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Part 11 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.
Steve Medcroft.

Editor's note: For a feature in Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, Retail Editor Ray Keener spoke with 14 leaders on the supplier side of the industry. Ray spoke with leaders of major bike brands, component suppliers, e-bike startups, accessory makers and more.

KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — KKR & Co. and Carlyle Group are among the private equity firms looking at Canyon Bicycles, according to a Bloomberg report citing sources who asked to remain unidentified.

Part 10 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.
Luke Kuschmeader.

Editor's note: For a feature in Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, Retail Editor Ray Keener spoke with 14 leaders on the supplier side of the industry. Ray spoke with leaders of major bike brands, component suppliers, e-bike startups, accessory makers and more.

Part 9 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.
Dave Manchester.

Editor's note: For a feature in Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, Retail Editor Ray Keener spoke with 14 leaders on the supplier side of the industry. Ray spoke with leaders of major bike brands, component suppliers, e-bike startups, accessory makers and more.

Part 8 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.

Editor's note: For a feature in Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, Retail Editor Ray Keener spoke with 14 leaders on the supplier side of the industry. Ray spoke with leaders of major bike brands, component suppliers, e-bike startups, accessory makers and more.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — CABDA has postponed its inaugural Industry Summit, planned for early November at Disney World in Florida, to 2021. CABDA will hold a virtual trade event in mid-February, and hopes to resume in-person trade events next fall.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Peloton is recalling clip-in pedals equipped on some of its indoor bikes because they can break during use.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Eurobike trade show which had planned a down-sized event for Thanksgiving week this year, announced early Friday that the event will be canceled due to a coronavirus outbreak in the region.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — REI Co-op will expand its used gear and apparel sales and trade-in program with the creation of two standalone stores opening this month.

Part 7 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.
Lindsay Gaskins

Editor's note: For a feature in Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, Retail Editor Ray Keener spoke with 14 leaders on the supplier side of the industry. Ray spoke with leaders of major bike brands, component suppliers, e-bike startups, accessory makers and more.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Following the Department of Interior's lead, the U.S. Forest Service is proposing updates on how e-bikes will be managed and offering a public comment period that ends later this month.

Part 6 of BRAIN's Crystal Ball series.
Paceline Products' Steve Mathews.

Editor's note: For a feature in Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, Retail Editor Ray Keener spoke with 14 leaders on the supplier side of the industry. Ray spoke with leaders of major bike brands, component suppliers, e-bike startups, accessory makers and more.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems is making its Dealer Certification program available via live virtual clinics.

The company said demand for e-bikes is booming, but the pandemic is making it difficult to host in-person training. 

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — G-Form unveils its new E-Line knee and elbow guards for the aggressive rider tackling technical terrain.