Rancho Dominguez, Calif. - November 9, 2012 - Saddlemen made its first stop on the 2012-2013 Progressive International Motorcycle Shows tour in Atlanta, GA this past weekend. The 13-stop tour makes its next stop this weekend, November 9-11 in Dallas, TX.

Saddlemen product specialists are traveling across the country with the IMS tour to display a wide variety of Saddlemen seats and luggage. Come find the Saddlemen kiosk in the marketplace to check out Saddlemen products, talk to experts about proper seat fitment and get recommendations about improving your riding comfort.

Among the products on display will be Saddlemen’s award-winning line of road luggage, including the new Pet Voyager. Saddlemen’s state of the art Adventure Touring seats and luggage will also be featured, as will several long-ride cruiser seats made with ultra-comfortable SaddleGel™. For those that prefer to touch and feel, seat demo stands will be set up where customers can sit and feel selected Saddlemen seats.

The highlight of the tour is Saddlemen’s new Track Seat Personalization Program. Saddlemen’s most advanced seats for sport and adventure bikes are now available with custom color options as well as with personalized embroidery. Customers can choose among 16 different color options for the center strip, the seating panel, the edge panel and the thread stitching. With so many possible combinations, your personalized sport or adventure seat is sure to turn some heads while providing a comfortable ride. For more details or to order please call 800-397-7709.

Upcoming IMS Events:
Dallas, TX - Nov 9-11
San Mateo, CA - Nov 16-18
Long Beach, CA - Dec 7-9
Seattle, WA - Dec 14-16
Washington, DC - Jan 4-6
Minneapolis, MN - Jan 11-13
New York, NY - Jan 18-20
Cleveland, OH - Jan 25-27
Novi, MI - Feb 1-3
Chicago, IL - Feb 8-10
Indianapolis, IN - Feb 15-17
Charlotte, NC - Feb 22-24


Since 1987 Saddlemen has been dedicated to offering high-quality aftermarket seats, luggage and accessories for all types of motorcycles. Designed for increased comfort and style, all Saddlemen products are built with industry-leading technology and premium materials. Saddlemen's vast line puts American craftsmanship on any type of bike - Harley, cruiser, touring, sport, dual sport, off-road, ATVs and snowmobiles. Whether you race on the track, explore the open road, tackle some unexplored terrain or commute to work, Saddlemen's quality products will help you get where you want to go. Saddlemen is the Official Seat of AMA Pro Racing.

Saddlemen's travelling experts will are in the Northwest this pre-holiday weekend, as part of the current stop for Progressive's International Motorcycle Show.

Our experienced, knowledgeable technical "gurus" have talked to thousands of riders over the years, and can give the exact insight any potential buyer needs for making the right Saddlemen choice. Come see us December 16th through the 18th at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Come visit us while taking in all the sights of an outstanding collection of manufacturers and motorcycle-related displays.



We're At The Long Beach IMS Show Through Sunday

The people of Saddlemen will be down by the water this weekend, participating as part of Progressive's International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach.

We consider these expos to be great opportunities to meet and talk with riders, and to give people the chance to see Saddlemen seats and luggage firsthand, with a knowledgeable product experts there to answer questions. Come see us December 9th through the 11th at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Head down by the shore to see an outstanding collection of manufacturers and motorcycle-related displays.



Visiting A Few Moments With Racing Legend Kevin Schwantz In Milan

Earlier this month, while Saddlemen was on hand for the International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan, Italy, we had the opportunity to catch up with a friend of the company, international racing legend and racing school operator, Kevin Schwantz.

Above: Kevin with Saddlemen's Ron Benfield (at left) and with David Echert (on the right).

Connecting with the international riding community at events like EICMA is an exciting opportunity, and a part of our aim to increase our worldwide market and exposure.



Come See Us At The San Mateo IMS Event

Saddlemen is in the Bay Area of California this weekend, participating as part of Progressive's International Motorcycle Show in San Mateo.

It's an excellent opportunity for us to meet with the Northern California riding public, and to give people the chance to see Saddlemen seats and luggage firsthand, with a knowledgeable product expert there to answer questions. Come see us November 18th through the 20th at the San Mateo County Event Center.

We look forward to meeting "Norcal" riders, and showing them the Saddlemen product line.



Our Staff Visit This Year's International Motorcycle Exhibition

The Saddlemen team is proud to have our own Ron Benfield representing us this week at the Milan Fair as part of the major EICMA International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan, Italy.

We are their, in conjunction with our European distributor, Parts Europe to meet face-to-face with "movers and shakers" of the motorsports industry in Europe, and to introduce and further familiarize them with the Saddlemen product line.

We're really fired up about this exciting opportunity.


Los Angeles Area Bartels' Harley-Davidson Unveils Artist's Custom Painted V-Rod


Recently, Saddlemen created a custom seat for a one-of-a-kind, uniquely painted V-Rod, produced by Southern California artist, Jack Armstrong. The premiere event was hosted by Bartels' Harley-Davidson of Marina Del Rey. Among the notable attendees was actor Lorenzo Lamas, and a number of celebrity motorcycle enthusiasts.


For this high-profile project, the builders wanted an excellent seat. Saddlemen was pleased to create a top-of-the-line saddle, based on our proven seats for V-Rods, featuring our famous design sense and innovative construction and technologies.

We at Saddlemen enjoy creating unique motorcycle seats and luggage for the widest range of special projects. Custom work like this has been an important element in the growth and evolution of our product lines. We invite you to contact us about any custom project on the horizon.


Busy Saturday At Los Angeles Area Metric Machine Retailer's Parking Lot Event


Saddlemen was pleased to take part in Del Amo Motorsports' massive annual parking lot sale, on Saturday, September 25th. We ran one of the many displays outside the Redondo Beach store, showing our motorcycle seats and motorcycle luggage.


Above: One of the event's promotional models graces a Yamaha R6, one of the two bikes we brought along for "test sits" on our latest, innovative Saddlemen sport bike seats.

Del Amo 2010 - Combo Crowd

It was a very hot September day, and we were pleased to meet so many riders and their families who came out to enjoy the day, along with the excellent deals, sights, sounds and product displays.


Our thanks to the ownership and staff at Del Amo Motorsports for being great hosts, and giving us the opportunity to show our product lines to the motorcycling public of Southern California.


Winner Has Choice Of Two Sizes Of Latest Motorcycle Luggage Release


During our appearance, Saturday, September 25th, at Del Amo Motorsports' 8th Annual Parking Lot Sale , we will hold a raffle to give away one of our two new "Tunnel Bag" motorcycle luggage pieces. These new additions to our luggage line offer excellent value, quality and flexibility: whether for bikes with smaller rear pillions, or wider rear seats.

Our booth will be located outside the Redondo Beach dealership during all the activity of this gigantic sales event.

We look forward to meeting lots of riders, and showing them the quality of our products, and how they can improve their riding experience.


Demonstrations Familiarize Sellers With Our Seat And Luggage Product Lines


Recently, Saddlemen's Jerry Beaty represented us at the Anaheim - Pala MX "Super Showcase" at the Astor Classics Event Center in Anaheim, California. Organized by two of the nation's largest motorsports products distributors, Drag Specialties and Parts Unlimited, the Super Showcase hosted about 30 manufacturers of a wide range of motorcycle parts and accessories, and gave us the opportunity to show our products to the people who get our seats and luggage out to the riding public.

Besides being a great opportunity to increase interest in Saddlemen products, it also lets us inform customer service professionals about the specifics of our seats and luggage, so they can better assist customers and potential buyers.

Jerry tells us there was excellent interest in the Saddlemen line, and that he was able to pass along lots of helpful information to sales representatives and store staff.

We at Saddlemen are proud to work with top-notch retailers and distributors across North America. We encourage the riding public to visit their local dealerships and motorsports stores to purchase Saddlemen motorcycle luggage and seats.


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