It will be because the petrol it costs too much, it will be because there is a higher price environmental sensitivity, fact is that the bikes surpass the car in sales. A significant change in the world of mobility in favor of bikes where the numbers speak for themselves: 1,748,143 cars were registered, and 1,750,000 bikes were sold in 2011.
Only 2000 le bike which allowed the overtaking, but it is not the number that matters, but the strong rise in sales in recent years: 200 thousand bicycles sold more in 2011 than in 2010. While the sale of bike, the sale of two-wheeled motor vehicles falls. A decline in registrations of motorbikes and motorcycles from January to August of this year translates into a decrease of 29.4% for motorcycles, 30.3% for fifties and 12.1 for scooters.
What are the best-selling bikes?
They are mainly thecity bike. There is no doubt that Italians prefer to cycle to go to work, school and university. A right choice ed eco friendly.
Cars pollute the air we breathe and predispose us to a sedentary life! There bike it does not pollute and keeps us fit. But not only that, the two wheels also allow you to easily free yourself from city traffic, give us access to cycle paths and do not require special parking needs.
The news of the overtaking ofbike salescompared to cars it makes happy the hundreds of people who will meet on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 October in Reggio Emilia for the General States of the Bicycle and New Mobility, organized by Bike rescuers. An event in which an attempt will be made to draw up a strategic plan to respond to the mobility needs of Italian citizens.