Bikes outsell cars in Europe

One would think it's obvious that generally cheaper bikes would certainly outsell the more expensive cars. But this is not true. According to npr.org it was the first time since world war II that more bikes were sold compared to cars (Italy). Actually more bikes were sold in every European country except for Belgium and Luxembourg. 

 Picture from  http://www.npr.org

Picture from http://www.npr.org

 Picture from  http://www.npr.org

Picture from http://www.npr.org

 

These numbers can probably be explained by the fact that car sales have dropped a lot this year, down to a 20 year low to be precise. Still I think we can make that ratio even better. How? Just go through this scheme from adventure-journal.co:

 

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