Rawland Cycles founder Sean started riding at five when he
received his first bike without training wheels. In high school his
passion for the bike grew with each hour riding Minnesota country roads
on a beloved, steel-framed 1992 Bridgestone RB-1, and in the woods on a
After a rare illness left him paralyzed for months in
1989, Sean came to appreciate the therapeutic power of cycling when it
helped bring him back from the devastation of Guillain-Barre syndrome.
born of Sean's keen understanding of the simple, yet wondrously
restorative magic of the bicycle.
Anna, Sean's significant
other, not only trims the sail at Rawland, but also gets the credit for
conceptualizing the Olaf rear dropout.
Rawland is now based in Danville, California, located at the base of Mount Diablo.