Roland Sands Kick Starts Our 2015 Season

7 01 2015

Bike Builder Extraordinaire and Race Promoter Talks about the
Del Mar Short Track By The Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – January 7, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Following a successful road race career which included the 1998 AMA 250GP National Championship, Roland Sands went back to what he started as a teenager, creating custom motorcycles. His motorcycle designs and apparel line is an amazing combination of a classic old school and modern motorcycle technology.   Listen Live Here!

150107-Roland-SandsRoland has become a leading trendsetter among bike builders and tonight we talk to him about his career as a professional motorcycle racer, his love of flat track and his involvement with the Del Mar Short Track By The Beach.

Brian Bell, of IV League Flat Track, is working with Sands on this project and will also join us to discuss his vision of flat track’s future on the West Coast. He has resurrected some old school concepts in an attempt to establish Short Track By The Beach as a serious event.



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AMA Rookie of the Year

20 05 2011

Saddlemen Sponsors Rookie of the Year – Grand National Championship Series

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA – May 20, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Since 1987 Saddlemen has been a leading producer of motorcycle accessories. During that time they have been major supporters of the motorcycle industry, especially flat track racing. For the second year in a row, Saddlemen has stepped up to sponsor the Grand National Championship Series Rookie of the Year program. The top two rookies in points will receive a cash bonus of $5,000 for 1st place and $2,500 for 2nd place.

Saddlemen believes in supporting the industry in which they compete for business every day. Tom Seymour, President of Saddlemen says: “The sport of flat track is exciting, a truly unique form of American racing. There is no better racing competition available anywhere in the world. It is my goal to make sure the next generation of racers is supported, that’s why we sponsor the Rookie of the Year program.” For more on the series visit

Over the years Saddlemen products have helped many of racing’s elite riders – names like Hayden, Bostrom, Carr, Kopp, Coolbeth, Wiles, Johnson and Mees. Their saddles have been on nearly every twin’s main event winner for the past fifteen years!

Saddlemen offers the industry’s most diverse line of seats, saddles, and luggage. Saddlemen products are available through Parts Unlimited and Drag Specialties dealers worldwide. Visit Saddlemen on the web at or


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