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Los Angeles Area
Founder & CEO of Worldwide Cyclery & KETL Mtn. Apparel. Jeff Cayley went from racing mountain bikes professionally to building a one-of-a-kind boutique bicycle shop. However, Worldwide Cyclery is no ordinary bicycle shop. With retail locations that double as fulfillment centers in three states across the country, the company is a multi-million dollar, omni-channel retail & media operation that’s landed on the Inc. 5000 list consecutive years, as well as on the Entrepreneur magazine 360 list. Jeff managed to do all this in his early twenties, & his company is now filled with dozens of employees that enjoy a phenomenal company culture & a fast-growing business in an industry they love. Beyond Worldwide Cyclery Jeff recently started heading up an outdoor apparel brand, KETL Mtn. as his next venture alongside Worldwide Cyclery.
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Worldwide Cyclery is an omni-channel retailer of top tier bicycles, components, apparel & accessories. The company has retail stores in California, Nevada & Pennsylvania. Worldwide Cyclery has been recognized as one of America's top 5000 fastest growing private companies multiple years by Inc. Magazine. Worldwide Cyclery also has a prominent media presence within the mountain bike space which includes extensive written content, YouTube video content & Instagram.