Average price of bicycles by type in France 2017

The 2017 Observatoire du Cycle report revealed the average price of various types of bicycles in France. It appears that the most expensive type of bike were electric bikes, which cost on average 1,564 euros. Race bikes followed closely behind, with a unit price of about 1,404 euros. When looking at sales figures the total value of bicycles sold in France increased steadily since 2012: and reached more than one billion euros in 2016.

Bicycle sales and the increasing popularity of e-bikes

While the value of bikes sold in the country increased by about 20 percent from 2012 to 2016, the growth of the sales volume was slower. In fact, the number of bikes sold in France reached three million in 2016, compared to 2.9 million in 2012 (stat 397862). The faster increase of the sales value might be explained by the significant growth of the e-bikes segment: in 2012 about 46 thousand electric bicycles were sold in France, while the sales volume of 2018 was of compared to more than 330 thousand in 2018.   

Bicycle usage in France

According to a survey conducted in 2018, the French seem to enjoy using bikes during their leisure activities, but not as much when it comes to use them as a mean of transport. In fact, while almost 9 in 10 respondents stated that they use a bicycle for leisure activities like hiking or diverse outings, only about one third declared that they use a bike as a mean of transportation at least once a month the same year.

Average unit price of bicycles in France in 2017, by type of bike

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Source

Release date

April 2018

Region

France

Survey time period

2017

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