Meet our friendly and experienced team of Harley-Davidson® specialists today at Calumet Harley-Davidson® in Munster, Indiana.
MOTORCYCLE SALES TEAM
Motorcycle Sales Manager / Dream Weaver
6 seasons of authorized H-D Motorcycle Sales with a H-D/HDFS Master Level Sales as a Harley Dealer
> 1 year authorized H-D Motorcycle Sales Manager / Dream Weaver.
Current Bike: 2013 Road Glide Ultra "Big Blue" Total Saddle time: 10 years and rolling
Dream Bike: 2020 zephyr blue Road Glide Special
Best Ride, Trip so far: 2019 Miracle Ride (Indy) on the Indy 500 track
Dream Ride: On Harleys to Sturgis & Black Hills with my Dad, Brother Dan and Jake DeBoer
Michael (MJ) Jackson
Motorcycle Fit Specialist
1981-84 US Marine Corp veteran stationed in Lebanon. Bike Fit Specialist-Level 2 Motorcycle Sales with 1 year Bike Sales tenure.
Current Bike: 2008 CopperTop Ultra Total Saddle Time: 50+ years!
Dream Bike: H-D Road Glide Special
Best Ride, Trip so far: Rode from Hobart to Tijuana, Mexico with friends
Dream Ride: Throughout all of Canada
3 years of tenured H-D Finance & Insurance Sales with HDFS Advanced Competency Training with specialties in Product Expertise, Regulatory Compliance and Process Proficiency.
Oct, 2019 Riding Academy graduate and new bike owner. Woo hoo!
Current Bike: 2013 Red Hot 883 Iron with less than 3 months total saddle time.
Dream bike: 2020 Tahitian Teal Softail Sport Glide
Best Ride, Trip so far: my very first ride on MY first Harley
Dream Ride: ??
Relatively brand new (8 months) team member in the Delivery Dept.
April 2019 Riding Academy graduate!!
Current bike: anyone I can borrow and my total saddle time is slim to more than none.
Dream Machine: ??
Best Ride, Trip so far: Riding with my buddies to the Lake County Fair on July 4th.
Dream Ride: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on a Harley with my girlfriend
"Super Dave" DeWitt
P & A Manager
24 years of authorized PACE-certified HD Parts & Accessories tenure and management and EagleRider Rentals certification. Master Level Scholar-P & A.
Current bike: 2003 100th Anniv. FLHT ElectraGlide Standard
Dream bike: maybe a Road Glide. Maybe? Total Saddle Time: 38+ years
Best Ride so far: Cruising the North Carolina Outer Banks (OBX)
Dream Ride: Route 66 to California ...with my bride.
Joe Van Den Handel
13 years authorized H-D Parts & Accessories Sales with P.A.C.E. Level 3 certification.
You want Giddyup and Go, Joe's your guy.
Current Bike: 2019 black Road Glide Ultra "Black Betty" Total Saddle time: 48+ years
Dream Machine: Why dream it? I ride it!!
Best Ride so far: In 2000, East Niagara Falls to Seneca, South Carolina.
Dream Ride: West Coast, the Pacific coast Highway. Yes!
Parts Specialist/Warranty Administrator
1985 graduate Bachelor of Arts (BA) Liberal Arts from IU.
18 years of authorized H-D Parts & Accessories Sales with Gold level P&A certification.
Current bike(s): 02 Red Road King and 1990 FXR (remember them?)
Dream Machine: 2019 blacked-out Road King Special Total Saddle time: 45+ years
Best Ride, Trip so far: Sturgis, SD both to and from (yeah I rode mine)
Dream Ride: Cali Coast Highway 101 with ....Tina Fey!
9+ years of authorized H-D Parts & Accessories Sales with 25 years overall in Parts Sales.
Current Bike: 2011 FLHX Street Glide Total Saddle Time: 30+ years
Dream Machine: Still dreaming...
Best Ride so far: all over southern Michigan
Dream Ride: Pacific Coast Highway
Parts Specialist/ Parts to Service/ eComm Admin
2007 GED graduate program-Top 1% of the nation.
Too many years to count authorized Harley-Davidson Parts & Accessories Sales with Level 2 certified Professional Sales in P&A.
Current bike: '09 black XL1200 Nightster w/over 30K miles; Total Saddle time:26+ years
Dream Machine: The large Hadron Collider (Cern, Switzerland)
Best Ride, Trip so far: Sedlec Ossuary, Prague, CZ Republic 2019
Dream Ride: Riding with Buffalo Bill on Highway 101 Pacific Coast Highway ...Solo
Tony (Reno) Storino
Service Manager & MMI, H-D-Certified Technician
2015 Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) graduate with Tech Recognition & Dyno Cert Training; 5 years authorized H-D Tech.Service. 9 months Service Mgr.
Rides 2015 blacked out Road Glide which is his dream bike. Total yrs in saddle: 7.
Best trip, ride so far: Grand Canyon
Dream ride: With Pops on Harleys throughout Italy.
Jake (Lil Hoss) DeBoer
Assistant Service Manager
HD certified Service Advisor training; 3 1/2 years Service dept tenure; 1 1/2 yrs of Asst Service mgr, 5 years truck/trailer driving. The man in Munster for Harley Davidson repairs.
Current Bike: '03 black 100th Anniv FLHT & '04 silver Dyna FXDL. Riding yrs: 5.
Dream Machine: Road King Special.
Best Ride so far: 2019 IronButt 1000 miles in <24 hrs..Cal H-D to Lynchburg, TN & back
Dream Ride: Key West, Fl to Dead Horse, AL with Jesse Redbeard.
1 year authorized H-D Service Advisor and 15+ years ASE-certified Ford Automotive Service Consultant Master Level. 8 years automotive emissions certified.
1 year Web Design / Marketing Certification - Purdue Northwest
Current Bike: 2006 1200 Sporty Low Total Saddle Time: 20+ years
Dream Bike: 2018 CVO Breakout
Best Ride, Trip so far: 2018 Sturgis / Black Hills, SD... Best Eva!!
Dream Ride: 2020 Sturgis with all of Team Calumet
Clarence (Sparkle Tech) Houston III
Certified Detail Specialist
18 years of authorized Service Dept Sales and 10 years of add'l detailing with a certification from PPG Paint.
Current Bike: Not riding now, driving 2015 Chevy Camaro Total Saddle time: 33 yrs.
Dream Machine: 2018 Orange FLHXS Street Glide Special
Best Ride, Trip so far: Wonderful Wisconsin
Dream Ride, Trip: Me n wifey-poo all the way from Illinois to sunny Florida
Steve (Ironman) Rehak
>1 year in authorized H-D Service
Current Bike: Jake's totalled 1200 Sporty
Dream Machine: 2019 Fat Bob
Best Ride, Test so far:
Dream Ride: Tail of the Dragon
MMI & PHD-Certified H-D Master Technician
!983-87 US Navy seaman USS Nimitz; 1988 MMI 1 year graduate with 23 years as authorized H-D Service Technician including 20+ yrs certified Master Lead Technician and 8 years Metric motorcycle training for a total of 31 yrs wrenching.
Current bike: 2014 HD 2-tone Ultra with Total saddle time: 37 years
Dream Machine: Varies with time & disposition; bone stock 1982 HD FXWG Wide Glide.
Best Ride so far: M-22 on the Leelanau Peninsula in Michigan.
Dream Ride: The lower 48 ... Solo.
Andrew (Andy) Sulski
MMI & PHD-Certified H-D Technician
2000 MMI graduate and almost 19 years authorized H-D Service & Repair Technician with nearly Master Level certification.
Current bike: 1992 FXSTC Softail Custom Total Saddle Time: 12+ years and rolling
Dream Machine: 1973 Super Duty Pontiac Trans Am 455 with a 4-speed
Best Ride, Trip so far: Rode my own to Ohio Bike Week
Dream Ride: Pacific Coast Highway with good friends
MMI & H-D Certified Technician
2015 MMI "Dean's List" graduate and Wyo Tech graduate with almost 3 years as authorized H-D Service Technician Staff Level.
Current Bike: 2018 H-D black Road Glide with total saddle time of 7 years.
Dream Bike: my old bike - 1990 FXR
Best Trip, Ride so far: Back Roads of Pennsylvania
Dream Ride: Cross country on Harleys with my brother
MMI & HD-Certified Technician
2019 MMI grad with late model HD certification and DynoJet certified training.
8 months authorized H-D Service and 2 months aftermarket shop (Curley's) tenure.
Current bike: 2012 Street Glide Total saddle time: 2 years and rolling...
Dream bike: 1986 FXRD? Only year built, Touring FXR with clamshell bags
Best Ride so far: I need to get a long ride under my belt.
Dream Ride: With Dad on Harleys rolling through the Swiss Alps...
Dan "Tex Junior" Ridder
BS Organizational Leadership & Supervision, Purdue University
14 years of authorized H-D Motorclothes Sales
General Merchandise Master Level certification
2019 Riding Academy graduate
Total Saddle Time: 25 years
Dream Machine: 2019 LowRider S
Best Ride so far: Cherohala Skyway, Tennessee and North Carolina
Dream Trip: Kauai, Hawaii
MotorClothes Specialist / Event Coordinator
7 years of authorized H-D Motorclothes Sales and Customer Service
> 1 year Event Coordinator
Current Bike: Hubby Mike's Heritage Softail
Total Saddle Time: 37 years off & on
Dream Machine: 1969 GTO Goat
Best Ride so far: Green hills and sweeping curves of Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Dream Ride: All over UK (England, Scotland, Ireland) & mainland Europe with Mike
1 year of authorized H-D Motorclothes Sales & Customer Service
Total Saddle Time: 15+ years
Best Ride, Trip so far: Roads of Pennsylvania
Dream Ride: On a Harley in Florida with my Dad
Greg (Egg) Eggbrecht
2017 Motorcycle Safety Foundation(MSF) & H-D Riding Academy-Cert. Rider Coach.
2003 Harley-Davidson / Northwestern University Certified Motor Officer.
Current Bike: 2017 Black H-D Limited with total saddle time: 49 years!!
Dream Machine: I'm riding it, baby!
Best Ride, Trip ever: Ridden all Lower 48 states. They've all been "best."
Dream Ride: North to Alaska with my son.
Charles (Chas) Maricich
Certified - BRC, BRCu and BRC2u
Current Bike: Honda Goldwing & Triumph Bonneville
Riding 43 years
Dream Machine: Heritage Softail Classic
Best Ride, Trip ever: Tuscany, Italy
Dream Ride: Alaska & Iron Butt Ride
Anthony (Todd) Papesh
Certified - QAS, Three Wheel, BRC, BRCu, BRC2u & Network Quality Assurance Specialist
Bike Currently Riding: Ultra Limited
Riding 45 years
Dream Machine: CVO Limited
Best Ride, Trip ever: 4 Corners
Dream Ride: Across Africa
Certified - BRCu
Current Bike: 2007 Softail Custom
Riding 30 years
Dream Machine: 2020 Heritage Softail
Best Ride, Trip ever: Michigan UP
Current Bike: 2011 Electra Glide Classic
Riding 20 years
Dream Machine: New Ultra Limited
Best Ride, Trip ever: Riding through Florida to Key West in the winter.
Dream Ride: Take several weeks to ride to West Coast.