Originally Posted by Cat0020
Above description fits the majority of the population who own bicycles in the US, that population also account for over 80% of bicycle unit sales annually.
avg cost of road bicycle per unit is $806.78 in the US.
Total AVG. for all bikes in US & CANADA is $335.47, but that includes "youth bikes which avg $128 (but that's training wheel bikes which we're not talking about.
Unit sales counts kiddie bikes which of course are purchased more on average. Kids grow, the bikes are cheap shit that self destruct in 6 months anyway.
I thought we were talking about the bikes WE
ride? And we were talking about the cost of them, not how many units are sold annually.
Here's a chart that stops 3 years ago =
|Category||2002 Retail $ (%)||2003 Retail $||2004 Retail $||2004 Avg. Price|
|Mountain Front Susp.||26.56||26.24||25.61||$391.31|
|Mountain Full Susp.||9.67||8.87||9.57||$1,319.97|
|Mountain No Susp.||3.12||1.64||0.41||$220.21|
|Youth 19" and below||1.76||1.72||1.36||$126.72|