Saddlemen Tech Expert At Carson City Harley-Davidson For "Reno Street Vibrations" Fall Rally

Demonstrations Of Saddlemen Products At Major Nevada Dealership

Carson-City-2010

Saddlemen product line "guru" Gary Smith will be on hand this weekend (through Sunday) at Carson City Harley-Davidson during the big Reno Street Vibrations Rally.

Carson City Harley-Davidson is located nearby to Reno, just south off of Highway 395, at 2900 Research Way, in Carson City. Their telephone number is: (775) 882-7433(RIDE).

Saddlemen sales, customer service, and technical representatives travel across the country throughout the year. We value the chance to show our motorcycle seats and luggage to riders from coast to coast. It's a great opportunity to meet more motorcyclists, and show how our products can help improve their riding experience.

 

Come See Us In Sturgis At J&P Cycles And Black Hills Harley-Davidson In Rapid City

Sturgis Drag Booth Tent

As this posting goes live, Saddlemen staff are busy running our displays at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. We are at two locations: J&P Cycles in Sturgis, and nearby at Black Hills Harley-Davidson in Rapid City.

Saddlemen’s Gary Smith and Jerry Beaty are manning the Saddlemen booth at Black Hills Harley Davidson, 2820 Harley Drive, in Rapid City. Our area will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, August 5th through August 15th, with a wide variety of Saddlemen product available, and years of experience to offer.

Above: Jerry Beaty, with samples of Saddlemen luggage, and at right, Jerry with Adam Nystrom, Drag Specialties representative (North Dakota), Diedre Webber, Drag Specialties truck coordinator, and Jay Varley, Drag Specialties Representative (eastern South Dakota).

For more information, check the Black Hills H-D website:
Black Hills Harley-Davidson,or call (605) 342-9362

Saddlemen’s Stan Alicki will be on hand at the Saddlemen display at J&P Cycles, 1650 Lazelle Street, right in the center of things, in Sturgis. Stan will be there from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, August 5th through August 15th, to answer questions and offer advice, and with Saddlemen items (including seats) available for purchase.

For more information, see the J&P Cycles website:

J & P Cycles – Sturgis, South Dakota – (605) 720-0800

Our thanks to Black Hills Harley-Davidson, and to the Sturgis location of J & P Cycles.

We’ll continue to be out across the country all through the year. Most often, we’ll be affiliated with a Drag Specialties, display, and will always be looking forward to answering questions and proudly showing what our expertise and technology can do to make riding more enjoyable.

 

Major Iowa Dealership Hosts Manufacturers’ Displays

On Saturday, June 19th, our traveling sales and product information specialist, Gary Smith, was at Des Moines, Iowa’s Big Barn Harley-Davidson for their Big Spring Open House. Gary was representing Saddlemen as part of the Open House’s gathering of manufacturers’ representatives organized by one of our major distributors, Drag Specialities.

Big Barn Harley-Davidson

After helping them decide on the right sissy bar bag for their needs, and their bike, Gary took a few pictures of Jeff G. and Karen L., and his Harley-Davidson V-Rod. Gary said that Karen got the Saddlemen bag for Jeff as an early Christmas present.

Big Barn Harley-Davidson is located in Des Moines, right off of Interstate 80 near the merge with Interstate 35.

Our thanks go out to the folks at Big Barn for hosting a great event, and for showcasing Saddlemen products.

Saddlemen is proud to show what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding better. We are well represented, coast to coast, all through the year, by distributors such as Drag Specialties, and our own specialists, like Gary.

 

Asheboro Dealership’s Annual Open House

Saddlemen’s Director of Sales, Stan Alicki, was on hand in Asheville, North Carolina for Cycle Center Honda’s annual Open House on June 5th.

Cycle Center Honda Saddlemen Display

In conjunction with Parts Unlimited, a major distributor of Saddlemen products, Cycle Center offered a large selection of our luggage, seats for import (metric) motorcycles and saddlebags, as seen above.

Cycle Center Honda Saddlemen Products on Bikes

The Saddlemen product display drew plenty of attention, and a number of sales, as can be seen above, with two customers who purchased our sissy bar bags, and at right, saddlebags as well.

Below are two interesting machines brought in by local riders. At left, a 1972 Suzuki GT750 racing bike that has been run up to 207 mph at Charlotte Motor Speedway; while on the right, with its owner, is a 2006 Suzuki scooter with just under 150,000 miles on the odometer. The same owner put over 416,000 miles on a Harley-Davidson 1987 Tour Guide, which needed only one engine rebuild (at 245,000); that machine is now on display at Harley-Davidson’s museum.

Interesting bikes at Cycle Center Honda

Cycle Center, Inc. is located, in Asheboro, North Carolina, just off U.S. Highway 64 (North Carolina Highway 49).

Saddlemen is proud to show what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding better. Look for us at dealerships and stores across the nation, throughout the year.

 

Michigan Dealer Hosts Distributor Display

Grand Rapids Harley-Davidson

Over Memorial Day weekend, Grand Rapids Harley-Davidson hosted the traveling promotional truck from motorsports product distributor Drag Specialties. Their display included a wide range of Saddlemen items, and the dealership also made sure plenty of Saddlemen gear was available for purchase. Our own roving sales and technical expert, Gary Smith was there as well, and reports plenty of interest in our products, and a top-notch presentation of Saddlemen luggage on motorcycles.

In the photos above, at left, are our “Bagger Chaps”, and at right, on the bike’s back seat, our ultra-popular BR1800 Back Seat & Sissy Bar Bag.

Gary took part in the Thursday night “Bike Nite” ride, and was available for questions and product advice on Friday.

Grand Rapids Harley-Davidson is located southwest of Grand Rapids, in Hudsonville, just off U.S. Interstate Highway 196.

Our thanks go out to the folks at Grand Rapids H-D for hosting the Drag Specialties truck, and for showcasing Saddlemen products.

Saddlemen is proud to show what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding better. We are well represented across country, throughout the year, by distributors such as Drag Specialties, and our own specialists, like Gary.

 

Saddlemen Visits Major Chicagoland Dealership’s Annual Celebration

Conrad Harley-Davidson Spring Open House

Saddlemen’s traveling sales specialist, technical expert, and valued “road warrior,” Gary Smith was on hand on Saturday, May 22nd for Joliet, Illinois area Conrad Harley-Davidson’s big Spring Open House.

The sales folks at Conrad’s put out a large (and popular) Saddlemen luggage display, showing a wide, representative range of our products in cooperation with the traveling event truck from Drag Specialties, one of Saddlemen’s major distributors.

Gary was available for demonstrations and feedback, got to meet lots of riders and reports that Saddlemen items were selling great!

Conrad Harley-Davidson is located in the Joliet area, in Shorewood, Illinois, right off of U.S. Interstate Highway 55.

Our thanks go out to the owners and staff at Conrad’s for there hospitality and enthusiasm for Saddlemen products!

At Saddlemen we are proud to show what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding better. Keep an eye out for us across the country. We have representatives such as Gary touring across country throughout the year.

 

Major Wisconsin H-D Dealership Hosts Three-Day Weekend Rally

Kutter Harley-Davidson

Kutter Harley-Davidson

Recently, Saddlemen’s Director of Sales, Stan Alicki, paid a visit to Kutter Harley-Davidson, at their Janesville, Wisconsin location for their Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Rally, held over the weekend of May 7th-9th.

Besides the rally, the people at Kutter held an open house, and hosted the traveling Drag Specialties display truck.

Kutter Harley-Davidson operates two dealership locations, one in Janesville , Wisconsin, and another in Monroe , Wisconsin.

Saddlemen congratulates Kutter Harley-Davidson on their silver anniversary, and wishes them many years of continued success.

At Saddlemen we are proud to show what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding better. Our knowledgable staff will be at dealerships, rallies and other events across the nation throughout the year.

 

Maryland’s Old Glory Harley-Davidson Host Bikes-And-Bands Event

Old Glory Harley-Davidson

On April 24th, Saddlemen paid a visit to Old Glory Harley-Davidson in Laurel, Maryland for their big Glory Days Rally. Big crowds showed up, and we were happy to see lots of interest and sales of Saddlemen products. (Above) Saddlemen’s Director of Sales, Stan Alicki, thanks a customer for the purchase of a BR3400 Back Seat & Sissy bar Bag at the big Saddlemen luggage display inside the dealership.

Drag Specialties at Old Glory Harley-Davidson

Another “thank you” goes out to the people at Drag Specialties, who featured a great looking Saddlemen display in their big pavillion tent (seen above, with Brian, parts manager there at Old Glory Harley-Davidson).

Molly Hatchet and Citizens Band Radio at Old Glory Harley-Davidson

Attendance was excellent, and the rally featured lots of food and vendors, as well as a free concert with Molly Hatchet and Citizens Band Radio.

Old Glory Harley-Davidson Crowd

At Saddlemen we are proud to show what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding better. Our knowledgeable staff will be at dealerships, rallies and other events across the nation throughout the year.

 

Saddlemen Products A Big Hit At Nevada Shop’s “Tenth Birthday” Open House

Road Rider of Reno

Recently, our road sales manager and product line specialist, Gary Smith, visited Road Rider Of Reno for their big ten-year anniversary Open House. While there, Gary put on a seminar for the owners and staff on Saddlemen products.

Gary send us several photos from the event. At left, above, in-store music was provided by a Bluegrass band that includes one of the shop’s owners, Zeke Griffin (at right, facing the rest of the band). The center image shows Drag Specialties’ and Parts Unlimited’s Tony Ayalo (wearing the blue shop style shirt) giving a product demonstration.

Road Rider Of Reno is located right off U.S. Highway 395, next to the city’s airport and is located in a powersports mall.

Gary tells us that the folks there described our saddlebags as the shop’s “go-to” bags.

At Saddlemen we are proud to show what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding better. Keep an eye out for us across the country. We have representatives touring across country throughout the year.

 

Black Hawk Customs AAFES Tour 2010

Our friends at Black Hawk Customs will soon be starting their “Southern USA AAFES Exchange Tour,” paying visits to Army and Air Force bases coast-to-coast this spring. At Saddlemen we are proud to team with Black Hawk Customs to offer our seats and luggage to our military personnel at the convenience of on-base locations.

The following information about the tour is straight from the folks at Black Hawk Customs.

Black Hawk Customs will be visiting 38 AAFES Exchanges between March 29th and June 3rd, 2010. Our truck and trailer will be positioned in front of each Exchange (or in the parking lot depending upon available space) at each location. We’ll have multiple displays and a completely accessorized (Saddlemen, Memphis Shades, Cobra, Pro Armor, Küryakyn, Jardine, and more) motorcycle on display from 10:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. on the specified date listed below.

Come on out, pick up some free literature and enter to win raffle prizes at each location. See some of the latest products available through Black Hawk Customs on the Exchange Online Mall and some of the PPE available inside the Exchange stores. The major brands that we’ll have on display are: Saddlemen, Bassani Xhaust, Roland Sands Designs, K&N, Memphis Shades, DP Brakes and Clutches, LeoVince, Air Force Blaster, and Icon.

And if you’re at Nellis AFB on May 29th, you really should come out because we’ll have Eric Ellis the Editor of Hot Bike Magazine, Saddlemen, Bassani Xhaust, and other’s joining us. Every motorcycle at Nellis AFB that comes out to see us will have their bike photographed and some of the bikes are guaranteed by Eric Ellis to be in the following issue of Hot Bike Magazine. So come out, meet and greet, and let’s go for a ride.

Here is their tour schedule:

Barksdale AFB, Louisiana – Mon., March 29, 2010

Fort Polk, Louisiana – Tue., March 30, 2010

Keelser AFB, Mississippi – Wed., March 31, 2010

Hurlburt Field, Florida – Thu., April 01, 2010

Eglin AFB, Florida – Fri., April 02, 2010

Tyndall AFB, Florida – Sat., April 03, 2010

Fort Rucker, Alabama – Mon.,April 05, 2010

Maxwell AFB, Alabama – Tue., April 06, 2010

Robins AFB, Georgia – Wed., April 07, 2010

Fort Gordon, Georgia – Thu., April 08, 2010

Fort Jackson, South Carolina – Fri., April 09, 2010

Fort Knox, Kentucky – Fri., April 16, 2010

Fort Campbell, Kentucky – Sat., April 17, 2010

Scott AFB, Illinois – Tue., April 20, 2010

Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri – Wed., April 21, 2010

Whiteman AFB, Missouri – Thu., April 22, 2010

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas – Fri., April 23, 2010

Fort Riley, Kansas – Sat., April 24, 2010

Tinker AFB, Oklahoma – Mon., April 26, 2010

Fort Sill, Oklahoma – Tue., April 27, 2010

Sheppard AFB, Texas – Thu., April 29, 2010

Fort Hood, Texas – Fri., April 30, 2010

Randolph AFB, Texas – Thu., May 13, 2010

Lackland AFB, Texas – Fri., May 14, 2010

Fort Sam Houston, Texas – Sat., May 15, 2010

Goodfellow AFB, Texas – Mon., May 17, 2010

Dyess AFB, Texas – Tue.,May 18, 2010

Cannon AFB, New Mexico – Wed., May 19, 2010

Kirtland AFB, New Mexico – Thu., May 20, 2010

Holloman AFB, New Mexico – Fri., May 21, 2010

Fort Bliss, Texas – Sat., May 22, 2010

Fort Huachuca, Arizona – Mon., May 24, 2010

Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona – Tue., May 25, 2010

Luke AFB, Arizona – Wed., May 26, 2010

Nellis AFB, Nevada – Sat., May 29, 2010

Edwards AFB, California – Tue., June 01, 2010

March AFB, California – Wed., June 02, 2010

Vandenberg AFB, California – Thu., June 03, 2010

 

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