February 08, 2011 // Franchising.com // Hawthorne, CA – EagleRider achieved its highest ranking yet by Entrepreneur Magazine as #202 on the 2011 "Franchise 500" list. The company is #43 in Low Cost and #160 in America's Top Global Franchises. This will mark the 5th year in a row that EagleRider has made the Franchise 500 list.
The Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur Magazine is the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking that is based on objective, quantifiable measures of success from financial and statistical data. In its 32nd year of release, the list recognizes the best franchises of 2011 with categories such as fastest-growing franchises and top 10 franchises.
"This past year we not only saw an immense amount of growth for our company, but we also have seen an increase in the amount of interest in motorcycle rental across the nation," said Chris McIntyre, President of EagleRider. "We've recognized a niche that people are looking to explore and we give people a way to have fun in an economy that doesn't allow for many extravagances. EagleRider is thrilled to be included on this prestigious list, and we look forward to future success in 2011."
Since last year, EagleRider has jumped from #309 to #202 on the Franchise 500 list which is its highest ranking in 5 years. The company proudly remains the category leader in the nation and has once again secured a spot on the fastest growing franchise list. Now with more than 72 locations, and having seen incredible growth over the past year, EagleRider is setting pace as it heads into 2011.
EagleRider is the world's largest motorcycle rental and tour company specializing in Harley-Davidson® rentals, ATV rentals, Dirt Bike rentals and Watercraft rentals. The franchise offers bike enthusiasts the opportunity to rent the American Dream and experience the ultimate motorcycle touring adventure from worldwide locations. Whether for a weekend escape or for a cross country motorcycle tour, EagleRider provides the means to release the pent up outlaw that yearns for the open road. The franchise boasts 72 franchise locations around the world in 12 countries with plans to add 50 locations in 2011. For more information, visit www.eaglerider.com.