UK bike sales continue to grow

New registrations up 17% so far this year

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Submitted by Visordown News on Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:35

UK MOTORCYCLE sales continue to climb, with new registrations up 17% in January 2016 compared to the same month last year.

It’s the latest in a long succession of figures from the Motorcycle Industry Association showing big growth in the UK bike market.

The biggest growth is in the sport-touring class, up 30.8%. Next is scooters above 50cc, up 27.2%. They’re closely followed by ‘custom’ bikes, up 26.7%, and ‘adventure sport’ bikes, up 21.9%.

Meanwhile sales of mopeds including scooters have dropped by 8%. 

See the figures in the table on the right. 

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