Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Protective Motorbike Riding Gear Market Size to grow by USD 4425 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Protective Motorbike Riding Gear Market” by Product (Helmets, Apparels, Others) Distribution Channel (Offline, Online) Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 4425 million, at a CAGR of over 5.67% during the forecast period. The global motorbike riding community confronts a significant issue with the escalating number of road accidents, a problem exacerbated by subpar road infrastructure and the growing traffic congestion on roads. These incidents frequently lead to a spectrum of injuries, some of which may result in long-term disabilities. For instance, a rider could sustain traumatic spinal injuries from a sudden impact, such as a slipped disk. The World Health Organization reports that annually, approximately 1.35 million fatalities and 20-50 million non-fatal injuries are attributed to road accidents worldwide (WHO, 2021). In Thailand alone, 74 fatalities were reported in the first month of 2021 ("The Business Standards," 2021). The importance of protective motorbike riding gear cannot be overstated in mitigating the risks associated with these accidents.

Browse market data tables, figures, and in-depth TOC on “Protective Motorbike Riding Gear Market” by Product (Helmets, Apparels, Others) Distribution Channel (Offline, Online) Geography (APAC, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa) Global Forecast to 2028. Download Free Sample


By Product, the Helmets segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024

The offline distribution channel, which includes sales through specialty retail stores, hypermarkets, clubhouse stores, and department stores, held the largest market share in the global protective motorbike riding gear industry in 2023. This segment's growth is driven by the increasing popularity of motorbike accessories sold in specialty retail stores. These outlets provide a vast selection of brands and product offerings. Furthermore, vendors can effectively manage their budgets for marketing, advertising, promotions, brand building, training, and IT support by opening their retail outlets. Hypermarkets and clubhouse stores also contribute significantly to the offline segment's growth due to their extensive range of brands and competitive pricing on stock-keeping units (SKUs).

By Distribution Channel, Offline  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

In the global protective motorbike riding gear market, helmets held a significant market share in 2023. This segment's dominance can be attributed to their essential role in motorbike safety. Helmets are a must-have accessory for all types of riders, whether commuting daily, embarking on trips, participating in expeditions, or engaging in sports activities. A diverse selection of helmets caters to various purposes and adheres to regional standards. The helmet segment's growth is fueled by the importance placed on rider safety and the availability of a comprehensive range of options. However, it is noteworthy that not all motorbike riders adhere to helmet usage due to varying helmet-use regulations. In the United States, for instance, only 22 out of 50 states mandate the use of motorbike helmets and protective gear.

APAC is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

The Protective Motorbike Riding Gear Market is experiencing significant growth due to the increasing awareness of road safety and the rising number of motorbike riders worldwide. Key players in this market include companies specializing in helmets, jackets, pants, gloves, and protective boots. Innovations in materials and design, such as advanced armor technology and smart clothing, are driving competition and enhancing consumer value proposition. The market is expected to continue its robust expansion in the coming years.

The Protective Motorbike Riding Gear Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Alpinestars USA Inc.
  • ARAI Helmet Ltd.
  • Belstaff International Ltd.
  • Caberg Spa
  • Dainese Spa
  • FLY Racing
  • Leatt Corp.
  • REVIT Sport International BV
  • Schuberth GmbH
  • Sena Technologies Inc.
  • SHOEI Co. Ltd.
  • Shot Race Gear USA
  • Spidi Sport Srl
  • Vale Brothers Ltd.
  • Vega Auto Accessories Pvt. Ltd.
  • Vista Outdoor Inc.
  • Youngone Corp.

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Research Analysis Overview

The protective motorbike riding gear market caters to the needs of motorcycle riders, providing essential attire to prevent scratches, road burns, cuts, and injuries during crashes. Precautions against severe injuries are crucial for motorbike riders, making safety equipment an essential investment. Motorcycle clothing, including head and neck protection, plays a vital role in ensuring the rider's safety. Disabled riders also benefit from motorcycle protective gear, which can help prevent or minimize injuries in the event of an accident. Motorcycle gear includes helmets, jackets, pants, gloves, and boots, all designed to protect riders from the elements and potential road hazards. Inclement weather conditions such as rain, wind, cold, and snow can pose additional risks for motorcycle riders. Motorcycle protective gear provides proof of identity, vision clarity, and protection against the elements, enhancing the riding experience. Security and safety are paramount, and motorcycle protective gear is a must-have for all motorcycle riders, reducing the risk of fatal injuries in road accidents. Style is also a consideration for many riders, with a wide range of designs and colors available to suit individual preferences.

Market Research Overview

The protective motorbike riding gear market has gained significant importance due to the increasing number of road traffic accidents resulting in serious injuries and mortality. Head injuries, spine guards, knee guards, elbow guards, helmets, gloves, riding boots, and other protective equipment are essential for motorcycle riders to ensure safety during racing activities, pleasurable rides, and even during traffic jams. Motocross gear makers follow standard regulations and procedures to manufacture high-quality protective gear that meets the needs of motorcycle riders. Motorcycle training programs and driving instructions emphasize the importance of wearing protective gear while riding. Motorcycle racing events, street bike racing, and bike touring programs also require riders to wear protective attire. Online influencers and forums promote brand recognition and consumer preferences for smart technology, customization, portability, comfort, ventilation, padding, microphone, built-in speakers, navigation, noise control, Bluetooth, and other advanced features. Government laws mandate the use of protective gear during motorcycle riding to prevent accidents, fatal injuries, and accidents caused by inclement weather. Motorcycle sales have increased due to stringent government laws and the growing awareness of safety equipment. Night riding requires high visibility gear, and motorcycle riders need to ensure proof of identity, style, vision clarity, wind, cold, snow, and rain protection. The riding experience is enhanced with security and safety features, and motorcycle protective gear is a must-have for all riders to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride.


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