September 2022, Market Research Future has published a Report on the Global Bicycle Apparels & Accessories Market
The global bicycle apparels & accessories market is projected to be valued at USD 10.5 billion by 2032, recordinga CAGR of 5.05% during the forecast period. High involvement in outdoor activities, an increasing number of triathletes, and stringent government regulations regarding cyclist safety have cumulatively resulted in the market's growth in the past few years. Moreover, initiatives by governments to promote safety while riding and the influence of social media and innovative marketing strategies areexpected to create lucrative opportunities during the review period.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the buying behavior of consumers. It has been noticed that consumers are shifting their budget towards essential goods, such as masks, sanitizers, and household goods. However, it has been observed that bicycle sales surged in 2019, as cycling proved to be the perfect socially distanced outdoor activity, and as gyms and health clubs shut down while the virus proliferated. As the sales of bicycles increased, the sales of parts, helmets, and other accessories have also increased.
The global bicycle apparels & accessories market has been segmented based ontype, category, distribution channel, and region.
By type, the market has been divided into helmets, jerseys & tees, gloves, pants & shorts, shoes, goggles & glasses, protection gears, socks, and others.The jerseys & teessegment accounted for the largest market sharein 2019, whereas the glovessegment is expected to record the highest CAGR of 5.84% during the forecast period. Bicycle gloves are usually made using leather and textile. They also consist of gauntlets to prevent the rider's wrists from injury and help decrease drafts in colder climates. These gloves characteristically have armor-plated palms intended to protect the rider from abrasion in case of an accident.
Based on category, the global bicycle apparels & accessories market has been classified as mountain bikes, road bikes, city bikes, and others. The road bikes segment accounted for the largest market share in 2019. The popularity of road bikes is exceptionally among bike riders. Bicycle riding has become a popular activity in several countries. It is majorly popular in European countries, especially the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and other countries of Western Europe.
Based on distribution channel, the global bicycle apparels & accessories market has been classified as store-based and non-store-based. The store-based channel has been further segmented into supermarkets & hypermarkets, specialty stores, and others. The non-store-basedsegment is projected to exhibit a higher CAGR during the forecast period. Companies face difficulties in reaching consumers in different regions through brick-and-mortar stores. Thus, e-commerce channels enable companies to cater to the consumers' needs and improve their brand presence.
Geographically, the global bicycle apparels & accessories market has been categorized as North America,Europe, Asia-Pacific,South America, and Middle East & Africa. As per MRFR analysis, Europe constituted a dominant share of the bicycle apparels & accessories market in 2019. Stringent government regulations regarding the safety of riders are positively impacting the growth of the bicycle apparel & accessories market in Europe. Also, the market in North America offers lucrative opportunities for manufacturers of bicycle apparel & accessories. The key manufacturers emphasize promotional activities to create strong awareness among consumers regarding new products, accelerating the growth of the North American market.The Asia-Pacificbicycle apparels & accessories market is projected to register the highest CAGR of 5.46% during the forecast period.A growing middle-income population and increasing sales of bicycles in emerging economies are also driving the growth of the bicycle apparel & accessories market.
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