Bicycle import data finalised for the eight months ending Feb 28th, shows total imports FYTD have risen by 14,254 units.
The average number of bikes imported each month rose 2.2%.
February's figures for kids' bikes were down significantly on last year at 13,978 units this year, versus 22,140 last year. The monthly average however remains up some 5,000 units on last year.
Adult bike import figures for February were line ball, with 48,301 this year versus 48,564 last year. The monthly average now sits at 81,370 this year, versus 79,588 last year.