The Motor Cycle Industry Association (MCI) says the 133,938 new two-wheelers were registered in the United Kingdom in 2004, a registration decrease of 14% compared to figures tallied for 2003.
Cycle sales in the UK have dropped 6% since 2000, when 170,000 units were registered.
Two-wheeler sales were led by scooters, which account for 34% of all new registrations, and sportbikes, which account for 28% of new bikes. Dual-purpose machines account for approximately one in seven new bikes.
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