Gear Bicycle Market to Reach $63.46 billion, Globally, by 2032

Allied Market Research published a report, titled, "Gear Bicycle Market by Sales Channel (Online, Offline), Application (Adventure, Sports), and End User (Men, Women): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032". According to the report, the global gear bicycle industry size generated $37.26 billion in 2022, and is anticipated to generate $63.46 billion by 2032, witnessing a CAGR of 5.9% from 2023 to 2032.

Prime determinants of growth

The global gear bicycle market has experienced significant growth and transformation, driven by surge in outdoor sports, increase in health awareness, low maintenance cost of gear bicycles. A gear bicycle serves as an environmentally friendly means of transportation, offered in a different type, including electric bikes and mountain bikes.

The online segment to maintain its leadership status throughout the forecast period

By sales channel, the online segment held the highest market share in 2022, and the highest CAGR of 6.4% is estimated to maintain its leadership status throughout the forecast period 2023 to 2032, due to easy availability of products and the benefits such as information about the attributes of the products, time-saving feature, and the facility of home delivery provided by online platform. However, the offline segment is projected to witness a CAGR of 5.4% from 2023 to 2032, as the consumers prefer to analyze and evaluate the product before purchase. Moreover, specialty stores provide high service quality and detailed product specification and expert guidance to the consumers, which boosts the sale of these products.

The adventure segment to maintain its leadership status throughout the forecast period

By application, the adventure segment held the highest market share in 2022 and is estimated to maintain its leadership status throughout the forecast period with a CAGR of 6.2%, geared bicycle offers a solution for safe and comfortable rides. By adjusting the resistance levels to match the preferred pedaling pace, riders alleviate stress on their muscles and joints, owing to the flexibility provided by the multiple gears. However, the sports segment is projected to witness a CAGR of 5.6% from 2023 to 2032, owing to the ongoing trend towards increased competitive events and interest in leisure activities such as running and cycling globally.

Asia-Pacific to maintain its dominance by 2032

By region, Asia-Pacific held the highest market share in terms of revenue in 2022 witnessing a CAGR of 6.2%, as some of the major associations in Asia-Pacific are the Cycling Federation of India and the Chinese Association. These associations not only promote sports and events but also influence customers for usage of bicycles. Furthermore, electric bicycles are gaining high traction in the region. All these bicycles are equipped with gears owing to the customers preference. However, the LAMEA region is expected to witness the highest CAGR of 8.3% from 2023 to 2032, owing to the leasing of bikes in LAMEA. Leasing bicycles is not only cost-efficient but also provides health benefits to users. Furthermore, increasing usage of bikes is resolving the issue of traffic congestion.