BPSA: Bike shipments flat, but e-bikes and gravel bikes growing

By Stephen Frothingham

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Product Suppliers Association members shipped 1.8 million bikes to dealers through August this year, less than half a percent more than they shipped in the same period last year.

The flat shipment total does not mean the market is static, however. Three types of bikes — which BPSA calls “Miscellaneous,” “Road-Other,” and “Unsuspended 27.5 and 29er” — each grew substantially.

E-bikes fall under the Miscellaneous category, which saw a 34 percent jump …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News