Motorcycle sales continue to show big growth

UK motorcycle sales up 11.3% so far this year

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Good news again regarding new motorcycle registrations.  Year to date figures are up 11.3% and there was a 10.7% increase when compare this May with May 2014.  When it comes to size - bikes of between 51-125cc showed the biggest growth – rising 19.4% compared to last May.

THE steady growth in UK bike sales shows no sign of abating in these new figures just released by the Motorcycle Industry Association.

They show 11.3% more new motorcycles have been registered so far in 2015 than in the same period last year.

'Adventure sport' bikes are up 22.1%, no doubt helped by new and updated models like Triumph's Tiger 800 XRx, Ducati's Multistrada 1200 and Yamaha's MT-09 Tracer. Naked bikes are up even more, by 32.2%.

It comes after figures in January and February also showed growth.    

An MCIA spokeswoman said: 'Good news again regarding new motorcycle registrations. Year-to-date figures are up 11.3% and there was a 10.7% increase when comparing this May with May 2014.'

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