Yuba Bicycles was founded by Benjamin Sarrazin, a lifelong bicyclist who saw the need for a new type of bike while traveling around the world as a professional kayaker in the 1990s. Yuba Bicycles has been producing bicycles and accessories designed for everyday trips since 2006.
In an era of climate change, rising fuel prices and growing discontent with our automobile-centric society, Yuba Bicycles are a clean, healthy, affordable and fun alternative to fossil fuel powered vehicles. In a few short years, Yuba has built a devoted following of customers who use their bikes for everything from carrying kids and groceries to delivering products.
Leif Bansner: The mind and the hands behind the design of the Mundo Utility Bike, the Go-Getters bags and most Yuba accessories. Leif is also the product designer for Rock The Bike.
Steve Bode: Sales Director. Steve ridden bikes his whole live and especially loves bicycle touring; he is passionate about travel in all its forms. Previous to Yuba, Steve revolutionized telecommunications with the goal to enable people to work from home.
Kaytea Petro: Director of the Shiny Thing Department (aka Marketing). She has extensive experience leveraging her MBA to help revolutionary sustainable brands bring their message, values and products to the masses. She also is the co-owner of Neighborhood Fruit.
Robin Sansom: Sansom was just recently Brand Manager for the Specialized Globe, one of the bike industry-leading brands. Prior to that Sansom was overseeing product development for Kona Bicycles, one of the most dynamic brands in the bicycle industry.
Paul Freedman (aka fossil fool): The Bike rapper, bicycle entrepreneur, Paul can be seen all over California or the US singing, pedal-powering gigs. To Yuba Bicycles he brings his passion for bicycle, ideas and innovations.