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Cycling Insight shares e-bike trends over past five years

Newly-launched research company Cycling Insight has shared e-bike trends over the past five years, and how they compare to other bike sales. The five-year average search trend for electric bikes is 35/100 but in the last 12 months, the average is 57% higher at 55. E-bikes as a category are …

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36% of drivers will “walk, cycle or run more” after lockdown

36% of drivers will walk, cycle or run more after lockdown is over, according to a new AA survey. The AA-Populus poll of nearly 20,000 drivers also revealed that 22% will drive less (increasing to 24% of those over 65), 51% will drive as before and 1% will drive more. …

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Shimano reports 15% decrease in bike sales in Q1

Shimano has released its latest summary of financial results, running from 1st January 2020 to 31st March 2020. It revealed that its net sales from the bicycle components segment decreased 15.4% from the same period of the previous year to 58,868 million yen, and operating income decreased 26.1% to 10,298 …

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Indoor cycling trends during COVID-19

Newly-launched research company Cycling Insight has shared indoor and virtual riding trends during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The significance of the search trend spike for turbo trainers from 15th March 2020 correlates to the start of the COVID-19 lockdown. The term ‘Turbo Trainer’ has 12,100 March monthly UK Google searches, up …

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Thule reports “solid quarter” despite negative effects of COVID-19

Thule has reported a “solid quarter” for Q1 2020 despite the negative effects of COVID-19 as of mid-March, the company has said in its latest financial report. The group said it had started the year “very strong” with increased sales, improved profitability and more efficient use of capital. However, when …

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35% of cyclists “have been involved in a road traffic accident”

One-third of cyclists in the UK have been involved in an accident on the road, with almost one-fifth of these incidents caused by cars, according to a survey by the personal injury team at JMW Solicitors. The survey of more than 1,500 cyclists revealed that 35% of respondents have been …

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