Small capacity market holds firm in monthly sales figures
LISTED BELOW are November 2010's best-selling motorcycles by category in the UK, as recorded by the Motorcycle Industry Association.Again, 125cc machines capture a significant sector of sales, topping the ratings in Naked, Supersport and Scooter catergories, with the later recording 1,174 sales - up 4 per cent on November 2009.November 2010's best sellers:ADVENTURE SPORT BMW R 1200 GS 54CUSTOM Harley-Davidson FORTY EIGHT 1200 33NAKED Honda CBF 125 M 163SCOOTER Honda WW 125 EX2 112SPORT/TOUR Yamaha XJ 6 S DIVERSION 63SUPERSPORT Yamaha YZF R125 118TOURING BMW R 1200 RT 26TRAIL/ENDURO KTM 300 EXC 25
Posted: 18/12/2010 at 16:07
Bike shops are becoming fewer and further between. Keep saving a shilling buying off ebay, from firms working out of a spare room. Then one day, try getting a crank fitted through a computer terminal...
Genuine, enthusiast run bike shops need your support. The ones that will adjust your chain free, pump your tyres up free with a spring MOT, lend you a bike when yours won't go, enjoy a chat and a cuppa with you because they too love bikes.
Because if you don't Tesco will be happy to have your trousers down, 'every little bit' helping their profits, turning biking into 'retail experiences'.
Biking is much more than that, and as a group bikers are a bit special. Let's keep it that way. Go and give old Twatface's Motorcycles a quid extra for that battery before he's gone!
Posted: 19/12/2010 at 20:18
Posted: 22/12/2010 at 13:57
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