Come See Us Saturday For The "Heritage Harley Day" Event In Lisle, Illinois

This Saturday, June 11th, Saddlemen's travelling product ambassador, Gary Smith, will be at Chicago area Heritage Harley-Davidson, as part of the traveling manufacturers display run by Drag Specialties, the big distributor that provides "V-Twin" related aftermarket products (including Saddlemen) to retailers nationwide.

Gary will be manning our display, and will be available to provide his expert knowledge and years of experience with our product line. He's our go-to guy when it comes to matching riders with the perfect Saddlemen item to fit their needs and style. There will be lots of Saddlemen gear available inside Heritage H-D to purchase. We know it will be popular - it always is.

Heritage Harley-Davidson is located at 2595 Ogden Avenue, in Lisle, Illinois, just south of the Interstate 88 Tollway. Their telephone number is (630) 420-1942.

We look forward to the chance to meet Chicago-area riders, and let them see the style, features and value that make Saddlemen a leader. Gary, and other Saddlemen representatives will continue to travel the country, year-round. Keep an eye out for us!

 

Gooichi Motorsport's Purple Honda Featured In Super Streetbike Magazine

The June 2011 issue of Super Streetbike Magazine focusses in on this Honda CBR1000rr, a custom build by Sam Morris of Gooichi Motorsports, in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Saddlemen was pleased to build a custom sport bike seat for this top-notch 2008 CBR project.

From the striking to the subtle, Saddlemen's custom bike seats have been a cornerstone of our business since our founding. Great looks are always combined with excellent materials and years of design experience. Whether for a show bike, a high-adventure machine, a weekend cruiser or a commuter, Saddlemen can create the perfect combination of style and ride-enhancing, comfortable performance.

 

Asheboro Dealership Hosts Celebration Honoring Major Milestone

This weekend, Friday, May 27th and Saturday, May 28th, Saddlemen's travelling product ambassador, Gary Smith, will be at the big 50th Anniversary Open House at Cox's Harley-Davidson, in Asheboro. He'll be offering product demonstrations and advice as part of Drag Specialties travelling display of aftermarket motorcycle gear.

The anniversary party will run Friday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cox's Harley-Davidson is located near Interstate 73 and 74, at 2795 NC Highway 134, in Asheboro. Their telephone number is (336) 626-2416.

Besides all the festivities, there will be a wide selection of Saddlemen luggage available for purchase to take home.

Gary looks forward to meeting with local riders and showing them the great value and features Saddlemen has to offer. Saddlemen representatives travel coast-to-coast throughout the year at rallies, dealerships, and events like Cox's Harley-Davidson's golden anniversary celebration. We appreciate the opportunity to meet the riding public, and let them know about our products.

 

Clovis, California Motorcycle Racing Museum Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Saddlemen's founder and president, Tom Seymour recently travelled up north for the Dan Rouit Flat Track Museum's big 20th Anniversary Open House, in Clovis, California.

Besides all the great times that are standard for an outstanding event like this, Tom also got to be there when Dan Rouit was informed of his invitation for induction into the Trailblazers' Hall of Fame next year. Seen above, left: Saddlemen's Tom Seymour with Dan Rouit, and at right, film maker Peter Starr presenting an autographed book to Dan, for the museum.

For more images (including lots of excellent shots of vintage racing bikes) and complete coverage of the Open House, we suggest checking out this posting at www.todayscyclecoverage.com for the full story and content.

Saddlemen has been connected with motorcycle racing from the very beginning. We were founded by race fans, and still proudly sponsor racers, races and race-related events. It's in the fabric of what we do.

 

Our Traveling Product Ambassador Visits South Bend's McDaniel's Harley-Davidson

Saddlemen's expert "road warrior", Gary Smith recently spent a couple of days mid-month at McDaniel's Harley-Davidon, in conjunction with the traveling manufacturers display run by Drag Specialties, one of the major distributors that provide Saddlemen products to retailers.

Gary reports a great response. It was a great opportunity to meet the area's riders and show them the features and advantages of Saddlemen gear.

Above, at McDaniel's Harley-Davidson, from left to right: Jeff Myers, of Drag Specialties; McDaniel's Harley-Davidson Vice-President, Scott McDaniel; dealership owner Anna May McDaniel; and Samantha Bennet, a niece of the McDaniels, and driver of the 1/8-mile dragster seen above; along with Saddlemen's own Gary Smith.

Our thanks go out to the ownership and staff at McDaniel's H-D for being excellent hosts. We'd also like to thank the representatives and crew from the Drag Specialties truck for all their great work, making demonstrations and events like this possible. The chance to talk with the motorcycling public, nationwide, and introduce them to our products is an incredible opportunity.

 

Honoring The Year's Top New Grand National Championship Series Racers

Saddlemen is proud to continue our commitment to support motorsports and motorcycle racing through our continued sponsorship of the Rookie-Of-The-Year Awards for the AMA Grand National Series of flat track racing. This year marks our second year in a row sponsoring the award.

 

Last year, Saddlemen's President, Tom Seymour, was pleased to present the 2010 Rookie-Of-The-Year Award to P.J. Jacobsen (seen at left). We look forward to the opportunity to honor this year's top new flat tracker at the close of this season.

 

Saddlemen's official press release covering our sponsorship of this award is available HERE for printing or downloading.

 

From the very beginnings of our company, Saddlemen has supported racing and racers. It's in the fabric of what we do and why we do it.

 

The Ultimate Low-Profile Bagger Seat

Todd's Signature Series Seat is the Ultimate Low-Profile Bagger Seat for Your Motorcycle

Saddlemen's Slammed Pro Tour Seats are designed to fit Harley-Davidson Baggers/Tourers for the 1997 to 2007 model year range, and 2008 through 2010 models.

Saddlemen is proud to work with respected designers and builders like Todd Silicato of Huntington Beach, California

Designed in collaboration with Todd Silicato, noted custom bike builder, and founder of Todd's Cycles of Huntington Beach, California, these seats are designed to be the ultimate low-profile, bagger seat - while still combining proven Saddlemen comfort, support and great looks.

A current Saddlemen press release highlighting these innovative seats is available HERE for printing or downloading.

Saddlemen is proud to work with respected designers and builders like Todd, combining manufacturing experience, acclaimed style, and the knowledge of what riders need and want, to create the best seats possible.

Look for more Saddlemen Signature Series Seats in the near future.

 

Don Emde To Retrace Route Of Landmark 1914 Cross-Country Motorcycle Journey

Saddlemen motorcycle luggage will travel with magazine publisher and AMA Hall-Of-Fame racer Don Emde as he rides and researches the route taken by Erwin “Cannon Ball” Baker on his historic, record-breaking 1914 San Diego to New York run. Emde Cannonball Closeup

For on-bike storage for this project, we provided Don with one of our popular TS1620S Tunnel/Tail Bags (at left), along with a Saddlemen SaddleStow TS3200DE Deluxe Tail Bag, (at right).

Emde Cannonball Combo

Don, along with a Parts Magazine writer, will follow Cannon Ball Baker's route as closely as possible, taking into account a century's change and development across the nation. The course will be completed in sections, with Don and his partner doing research on the various stages of the trek. As pictured above, most of the ride will use current KTM 990 Adventure model bikes, but Don will also use a restored Indian motorcycle to recreate portions of the trip. More information is available at the Cyril Huze blog site.

Whether for vintage machines or the latest model,Saddlemen offers top-notch value and versatility with our motorcycle luggage and seats. We offer a wide range of applications and styles, to suit every need and every taste. We look forward to matching you with the perfect saddle and storage solution for your riding needs and style.

 

Supporting This Year's "Eagle Run," Assisting The Families Of Deceased Bikers

Saddlemen is pleased to provide raffle prizes for the Fifth Annual Ray "Eagle" Ramirez Benefit Poker Run, to be held in the San Bernardino/Colton area on Saturday, May 21st. The charity event is presented by Roadhouse Biker Church and local chapters of the Black Sheep H.D.F.C. club.

For more details and information, along with a printable registration form, CLICK HERE and CLICK HERE for the required release form.

Saddlemen has proudly supported charitable events since our beginnings. Founded by riders, Saddlemen values the riding public, and the individuals, friendships, enthusiasm and community that defines us.

 

Product Information, Demonstrations And Inside Looks At Our Unique Technology Available Online

We at Saddlemen are please to unveil our new YouTube channel.

This channel will be a source for useful videos showing our latest products, helpful hands-on installation demonstrations, along with other how-to segments answering frequently asked questions. Also, don't be surprised to see exciting racing footage from some of our sponsored racers.

The people of the Saddlemen team are excited about what we can accomplish with technology like our YouTube channel. We're confident that the more the riding public knows about our products, and their excellent combination of quality, usefulness and value, the more satisfied customers we'll create. Watch out for more videos to come!