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Uk bike market analysis.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by mickle, 12 Dec 2007.

  1. The UK Bike Market 2003 – 2005 (x 1,000 units)


    Year__________2003____2004____2005
    Imports_______3,500___3,500____3,300
    Production_____325_____250_____135
    Consumption____2,500___3,500___3,300



    Looks like UK bike production is coming to an end.
     
  2. Twenty Inch

    Twenty Inch New Member

    Location:
    Behind a desk
    Surprised there still is any. What brands are still made here?
     
  3. Lord of the Teapot

    Lord of the Teapot New Member

  4. Orange
     
  5. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Location:
    Nottingham
    Theres a company near me that makes bikes and sells them. The name is Langdale Lightweights. If i had the money then i would have one. A few riders around here have them, but i think i was told the cheapest one they do is about £800.
    They look good and i think they custom make them and take your measurements down on a bike they have that extends and stuff.
     
  6. Stick on a Giant

    Stick on a Giant New Member

    Mickle, whilst bowing to your superior knowledge, were only 3,300 bikes imported in 2005? That's less than 64 a week! I'll bet it'll only take a couple of branches of Halfords to deal with that number!
     
  7. Stick on a Giant

    Stick on a Giant New Member

    Oops, just seen that's 1000's - sounds more like it!
     
  8. Frazer

    Frazer New Member

    It would be interesting to see this years figures, what with the tour de france in the UK..
     
  9. they would of gone down this year with all the rain. When i was working in the bike shop all the reps where saying sale's where down by 27% overs where saying upto 31%? so its going to be a lot i think.
     
  10. Hilldodger

    Hilldodger Über Member

    Location:
    sunny Leicester
    Don't worry because production of an historic east Midlands brand is soon to begin again on the site of the original factory:biggrin:
     

  11. and they are?
     
  12. Hilldodger

    Hilldodger Über Member

    Location:
    sunny Leicester
    Couldn't possibly say old chap. I haven't decided when the launch will be, yet.

    But they were not based in the 'N' town.
     
  13. the 'B' town then ? or 'C' later 'W' ?
     
  14. Hilldodger

    Hilldodger Über Member

    Location:
    sunny Leicester
    Nope. There's a clue in where I come from;)
     
  15. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    ;) is as good as a nod.