US motorcycle sales hammered in 2010

The outlook is bleak in the USA

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Submitted by Ben Cope on Fri, 21/01/2011 - 12:27

THE AMERICAN Motorcycle Industry Council have published stark figures on total motorcycles sales in the USA in 2010.

In 2009, the motorcycle industry in the USA saw a massive drop in sales as almost 360,000 fewer motorcycles were sold compared to 2008. The report shows that in 2010, motorcycle sales dropped a further 15% on 2009's already drastic figures.

440,000 motorcycles were sold in the USA in 2010, 82,000 less than in 2009. Off-road bikes have seen the largest decrease, with over 23% less sold in 2010 compared to 2009.

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