Cycle Gear, Inc.
  • Business

    Cycle Gear, Inc. (“Cycle Gear”) was the largest retailer of apparel, parts and accessories for motorcycle and all terrain vehicle (“ATV”) enthusiasts in the United States, operating approximately 100 stores in 26 states. Cycle Gear provided customers with a unique retail concept in the motorsport aftermarket, combining a convenient one-stop shopping experience with a broad selection of quality, brand name products, superior customer service, knowledgeable sales associates and competitive prices.

  • Harvest Partners Investment

    In January 2005, Harvest purchased Cycle Gear with the existing management team. In addition, Harvest arranged a senior credit facility to fund working capital requirements. Harvest sold its investment in Cycle Gear to J.W. Childs in January 2015.

  • Investment Thesis

    • Well-positioned, market leading specialty retailer
    • Strong and consistent growth
    • Large, growing and fragmented market