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Old 02-05-2016, 12:10 PM   #1
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UK bike sales continue to grow

New registrations up 17 so far this year

UK bike sales continue to grow

UK bike sales continue to grow

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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