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The wheels turn for bicycles, as manufacturers go back to the basics

As motorised two-wheelers overtake cycle sales in the country, manufacturers are focusing on commuter segment again and reviving entry-level cycles

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Audio Representational image These numbers are surprising: India, the world's second largest cycling nation after China, sells more bikes than bicycles. The demand for motorised two-wheelers in the country is expanding, but cycle sales are shrinking, and the gap between the two is only growing wider.

Against a record demand of 20 million bikes last year, cycle sales have stagnanted at 15-16 million in the last few years. This status of the cycle industry is puzzling when sales of other personal mobility products like ...

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 22:36 IST
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