JAPAN BIKE SALES IN DECLINE
September 29th 2004. The Japan Automobile Manufacturers' Association (JAMA) has released the following (domestic) motorcycle sales figures for August:

50cc or under class:
38,938 units, down 12.8%
51 - 125cc class:
5,289 units, down 37.3%
126 - 250cc class:
9,451 units, up 31.3%
Over 250cc class:
2,963 units, down 26.3%