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Key Challenges and Issues facing the World Bicycles Markets

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World Bicycles Markets

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bicycles in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are 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 forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 536 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Accell Group N.V., Amer Sports, Bell Sports Corporation, Caloi, Inc Campagnolo SRL, Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, Currie Technologies, Inc., Cycleurope AB, Giant Bicycles Inc., Hero Cycles Ltd, Huffy Bicycle Company, Merida Industry Co., LTD., Miyata Industry Co. Ltd., Pacific Cycle Inc., Raleigh UK Ltd., SRAM Corporation, Shanghai Forever Import & Export Co., Ltd., Shanghai Phoenix Company Ltd., Shenzhen China Bicycle Co. (Holdings) Ltd., Shimano Inc., Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., Sunn Bicycle, Tandem Group PLC, Trek Bicycle Corp., Tube Investments of India Ltd., and Yuh Jiun Industrial Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.



CONTENTS


I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

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


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Introduction II-1

2. Industry Overview II-2
Table 1: World Market for Bicycles (2006): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Production by Select Countries- China, India,
Brazil, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2
Production Bases Shift to Southeast Asia II-2
Factors Affecting the Bicycle Market II-3
Characteristics of the Industry II-3
Regional Usage Patterns II-3
Rising Oil Costs: Stimulus for Bicycles II-4
Composite Industry II-4
Transforming from Traditional Manufacturing to High-tech
Industry II-4
Electric Bicycles II-5

3. Product Overview II-6
Adult Bicycles II-6
Mountain Bicycles II-6
Demand for Mountain Bicycles II-6
Mountain Bicycle Models Based on Material Used II-7
Hybrid Bicycles II-7
Touring Bicycles II-8
Specialty Bicycles II-8
Children's Bicycles II-8
Juvenile BMX Bicycle Models Based on Materials Used II-8
Sports and Road Racing Bicycles II-8
Types of Road and Specialty Bicycles Based on the Material II-8
Other Bicycles II-9
Bamboo Bicycles: Take a Ride on Your Imaginations II-9
Parts and Accessories II-9
Electric Bicycles: An Emerging Segment II-9
Advantages of an Electric Bike II-10

4. Distribution Channels II-11

5. New Uses of Bicycles II-12

6. Bicycle Offerings from Automobile Companies II-13

7. Regulatory Environment II-14
The EU Lifts Anti Dumping Sanction on Indonesian Bicycles II-14
CITT Probes into Imports from Vietnam II-14
EC Investigates into Vietnam's Imports II-14

8. Product Innovations/Introductions II-15
Sovereign Bicycles Rolls Out Bicycles in Kerala II-15
Atlas Cycles Introduces E-bike II-15
Specialized Bicycle Components Releases New Version of S-
Works Tarmac(R) II-15
Cartoon Network Enters the Arena of Sporting Goods II-15
SwissBike Launches New SwissBike Brand Bicycle Line II-15
Alenax Introduces Bikes with New Pedaling Techniques II-16
Cannondale Bicycles Unveils Two New Models of AIDS/LifeCycle
Bikes II-16
Anaerobic Zone Launches Bike Bikini(TM) II-16
Marin Launches New Women's Fit Geometry Bikes II-16
Hayes Disc Brakes Introduces Improved Version EC Trail Brake II-16
Dynamic Bicycles Launches New Generation SDTS for Bicycles II-17
Rocky Mountain Launches FORM(TM) Tubing II-17
Avon Cycles Rolls Out Electronic Bikes II-17
LA Bicycles (Thailand) Unveils Electric Scooters And Bikes II-17
Currie Technologies Introduces Electric Bicycles II-17
Aurora Cycle Launches Two Product Line Ups II-17
CIDETEC Launches Innovative Prototype Electric Bicycle II-18
Cadillac Bicycles Rolls Out New State-Of-The-Art Bicycles II-18
TI Cycles Introduces New Line of Kid's Bicycles II-18
Firefox to Launch Premium Bicycles in India II-18
Electric Version of Sting-Ray Launched II-18
Cadillac Launches New Bicycle Models II-19
Pacific Cycles Launches New Sting-Ray II-19
Mongoose Launches Ritual II-19
Multivac Unveils Battery-Powered Bicycle II-19
TI Launches New Range of Mountain Terrain Bikes II-19
TI Inaugurates its First Cycleworld Outlet II-19
Shanghai Greenlight Electric Bicycle Launches Powerzinc Electric II-20
Smith & Wesson Introduces Mountain Bikes in Three Models II-20
Diggler Unveils a Hybrid Machine II-20
Avon Introduces New Range of Bicycle Models II-20
Dorel Launches a New Line of Bicycle Ranges II-20
Ford Vietnam Launches Electric Bicycles II-21
Huffy Launches New Brand of X-Games Bicycles II-21

9. Recent Industry Activity II-22
LA Bicycles Plans to Expand Its Presence In the Market II-22
Scott Newton Acquires Poison Spider Bicycles II-22
Accell Group Expands Production at Hungarian Plant II-22
Jagwire Enters Distribution Pact with Norco II-22
Accell Group Acquires Brasseur II-22
HB Performance Systems Takes Over Answer Products II-22
Escape Velocity Awards 3-Year Supply Contract to Louis
Garneau Sports II-23
Hayes Bicycle Group Takes Over Wheelsmith Fabrications II-23
Dynamic Bicycles Acquires Majority Stake in Sussex Enterprises II-23
Anhui Saifei Motor Car Sets Up Electric Bicycle Production
Facility II-23
Sovereign Bicycles Forms a Joint Venture with LA Thailand II-23
Hero Cycles Enters Collaboration Agreement with Ultra Motors II-24
Seattle Bike Supply Signs Distribution Agreement with Ten
Pack Distribution II-24
HB Performance Systems Takes Over Sun Metal Products II-24
Jalax Inks Joint Venture with Accell Group II-24
Norco Products Enters Distribution Pact with Light & Motion II-25
Pacific Cycle Enters into Partnership with Montague Inventive
Technologies II-25
Trek Bicycle Corp Enters Agreement with Firefox Bikes II-25
Orange Sport Supply Becomes Distributor for Magura Disc Brakes II-25
Tandem Group Shuts UK Based Manufacturing Facility II-25
Hayes Bicycle Selects Seattle Bike for Bicycle Distribution II-25
Bell Sports Takes Over Bell Racing II-25
Giant to Establish Electric Bicycle Production Linein China II-26
Giant China Loses EU Anti Dumping Petition II-26
Atlas Products to Establish New Bicycle Plant II-26
ACCC Orders Recall of Retro Style Bicycles II-26
Trek to Expand Chinese Operations II-26
Giant to Supply Carbon Fiber Bicycles to Colnago II-26
Cannondale Bicycle to Acquire Sugoi Performance Apparel II-27
Trek Adopts CFdesign II-27
Dorel Industries Acquires Pacific Cycle II-27
TI Procures Rights to Market Bicycles under Hercules Brand II-27
Land Rover Licenses its Brand II-27
Atlas Locks a Deal with Forever for Imports II-27
Leading Brands Inc Inks Licensing Agreement with Trek Bicycle
Corp II-27
Accell Group Declares Acquisition of Tunturi II-28
Hero Cycles in Alliance with National Panasonic II-28
Monark Exercise Wins Contract from Posten II-28
Ford Motor Plans Termination of Power-Assisted Bicycle
Production II-28
Velox Plans Re-entry into Peruvian Bicycle Market II-28
Wind Point Acquires Brunswick Bicycles II-29
Montague Corp Partners with Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America II-29
Diamondback Bicycles Enters Into Agreement with The Sports
Authority, Inc II-29
Bike-Frame Manufacturer Litespeed Acquires Tomac Trademark II-29
Pacific Cycle Acquires Schwinn/GT II-30
EP Manufacturing Establishes EP-Bicycles II-30
Shimano Establishes a Production Plant in Karvina II-30
Seattle Bike Supply Recalls 1,400 Children's Bicycles II-30
Brunswick Starts Sourcing of Bicycles From Asia II-30
GT Bicycles Collaborates with ThrottleBox Media II-30
Airbomb.com Obtains B2B Order from Ellsworth Handcrafted
Bicycles Inc II-31
Shimano Inc Plans Increase of Bicycle Parts Capacity II-31
Czech Bike Divests Stake in Favorit II-31
New Online Bicycle Retailer Enters US MarketMybike.com Offers
Bargain-Priced Bicycle Online II-31
KTM Acquires LB II-31
Motociclo and Radados Enter into a Joint Venture II-31
Bridgestone and Merida Enter into a Comprehensive Partnership II-31
BBF Granted Manufacturing License from Art Merchandising & Media II-32
Leisure Concepts and CX Sport/Cycle Express Enter into a
Contract II-32
Cycle Citi Plans Manufacturing Plant in Bangor II-32
A&J Established a Manufacturing Base in Newtown II-32
Shimano Expands the Production Capacity of Bicycle Parts
Subsidiary II-32

10. Focus on Select Global Players II-33
Accell Group N.V. (The Netherlands) II-33
Amer Sports (Finland) II-33
Bell Sports Corporation (USA) II-33
Caloi, Inc (USA) II-33
Campagnolo SRL (Italy) II-33
Cannondale Bicycle Corporation (USA) II-34
Currie Technologies Inc (USA) II-34
Cycleurope AB (Sweden) II-34
Giant Bicycles Inc (USA) II-35
Hero Cycles Ltd (India) II-35
Huffy Bicycle Company (USA) II-36
Merida Industry Co., LTD. (Taiwan) II-36
Miyata Industry Co Ltd (Japan) II-36
Pacific Cycle Inc. (USA) II-36
Raleigh UK Ltd. (UK) II-37
SRAM Corporation (USA) II-37
Shanghai Forever Import & Export Co., Ltd. (China) II-38
Shanghai Phoenix Company Ltd. (China) II-38
Shenzhen China Bicycle Co. (Holdings) Ltd. (China) II-38
Shimano Inc (Japan) (Japan) II-38
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc. (USA) II-38
Sunn Bicycle (France) II-38
Tandem Group PLC (UK) II-39
Trek Bicycle Corp (USA) II-39
Tube Investments of India Ltd (India) II-39
Yuh Jiun Industrial Co., Ltd (Taiwan) II-40

11. Global Market Perspective II-41
Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2001 through 2010 in US$ (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 3: World Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 4: World Historic Review for Bicycles by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Independently Analyzed
by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$
Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 5: World 20-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 for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005, 2007 and
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Adults Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
Latin America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 7: World Long term Projections for Adults Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Adults Bicycles by Product Segment - Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles, and Specialty Bicycles
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001
through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 9: World Long term Projections for Adults Bicycles by
Product Segment - Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring
Bicycles, and Specialty Bicycles Independently Analyzed by
Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 10: World Historic Review for Adults Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 11: World Historic Review for Adults Bicycles by
Product Segment - Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring
Bicycles, and Specialty Bicycles Independently Analyzed by
Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 12: World 20-Year Perspective for Adults Bicycles by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America for the Years 1991, 1995,
2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 13: World 20-Year Perspective for Adults Bicycles by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles, and
Specialty Bicycles for the Years 1991, 1995, 2005, 2007 and
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 14: 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 Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 15: World Long term Projections for Mountain Bicycles
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 16: World Historic Review for Mountain Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 17: World 20-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 for the Years 1991, 1995,
2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Hybrid Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
Latin America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 19: World Long term Projections for Hybrid Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 20: World Historic Review for Hybrid Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 21: World 20-Year Perspective for Hybrid Bicycles by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America for the Years 1991, 1995,
2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-59

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 Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 23: World Long term Projections for Touring Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 24: World Historic Review for Touring Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 25: World 20-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 for the Years 1991, 1995,
2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Specialty Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
Latin America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64

Table 27: World Long term Projections for Specialty Bicycles
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 28: World Historic Review for Specialty Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 29: World 20-Year Perspective for Specialty Bicycles by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America for the Years 1991, 1995,
2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 30: 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 Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 31: World Long term Projections for Children's Bicycles
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 32: World Historic Review for Children's Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 33: World 20-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 for the Years 1991,
1995, 2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Sports Bicycles by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and
Latin America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 35: World Long term Projections for Sports Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 36: World Historic Review for Sports Bicycles by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 37: World 20-Year Perspective for Sports Bicycles by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East, and Latin America for the Years 1991, 1995,
2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 38: 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 Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for
the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 39: World Long term Projections for Bicycle Parts &
Accessories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 40: World Historic Review for Bicycle Parts &
Accessories by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin
America Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 41: World 20-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 for the
Years 1991, 1995, 2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-79


III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
A Primer III-1
Growth Drivers In a Capsule III-1
Facts & Figures III-2
Table 42: US Bicycles Market: Influence on Purchase
Decision (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Bicycling - A Popular Sport in America III-3
Bicycling Demographics (2003) III-3
Table 43: Percentage Cyclists by Gender: (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 44: Percentage Cyclists by Age Group: (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Table 45: Percentage Cyclists by Marital Status: III-4
Table 46: Percentage Cyclists by Household Income:
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 47: US Bicycle Market: Types of Bicycles Owned in
2000 - Mountain Bike, Road Bike, Hybrid Bike, Racing Bike,
Cruiser Bike, BMX Bike, Tandem Bike, Recumbent Bike,
Electric Bike, and Other Type (In '000 Units) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Who's Leading the Pack? III-4
Table 48: US Market for Bicycles (2006): Percentage Market
Share Breakdown of Leading Manufacturers - Trek,
Specialized, Giant, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 49: Leading Bicycle Manufacturers in the US for 200
3: Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales forTrek, Giant,
Specialized and Others -- A Historical Review (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Electric Bicycles Gaining Popularity III-5
Issues Regarding Electric Bicycles III-5
Distribution Dynamics III-6
Table 50: Bicycles Market in the US (2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Retail Channels - Mass Merchants,
Specialty Bicycle Retailers, Chain Sporting Goods Stores
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 51: Bicycles Market in the US (2006): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Retail Channels - Specialty Bicycle
Retailers, Mass Merchants, Chain Sporting Goods Stores,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 52: Average Price of Bicycles Sold Through Select
Retail Channels in the United States As of the Year 2006
(In US$) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Statistical Findings On the Specialty Bicycles Market III-7
Table 53: Specialty Bicycles Market in the US (2006):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Product Categories -
Mountain, Road/700C, Youth, Hybrid/Cross, Comfort,
Cruiser, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 54: US Specialty Bicycles Market (2004): Breakdown of
Average Selling Price Per Unit by Product Type (In US $)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 55: Leading Segments in the US Specialty Bicycle
Market for 2002, 2003 and 2004: Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Sales for Mountain Front Suspension, Comfort,
Hybrid/Cross, Freestyle, Youth 20", Youth 19" & Below,
Mountain Without Suspension, Road/700C, Youth 24", BMX,
Mountain Full Suspension, and Cruiser- A Historical Review
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 56: Leading Segments in the US Specialty Bicycle
Market for 2002, 2003 and 2004: Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Mountain Front Suspension, Comfort,
Road/700C, Hybrid/Cross, Mountain Full Suspension,
Freestyle, Mountain Without Suspension, Youth 20", Youth
24", BMX, Youth 19" and Below, and Cruiser- A Historical
Review (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 57: Leading Segments in the US Bicycle Shipments
Market in 2004: Market Shares for 26 inch, 700c DB, 20
inch, 700c UB, 24 inch, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10
What Does the Future Hold? III-10
Export & Import Statistics III-10
Table 58: US Exports of New Pneumatic Rubber Tires for
Bicycles (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value
by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 59: US Exports of Rubber Inner Tubes for Bicycles
(2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by
Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 60: US Imports of Rubber Inner Tubes for Bicycles
(2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by
Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 61: US Exports of Electrical Lighting/Visual
Signaling Equipment For Bicycles (2006): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 62: US Imports of Electrical Lighting/Visual
Signaling Equipment For Bicycles (2006): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 63: US Exports of Bicycles And Other Cycles
(Inclusive of Non-Motorized Delivery Tricycles) (2006):
Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (In US$
Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 64: US Imports of Bicycles And Other Cycles
(Inclusive of Non-Motorized Delivery Tricycles) (2006):
Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (In US$
Million) III-14

Table 65: US Bicycle Imports: Share of Top Four Source
Countries for 1999-2000 for China, Taiwan, Mexico and Hong
Kong (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14
The US Bicycle Industry: A Historical Perspective III-14
Product Introductions/Innovations III-15
Recent Industry Activity III-18
Key US Players III-24
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 66: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 67: US Long term Projections for Bicycles by Product
Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 68: US Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 69: US 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring
Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports
Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the Years 1991, 1995,
2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

2. Canada III-31
A.Market Analysis III-31
Outlook III-31
Market Structure III-31
Table 70: Bicycle Market in Canada (2004): Percentage
Market Share Breakdown of Product Types - Mountain
Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Road Bicycles, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32
End Users III-32
Junior Vs Adult III-32
Women Vs Men III-32
Mountain Vs Racing Vs Hybrid III-32
High-end Vs Low-end III-32
Import/Export Scenario III-33
Table 71: Canadian Imports of New Pneumatic Rubber Tires
for Bicycles (2005): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Import
Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 72: Canadian Exports of New Pneumatic Rubber Tires
for Bicycles (2005): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export
Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 73: Canadian Imports of Rubber Inner Tubes for
Bicycles (2005): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value
by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 74: Canadian Imports of Electrical Lighting/ Visual
Signaling Equipment For Bicycles (2005): Breakdown of
Import Value by Country of Origin (In US$) III-34

Table 75: Canadian Exports of Electrical Lighting/Visual
Signaling Equipment For Bicycles (2006): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 76: Canadian Imports of Bicycles And Other Cycles
(Inclusive of Non-Motorized Delivery Tricycles) (2005):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 77: Canadian Exports of Bicycles And Other Cycles
(Inclusive of Non-Motorized Delivery Tricycles) (2005):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 78: Bicycle Market in Canada: Breakdown of Domestic
Production and Import Volumes for the Years 2002 & 2004
(In Thousand Units) III-36

Table 79: Finished Painted Bicycle Frames Market in
Canada: Breakdown of Domestic Production and Import Volumes
for the Years 2002 & 2004 (In Thousand Units) III-36

Table 80: Leading Import Sources for Bicycles in Canada
(2000-2002): Market Shares for Taiwan, China, USA, Japan,
Italy, Malaysia, Others, Thailand, Indonesia, France,
Singapore, Philippines, and Others (In %) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 81: Leading Export Destinations for Bicycles in
Canada (2000-2002): Market Shares for USA, Germany,
Switzerland, Japan, Netherlands, UK, Austria and Others
(In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38
Product Launch III-38
Recent Industry Activity III-38
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 82: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 83: Canadian Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Product Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles,
Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles),
Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &
Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 84: Canadian Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 85: Canadian 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by
Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the
Years 1991, 1995, 200, 2007 and 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

3. Japan III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Outlook III-44
A Primer III-44
Imports Steadily Gain a Large Slice of the Market III-44
Table 86: Japanese Bicycle Market: Percentage Share of
Domestic Production and Imports for the Years 1999, 2002
and 2004 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
Recent Industry Activity III-45
Key Players III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 87: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 88: Japanese Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Product Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles,
Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles),
Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &
Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 89: Japanese Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 90: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by
Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the
Years 1991, 1995, 200, 2007 and 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4. Europe III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Outlook III-50
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 91: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Bicycle Parts & Accessories by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
Europe Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years
2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 92: European Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia, and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 93: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 94: European Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Product Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles,
Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles),
Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &
Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 95: European Historic Review for Bicycle Parts &
Accessories by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed
by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$
Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 96: European Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 97: European 20-Year Perspective for Bicycle Parts &
Accessories by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,
and Rest of Europe for the Years 1991, 1995, 200, 2007 and
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 98: European 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by
Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,
Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,
Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the Years
1991, 1995, 200, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-57

4a. France III-58
A.Market Analysis III-58
Outlook III-58
A Primer III-58
Key Player III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 99: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 100: French Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Product Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles,
Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles),
Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &
Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 101: French Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 102: French 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by
Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the
Years 1991, 1995, 200, 2007 and 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

4b. Germany III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Outlook III-63
Market Scenario III-63
Germany Cheers Its Bicycle Market Ahead III-63
The Newsmakers III-63
Channels of Distribution III-64
B.Market Analytics III-64
Table 103: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 104: German Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Product Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles,
Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles),
Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &
Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 105: German Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 106: German 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by
Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the
Years 1991, 1995, 200, 2007 and 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

4c. Italy III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
Outlook III-68
A Primer III-68
Table 107: Leading Product Segments in the Italian Bicycle
Market for 2000 & 2001: Production Shares by Category
including MTB, City Bike, Children Bikes, Racing Bikes, and
Others (In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 108: Domestic Consumption in the Italian Bicycle
Market from 2000 to 2003 (In '000 Units) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69
Key Player III-69
B.Market Analytics III-70
Table 109: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 110: Italian Long term Projections for Bicycles by
Product Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles,
Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles),
Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts &
Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the
Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 111: Italian Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 112: Italian 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by
Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the
Years 1991, 1995, 200, 2007 and 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

4d. The United Kingdom III-74
A.Market Analysis III-74
Outlook III-74
Market Scenario III-74
Recent Industry Activity III-74
Key Players III-75
B.Market Analytics III-76
Table 113: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Bicycles by Product Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles
(Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles, Touring Bicycles &
Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles, Sports Bicycles,
and Parts & Accessories Independently Analyzed by Annual
Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 114: UK Long term Projections for Bicycles by Product
Group/ Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011
through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 115: UK Historic Review for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid
Bicycles, Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's
Bicycles, Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories
Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991
through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 116: UK 20-Year Perspective for Bicycles by Product
Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Adults Bicycles (Mountain Bicycles, Hybrid Bicycles,
Touring Bicycles & Specialty Bicycles), Children's Bicycles,
Sports Bicycles, and Parts & Accessories for the Years 1991,
1995, 2005, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-79

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