Saddlemen Visits Major Chicagoland Dealership’s Annual Celebration
Saddlemen’s travelling 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
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.
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
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.
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).
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
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.
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
Our Commitment To Direct Contact With The Riding Public Continues: Saddlemen Demo and Show Appearances
Since the founding of our company, Saddlemen has consistently made appearances across the country to show riders why we are proud of our seats and luggage, and to help potential customers learn about our high-quality products and make the best choice for their needs when purchasing from the Saddlemen line.
Some years, we’ve run our own displays, and other years we’ve also teamed up with our primary distributors, Drag Specialties and Parts Unlimited, to show our seats, saddlebags and other luggage to the riding public. In 2010, our reps will be out nationwide – at rallies, consumer shows, dealer open houses and trade shows, demonstrating the quality of our products, and the finer points for making the right choice when buying Saddlemen.
We’ll be well represented at Drag Specialties displays, and will be looking forward to answering questions and proudly showing what our expertise and technology can do to make riding more enjoyable.
Look for our knowledgeable representatives (often including our Director of Sales or Road Sales Manager) at the locations and dates listed below:
J&P Cycles- Daytona Beach, Florida- Bike Week - February 25th - March 7th
Killer Creek Harley-Davidson - Roswell, Georgia – Open House – March 14th
Super Showcase* - Dallas, Texas – Showcase – March 19th
Bost Harley-Davidson - Nashville, Tennessee – Open House - March 20th
Super Showcase* - Jacksonville, Florida – Showcase - March 26th
Gail’s Harley-Davidson - Grandview, Missouri – Rally – April 1st-3rd
The Harley Store (Baltimore Harley) - Baltimore, Maryland - Open House - April 10th
Bumpus Harley-Davidson of Memphis - Memphis, Tennessee - Open House – April 10th-11th
Kitty Hawk Harley-Davidson - Harbinger, North Carolina – Outer Banks Bike Week – April 21st-25th
Old Glory Harley-Davidson - Laurel, Maryland – Open House – April 24th
Rodney’s Cycle House - Little Rock, Arkansas - Open House – April 29th-May 2th
Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson - Horn Lake, Mississippi – Open House – May 1st
Kutter Harley-Davidson - Janesville, Wisconsin - Anniversary Party – May 7th-9th
Youngstown Harley-Davidson - Austintown, Ohio – Mini Rally – May 8th
Super Showcase* - Marlborough, Massachusetts - Showcase – May 11th
Super Showcase* - Verona, New York - Showcase – May 13th
Dillon Brothers Harley-Davidson - Omaha, Nebraska - Poker Run – May 15th
Super Showcase* - Sacramento, California – Showcase – May 21th
Conrad’s Harley-Davidson - Shorewood, Illinois – Spring Open House – May 22nd
Super Showcase* - Anaheim, California - Showcase – May 27th
Horny Toad Harley-Davidson - Temple, Texas – Anniversary Party – May 27th-30th
Harley-Davidson of Richmond - Richmond, Virginia – Open House – June 5th
Route 65 Harley-Davidson - Des Moines, Iowa – Open House – June 5th
Central Texas Harley-Davidson - Round Rock, Texas - Republic of Texas Rally – June 10th-13th
TT Motorcycles - Blooming Prairie, Minnesota – Grand Opening – June 12th
Harley-Davidson of Wausau - Rothschild, Wisconsin – Open House – June 18th-19th
Big Barn Harley-Davidson - Des Moines, Iowa – Open House – June 19th
J&P Cycles - Anamosa, Iowa - Open House – June 26th-27th
Thunderbird Motorcycles - Wheat Ridge, Colorado - Open House – June 26th-27th
Suburban Harley-Davidson - Thiensville, Wisconsin - Open House – July 9th-10th
J&L Harley-Davidson - Sioux Falls, South Dakota – Rally - July 9th-11th
St. Joe Harley-Davidson - St. Joseph, Missouri – Summer Party – July 17th
Classic Harley-Davidson - Leesport, Pennsylvania – Open House – July 17th-18th
Triple S Harley-Davidson - Morgantown, West Virginia – Rally – July 22nd-25th
Super Showcase* - Portland, Oregon – Showcase – July 23th
J&P Cycles - Sturgis, South Dakota – Sturgis Rally – August 5th-15th
Black Hills Harley-Davidson - Rapid City, South Dakota – Sturgis Rally – August 4th-14th
Hal’s Harley-Davidson - New Berlin, Wisconsin – Milwaukee Rally – September 2nd-5th
House of Harley - Greenfield, Wisconsin – Milwaukee Rally – September 2th-5th
Chi Town Harley-Davidson - Tinley Park, Illinois – Anniversary Party – September 11th
Appleton Harley-Davidson - Clarksville, Tennessee – Open House – September 11th-12th
Lincoln County Cycles - Tomahawk, Wisconsin – Tomahawk Fall Ride – September 15th-18th
Carson City Harley-Davidson - Carson City, Nevada – Street Vibrations – September 22nd-26th
Pig Trail Harley-Davidson - Rogers, Arkansas – Bikes, Blues, BBQ – September 29th-October 2nd
Las Vegas Harley-Davidson - Las Vegas, Nevada – Bikefest – September 30th-October 3rd
J&P Cycles - Daytona Beach, Florida - Biketoberfest – October 13th-17th
Easy Eddies - Huntersville, North Carolina – Open House – October 23rd-24th
* Dealer Oriented Event - By Invitation Only
High Desert H-D Retailer A Great Source For Saddlemen Products And Information
We recently received New Year’s greetings from a great Saddlemen retailer, Harley-Davidson of Victorville. Located high up in the desert country east of Los Angeles, H-D of Victorville sits right off major Interstate 15 at the Roy Rogers Drive exit.
Their Parts Manager, Lou Berg, is a knowledgeable long-time rider, and veteran of many years with Southern California area motorcycle dealerships. He’s quite familiar with the Saddlemen product line, and can help direct you to the right seat or luggage item for your needs and taste.
Dealerships and shops like Harley-Davidson of Victorville, and people like Lou are key to helping the riding public learn about the quality and value of Saddlemen motorcycle seats and luggage. We gladly direct attention their way, and give them a big “thank you” for the great job they do representing us across North America.
Whether you cruise across long stretches of open desert highway, or commute around town, Saddlemen has products to help.
We invite you to see what our expertise and technology can do to make riding more enjoyable.
OneStopMoto.com Discounts Saddles For Harley-Davidsons & Imports During Big Christmas Sale
Our friends over at OneStopMoto.com are big sellers of Saddlemen items. They wanted to let everyone know that they are running a Christmas Sale, offering great discounts on dozens of Saddlemen seat models for Harley, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yahama motorcylces.
Above, Dan Ludwig of OneStopMoto.com in front of their Lake Forest, California headquarters. They do great business selling our products. In fact, Dan says that recently they’ve been averaging about 20 sales of Saddlemen seats per month!
Saddlemen motorcycle seats, luggage and other related products are available through thousands of retailers across the United States and Canada, as well as numerous excellent online retailers, like OneStopMoto.com. With the support of local shops, web-based sellers, and our top-notch distributors, the Saddlemen brand continues to grow in sales and public awareness. Whether bought from a neighborhood store, an internet source, or directly from us, we appreciate the business of the riding public, and stand behind and warranty our products.
We at Saddlemen invite you to see what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding more enjoyable.
At Vancouver, Washington’s Columbia Harley-Davidson Customer Interest Strong During Pre-Christmas Shopping Rush
We recently got a “Season’s Greetings” message from our friends, and Saddlemen retailers, at Columbia Harley-Davidson, up in Vancouver, Washington. They reported having a very busy season, and continued strong interest in motorcycles and aftermarket items.
Above, Columbia Harley-Davidson on a typical December afternoon, and two of the knowledgeable staff that handle Saddlemen products on a daily basis: left, Parts Manager Brent Stowe, and at right, Chris Keeney.
Located right off Interstate 5, just north of the mighty Columbia River in Vancouver, Columbia Harley-Davidson has been serving the states of Washington and Oregon since 1945. We value and appreciate retailers and dealerships like Columbia H-D, who provide Saddlemen products to the motorcycling public all across North America.
We at Saddlemen invite you to see what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to help make riding more enjoyable.
Two Staffers Ride Out To Desert Dealership
On a recent Friday, Saddlemen’s Stan Alicki and Jerry Beaty hit the road to pay a weekday visit to our friends out at Palm Springs Harley-Davidson, long-time sellers of Saddlemen products. With the weather getting chilly at higher elevations, the guys bundled up and rode out east.
Our Director of Sales, Stan Alicki, with P.S. H-D’s Service Manager, Lonnie, at left, and Parts Manager, Eric at right. While there, Stan and the dealership staff went over ideas for a new Saddlemen display for the near future.
Saddlemen’s Stan (left) and Jerry (right) with their Harley-Davidsons.
We at Saddlemen invite you to see what our expertise, craftsmanship and technology can do to make riding more enjoyable.