A bicycle, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other. A bicycle rider is called a cyclist, or bicyclist. Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century in Europe and, as of 2003, more than a billion have been produced worldwide, twice as many as the number of automobiles that have been produced. They are the principal means of transportation in many regions. They also provide a popular form of recreation, and have been adapted for use as children's toys, general fitness, military and police applications, courier services, and bicycle racing.
Bicycles are one of the oldest forms of transportation. Even today millions of people travel by bicycle daily to their work, college, universities and distant places. We are promoted from our childhood days to do cycling as it is one of the easiest ways to keep fit and healthy and works well towards environment protection. They are made of different components that are simple in working. Today there are different types of cycle for different kind of cycling experiences.
Bicycles are used for transportation, bicycle commuting, and utility cycling. It can be used as a 'work horse', used by mail carriers, paramedics, police, messengers, and general delivery services. As a whole it is a good project for entrepreneurs to invest.
Few Indian Major Players are as under
• Atlas Cycles (Haryana) Ltd.
• Atlas Cycles (Malanpur) Ltd.
• Atlas Cycles (Sahibabad) Ltd.
• Atlas Cycles (Sonepat) Ltd.
• Avon Cycles Ltd.
• Cycle Corporation Of India Ltd.
• Hamilton Industries Pvt. Ltd.
• Hero Cycles Ltd.
• Metro Exporters Pvt. Ltd.
• Milton Cycle Inds. Ltd.
• National Bicycle Corpn. Of India Ltd.
• Tube Investments Of India Ltd.