Smart Folding Ebike – Market Analysis


Folding bikes are two-wheeled vehicles that can be folded into a compact size for easy transportation. They typically have small wheels for better speed pickup, quicker acceleration, and convenient storage. As a result, they act as a space-saving solution for commuters and urban riders to fit into congested areas. They offer better mobility and comfort as compared to conventional bikes on account of their weight, high performance, and durability. Nowadays, folding bikes find extensive applications in sports, fitness and commercial industries around the world.

The global folding bike market size reached US$ 783.3 Million in 2022. Looking forward, the publisher of research and markets expects the market to reach US$ 1,202.2 Million by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of 7.4% during 2022-2028.

Folding Bike Market Trends

Increasing traffic, along with the extending travel times in urban areas, represents one of the key factors propelling the growth of the market. Moreover, rising awareness among individuals about personal health and fitness due to sedentary lifestyles and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases is positively influencing the market. In addition, due to a surge in air pollution, which can be accredited to the growing utilization of automobiles that produce carbon emissions, governments of several countries are imposing stringent regulations and encouraging the use of eco-friendly transportations. This, in turn, is bolstering the growth of the market across the globe. Apart from this, national authorities worldwide are developing separate cycling routes and implementing laws to provide safety to cyclists. This, coupled with technological advancements and developments in bicycling infrastructure, is offering lucrative growth opportunities to key players operating in the market. Additionally, the widespread availability of folding bikes through online and offline stores is stimulating the market growth. Furthermore, leading manufacturers are extensively investing in research and development (R&D) activities to provide cost-effective product variants with enhanced quality. Other growth-inducing factors are increasing fuel costs and overcrowded public transports.

Key Market Segmentation

The publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global folding bike market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. Their report has categorized the market based on product type, drive type, size, price range and distribution channel.

Breakup by Product Type

  • Vertical Fold
  • Mid-Fold
  • Triangle Hinge

Breakup by Drive Type

  • Conventional
  • Electric

Breakup by Size

  • 20”
  • 24”
  • 26”
  • Others

Breakup by Price Range

  • Low
  • Economy
  • Premium

Breakup by Distribution Channel

  • Offline
  • Online

Breakup by Region

  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Others
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Others
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Others
  • Middle East and Africa

Competitive Landscape
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Bickerton Portables, Bike Friday, Bobbin Bicycles, Brompton Bicycle Ltd., Dahon Bike, Giant Bicycles, Gocycle, Ming Cycle Industrial Co. Ltd., Montague Corporation, Pacific Cycles, Raleigh UK Ltd. (Accell Group N.V.) and Vilano Bikes.

NI+IN UCHIL, Founder, CEO & Technical Evangelist


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