Cyclists seeking 'gadgets' this xmas - BikeBiz

Cyclists seeking 'gadgets' this xmas

97 per cent of consumers researching purchases on the web first
Author:
Publish date:
374_Picture 1.jpg

An online survey of 268 cyclists on Bikemagic and RCUK revealed that gadgets are the top items of desire for Christmas 2009.

Exploring spending habits online in the run up to Christmas, the survey found that 46 per cent of respondents are planning to spend over £200 on internet shopping this year, while 11 per cent are planning to spend over £500 online.

97 per cent said they always researched on the internet before they bought online, although for high street purchases this fell slightly to 80 per cent stating they researched products on the internet before they were purchased. 78 per cent said they were doing more than half of their Christmas shopping online this year.

Top bike-related products on cyclists’ Christmas wish lists were baselayers, bibs and jerseys, gloves, waterproof jackets, lights, and of course, a bike. Top non bike-related products included camera equipment, various iPods (iPod touch, iPod nano and iPhone), a laptop and quite a bit of malt whisky.

Featured Jobs

cycles service promo

Shop Manager/ Head Mechanic

Cycleservice Limited I Sidmouth, East Devon I Salary: £22,000 Plus Share Incentives Available I Date Published Wednesday 30th May 2018

Giant St Paul Logo

Bike Fitter / Sales Person

Giant St Pauls I City of London I Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience I Date Published Thursday 21st June 2018

Sigma-Sports

Social Media Executive

Sigma Sports I Hampton Wick, Surrey I £22,000 to £24,000 per year I Date Published Monday 4th June 2018