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Banjo Eric: A Look At The People And Values That Shape Our Company

Posted May 10, 2015 @ 1:05pm

Banjo Eric: A Look At The People And Values That Shape Our CompanyConstantly Problem Solving.Naturally thrifty, Banjo Brothers Co-Founder Eric Leugers is a manic DIYer. From home improvement projects like electric wiring and cabinet making, to more esoteric projects like fabricating cycling knickers from thrift-store "action slacks" to brewing killer IPA's, dig beyond the surface and you'll find taking on these tasks are as much about a near instatiable desire to learn and solve problems as they are about saving money.Words by Tommy "Hurl" EverstoneLeveraging his keen knowledge of fabrics, sewn-goods construction and engineering know-how, the mission would be to make less expensive bags work as well as higher priced gear. The strategy would deliver quality bags with the right features to cyclists at affordable prices.Function and Durability Are The PrioritiesLeugers’ engineering background is at the forefront of all Banjo Brothers products. He is...

 

Banjo Eric: A Look At The People And Values That Shape Our Company

Posted May 9, 2015 @ 10:51am

Banjo Eric: A Look At The People And Values That Shape Our CompanyAlways Climbing. For Banjo Brothers Co-Founder Eric Leugers, designing well thought out products comes from a lifetime of experience. Driven by a sense of adventure and self-reliance, he attacks each project with the mind set of an engineer and the heart of a cyclist. Leugers spent his formative years in Cincinnati, then embarked on a career that took him to California, including stints at Toyota USA and Bell Sports working on the cycling-accessory pioneer Rhode Gear brand. Ultimately, it was a bicycle tour in France in the mid-90’s, with the sole mission of conquering as many of the infamous Tour de France “Cols” as possible, that brought home to bear the point of making well thought out products of substance. This was well before the era of self-promotion, via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. To be continued..... Words by Tommy "Hurl" Everstone Read the whole story about how Banjo Eric does more, with...

 

Banjo Eric: A Look At The People And Values That Shape Our Company

Posted May 8, 2015 @ 10:47am

Banjo Eric: A Look At The People And Values That Shape Our CompanyCharacter Matters. Just because Banjo Brothers products are on the value-end of the spectrum doesn't mean they don't have soul. The attention to quality and unwavering commitment to functionality are embedded in each product by company co-founder and product designer Eric Leugers. Eric worked as a Product Manager for Bell Sports Rhode Gear Brand. Here's what one co-worker had to say about Eric: "The bike is a great place that lets his true character shine. He’s a great riding companion because like the way he leads his life, he follows his passions and on those days when conditions aren’t ideal, he’s still “living the dream” and enjoying the journey regardless." Bill Adkins Territory Account Manager Bell Sports 1993-1995 About the Photo: Ride on the West Coast of Ireland (Words by Adkins) "It’s hard to see in that pic but the headwinds were probably blowing 25-30mph. We were on...

 

 
 
 
 

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