countries are launching bike voucher scheme. In this scheme, the user is offered voucher up to £50 for repairing of the bike. In addition, the voucher can be used for opening a bicycle repair business. By this scheme, the accessibility of bicycle becomes easier to customers, which further promotes the growth of the global bicycle market. 

Bicycle Market
By Region
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Europe was the dominant regional segment

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • The report provides a quantitative analysis of the current market trends, estimations, and dynamics of the market size from 2019 to 2027 to identify the prevailing opportunities.
  • Porter’s five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders to make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier–buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis and the bicycle market segments and the market size assist to determine the prevailing the bicycle market opportunity.
  • The major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the market. 
  • The market player positioning segment facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players in the bicycle industry.

Bicycle Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Type
By Sales Channel
By End User
  • MEN
  • KIDS
By Region
  • ASIA-PACIFIC  (CHINA, INDIA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH KOREA, Malaysia, .Indonesia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
Key Market Players


Analyst Review

The global bicycles market is expected to exhibit high growth potential, as bicycles are used in activities such as sports, travelling, and leisure. Furthermore, bicycles low maintenance vehicles, which save fuel cost and minimize the time spent in traffic. These properties make the bicycle accessible for all age groups. Furthermore, by observing these trends in the bicycle market, manufactures are incorporating modifications in the upcoming bikes. The modification includes aluminum and carbon body for a light bodyweight of bikes, aerodynamics in design for faster rides, and durable battery. Furthermore, these improvements in the quality of bikes are done at a reasonable rate. Furthermore, bicycle associations notably contribute toward the market growth, as these associations organize various rallies and sports events. These events promote the member of the association to be a cyclist. Moreover, due to these associations, consumers find bicycle as a tool for exercise and fun, which positively impact the growth to the global market.

Author Name(s) : Kumar Shridutt Anand | Roshan Deshmukh
Frequently Asked Questions?

The global bicycle market is projected to reach $28,667.3 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 4.8% from 2021 to 2027

The CAGR of 4.8% is estimated from year 2021 to 2027.

The base year calculated in the global bicycle market report is 2019.

According to the report top 10 companies of global bicycle market are Accell Group, Cervélo, Dorel Industries Inc., Giant Bicycle, Merida Industry Co.,Ltd., Olympus Bikes, Scott Sports SA, Specialized Bicycle Components, INC, Trek Bicycle Corporation and Kona Bicycle Company.

The segments of global bicycle market are segmented by type as Cargo electric bike, Non-cargo electric bike, Cargo nonelectric bike and Non-cargo nonelectric bike. Based on the sales channel online platforms and physical stores. By end-user the market is fractioned into men, women and kids. Region-wise market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and LAMEA.

With the growing adaptation of outdoor sports such as football, badminton and bicycle racing promotes the health and fitness. Furthermore, the technological advancements and manufacturing designs such as anti-theft feature, GPS, aero-dynamic design and light weight body provides the customer experience with the bicycles. These trends will shape the global bicycle market in the future.

The Europe region holds the maximum market share in the global bicycle market.

The emergence of health benefits and the low maintenance cost of the bicycle are the driving factor of the market. Whereas, the low demand for electric bikes in developing countries and ineffectiveness of bicycles in bad climate are the factors negatively affecting the growth of the market.

The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 least affected the market growth of the bicycle market. As the bicycles were used by the customer as an exercising tool. With exercising tool the bicycle provided fun and leisure to the customer. Moreover, during the lockdown pandemic the bicycles was one of the most safe and affordable medium for exercising. These factors were fuelling the growth in the global bicycle market during Covid-19.

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Bicycle Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast 2021-2027