fbpx
Log in

Login to your account

Username *
Password *
Remember Me
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:59

MMIC-CIMC update - Motorcycle and ATV Sales Rebound in May Featured

MMIC-CIMC update - Motorcycle and ATV Sales Rebound in May	MMIC-CIMC update - Motorcycle and ATV Sales Rebound in May

mmic cimc Motorcycle and ATV Sales Strong Rebound Toronto : June 11, 2020
 

 

After a tough start, motorcycles, scooters and ATVs are suddenly hot items recognized as the prescription for cabin fever and inexpensive travel. Motorcycles and scooters have always allowed riders to achieve physical distancing and, these days, that is a much higher consideration for many people.

Off road vehicles have led the resurgence. Some category sales were up over 100% in May versus 2019 and that have left dealers scrambling for stock. May sales have been so good that they have wiped out the decrease in sales from a horrible March and April.

The resurgence of street bikes is following hot on the heels of off-road bikes and quads. The closure of license offices and training facilities have caused a bit of a delay but sales statistics show a dramatic climb as the restrictions are eased. Physical distancing on a motorcycle continues to be one of the best experiences to escape from the stresses of the home office or just get away for a short ride to freedom.

2020 has been a reset year for most people. Although there have been many bad stories there have been a few positives. The rush of the rat race has been replaced with a calmer lifestyle. Rural kids are getting outside, getting exercise riding mini bikes and youth-sized ATVs around the farm. Moms and dads have dusted off their bikes and quads and renewed their love for the open road or forest trail.

Going forward motorcycles and scooters can offer a great alternative to the concern associated with crowded public transit. In some provinces car license holders are permitted to ride a limited speed scooter (70kmh max speed) without having to have a specific motorcycle license. Scooters and motorcycles offer the following advantages;

• Extremely fuel efficient

• Built in physical distancing

• Excellent maneuverability eases traffic congestion

• Ease of parking for space and cost free in some cities

• Less expensive to purchase and operate

For more information on the resurgence of powersports in 2020 please contact David Grummett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416-491-4449. 

https://www.mmic.ca/

 

Last modified on Thursday, 11 June 2020 22:08

In this Edition...

The 9th Annual Ride into History Is On July 24th, 2021 The 9th Annual Ride into History Is On July 24th, 2021 2021-05-31 - We're back! Are you ready to ride? More detail
Teddy Bears Anonymous Biker For The Bears Is On June 26th, 2021 Teddy Bears Anonymous Biker For The Bears Is On June 26th, 2021 2021-05-26 -  The first 50 participants will receive a complementary... More detail
Pile 'o Parts Outdoor Motorcycle Swapmeet Is On June 26th, 2021 Pile 'o Parts Outdoor Motorcycle Swapmeet Is On June 26th, 2021 2021-05-20 - Rain or shine - let the motorcycle gods decide More detail
1st Annual Riders Poker Run For Vets Is On June 19th, 2021 1st Annual Riders Poker Run For Vets Is On June 19th, 2021 2021-05-20 -  In support of Veterans and their families More detail
FMC 37th Toy Ride Is On June 12th, 2021 FMC 37th Toy Ride Is On June 12th, 2021 2021-05-20 -  A brand new toy in packaging or monetary donations are... More detail
Annual Edson Toy Run Is On July 10th, 2021 Annual Edson Toy Run Is On July 10th, 2021 2021-05-17 -  In Support Of Edson Kinette Christmas Hampers More detail
Riding For A Cause! Is On September 12th, 2021 Riding For A Cause! Is On September 12th, 2021 2021-05-12 - We miss days like this when we rode with friends from far and... More detail
International Female Ride Day Is On August 21st, 2020 International Female Ride Day Is On August 21st, 2020 2021-05-12 -  International Female Ride Day More detail
Legion Riders Bike Rally & Banquet Is On August 14th, 2021 Legion Riders Bike Rally & Banquet Is On August 14th, 2021 2021-05-12 -  Join us for a weekend of festivities in celebration of... More detail
Show And Shine BBQ Fundraiser Is On July 3rd, 2021 Show And Shine BBQ Fundraiser Is On July 3rd, 2021 2021-05-07 -  Prairie Larry carves with the lupus SK Society are proud... More detail
The Journey The Destination Is On May 21st, 2021 The Journey The Destination Is On May 21st, 2021 2021-05-06 -  Getting the most out of your Rumble Alberta Event Pass More detail

 

Content Partners & Influencers

© 2019 Belt Drive Betty Media ®. All Rights Reserved. Powered by AliG8r