Motorcycle Adventure Travel Industry Pioneer EagleRider Receives Strategic Growth Investment from Main Post Partners
February 23, 2016
The World’s Largest Motorcycle Experience Company Teams Up with Main Post Partners to Pursue Continued Expansion
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — JC BroMac Corporation and EagleRider, Inc. dba EagleRider, the leading global motorcycle experience company, announced a partnership with Main Post Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with deep experience investing in growth companies in the consumer sector.
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EagleRider is the world’s largest motorcycle experience company specializing in Harley-Davidson, Indian, BMW, Honda and Triumph motorcycle tours, rentals, sales and service. Founded by motorcycle enthusiasts Chris McIntyre and Jeff Brown, the company operates through a network of more than 100 locations worldwide and offers experiences including rentals, self-guided and guided tours in more than 30 countries.
“Since 1992, we have built the preeminent brand in motorcycle adventure travel. Given our growth and substantial expansion opportunities, we embarked on a search for a partner who could help us execute our plan to make EagleRider the ubiquitous brand for two-wheel motorized travel experiences around the world. We are thrilled to partner with the team at Main Post and tap their expertise in building consumer brands in the next chapter of this exciting ride,” said Chris McIntyre, CEO and Co-Founder of EagleRider. “We believe we are in the early stages of a massive opportunity to make the motorcycle travel experience accessible to a vast global audience. It was essential that we find a partner who embraces our vision and shares our passion for what we are building,” added Jeff Brown, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of EagleRider.
“We are thrilled to partner with Chris, Jeff and the talented team at EagleRider who have built a category-defining company with a service offering that addresses the growing market of motorcycle enthusiasts seeking unique experiences around the globe,” said Sean Honey, Managing Partner of Main Post Partners. He added, “EagleRider is poised for continued rapid growth and we look forward to working with the team to help them fulfill their vision and reach their goals.”
The Hawthorne, Calif.-based company was founded by visionaries who sought to share unforgettable experiences on two wheels. EagleRider has developed a unique business model with several complementary and synergistic profit centers, including experience rentals and tours, an online marketplace, showroom sales, travel services, accessory sales, and motorcycle service. Supported by a blue chip global network of travel agencies, tour operators, and its own online origination capabilities, the EagleRider brand has become synonymous with motorcycle adventure travel and rentals around the world.
Main Post Partners is a San Francisco-based private equity firm founded by the partners who formerly led the San Francisco office of Weston Presidio and who collectively have over 75 years of experience investing in leading companies across the consumer, manufacturing and services sectors. Working in partnership with management and its network of skilled operating advisers, Main Post seeks to build and grow proven, entrepreneurial companies into industry leaders.