Global Motorcycle Chains Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Oct 2017
  • Pages: 75
  • SKU: IRTNTR13905

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This industry research report identifies DAIDO KOGYO (D.I.D), Renthal, RK JAPAN, TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN, and Sunstar-mc as the key vendors in the global motorcycle chains market. A comprehensive analysis of this market is also presented by product (x-ring chains, standard ring chains, and O-ring chains) and by geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

Overview of the global motorcycle chains market

Technavio’s market research analysis on the global motorcycle chains market has identified the rising demand for motorcycles in the developing countries as one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on this market’s growth in the coming years. APAC holds the maximum market share of the global motorcycle market which highly consist of small and inexpensive motorcycles. Factors such as increasing standard of living, rise in the income levels, and high preference for motorcycles to commute will drive the sales for motorcycles in APAC. Developing countries in APAC, such as Myanmar, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Indonesia have strong motorcycle sales. Also, other developing countries, such as Brazil, Italy, Spain, and Thailand, are witnessing significant growth in motorcycle sales. This increased demand for motorcycles will raise the demand for motorcycle chains during the forecast period. Our market research analysts predict that in terms of units, this market will grow at a CAGR of close to 6% by 2021.

The use of stainless chains for maximum efficiency and optimum performance is one of the key trends that will contribute to the growth of this market.  Stainless chains provide increased efficiency and optimum drive performance for bicycles, motorcycles, and for industry applications. The stainless chains are appropriate, mainly where maintenance is a key factor, along with safety and consistency. Features such as no requirement for re-lubrication, chemical resistance, and extended service life will drive the demand for stainless steel chains during the forecast period.

Competitive landscape and key vendors  

Though the motorcycle chain market has the presence of a limited number of prominent vendors, the level of competition among these players is intense. Few of these players have long-term relationships with OEMs and these players focus on supplying chains not only for motorcycles but also for industrial and agricultural machinery, cars, and bicycles.

The leading vendors in the market are –

  • Renthal
  • Sunstar-mc

The other prominent vendors in the market are BikeMaster, Enuma Chain, Regina Catene Calibrate, and Vortex Racing.

Segmentation by product and analysis of the motorcycle chains market

  • X-ring chains
  • Standard ring chains
  • O-ring chains

During 2016, the standard ring chains segment accounted for the major shares of the motorcycle chains market. Factors such as the increased utilization of standard chains due to its cost-effectiveness and highly compatibility for small engine capacity vehicles will contribute to the growth of this industry segment in the coming years.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the motorcycle chains market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

This market study estimates that in terms of geographic regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the motorcycle chains market throughout the forecast period. India and China are the key contributors for the motorcycle market. The high preference for small capacity motorcycles and rising standard of living will drive the growth of the X-ring chains Market in the region.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global motorcycle chains market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global motorcycle chains market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global motorcycle chains market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global motorcycle chains market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global motorcycle chains market?

Technavio also offers customization on reports based on specific client requirement.

Motorcycle chains are most commonly used for the transmission of mechanical power in motorcycles. Roller chains or bush roller chains are the most commonly used chain drives. This upcoming research report on the global motorcycle chains market offers insights into the major trends and forthcoming drivers influencing the growth of the automotive industry. Our reports for the automotive industry also follow a scrupulous data collection methodology and offer an analysis of fast growing market segments like automotive components.  

By considering the market forecast and size, surging demand for various segments in the automotive components sector, the market research professionals at Technavio present an all-inclusive picture of the motorcycle chains market for the period of 2017 to 2021. Furthermore, our research practices support clients develop impactful growth strategies and keep pace with the continually changing market dynamics. This market research report also presents an extensive analysis of various products and services based on the insights from the information gathered from specific resources such as channel partners and market stakeholders.

This forthcoming market research report on the motorcycle chains market also covers vendors like D.I.D, EK, Sunstar, Vortex, and Regina. According to our market research experts, the advent of maintenance-free high-performance chains for customized drive solutions is expected to impact the global market significantly. Furthermore, to offer clients the scope to identify potential market opportunities and expand in niche markets, this report on the motorcycle chains market also covers geographies like the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.

The upcoming industry research report on the motorcycle chains market also categorizes the key drivers, prominent trends, as well as the imminent restraints that the automotive components sector currently experiences. This upcoming report on the motorcycle chains market presents insights into the rapidly changing competitive landscape to give clients a complete picture of the forthcoming events within the automotive industry. Technavio also provides deep-dive market assessments into the sectors such as automotive electronics and automotive manufacturing.

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Motorcycle chains market

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Global motorcycle chains market
  • Five forces analysis
  • Value chain analysis
  • Product life cycle

PART 06: Market segmentation by product

  • Global motorcycle chains market segmentation by product type
  • Global motorcycle standard ring chains market
  • Global motorcycle O-ring chains market
  • Global motorcycle X-ring chains market

PART 07: Geographical segmentation

  • Global motorcycle chains market by geography
  • Motorcycle chains market in APAC
  • Motorcycle chains market in Americas
  • Motorcycle chains market in EMEA

PART 08: Decision framework

PART 09: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 10: Market trends

PART 11: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive Landscape
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 12: Key vendor analysis

  • Renthal
  • Sunstar-mc

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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