The Calumet Crew: knowledgeable and friendly, experienced and passionate about Harley-Davidson motorcycles and the riding lifestyle. C'mon in and visit awhile and then let's get to riding. We enjoy what we do and wanna share it with you. You're always welcome here. Giddyup!
Motorcycle Sales Crew
Jesse Redbeard Oliver
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, OG
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-H-D Parts & Accessories Sales-P.A.C.E. Level 3 certification.
You want Giddyup and Go, Joe's your guy.
Current Bike: 2019 black Road Glide Ultra "New Blue" 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
Service Shop Crew
Tony (Reno) Storino
Service Manager / H-D-certified Service Technician
2015 Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) grad-Tech Recognition & Dyno Cert Training 5 years authorized H-D Technician Service;
11 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. Prego!
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
MMI & PHD-Certified H-D Master Technician
1983-87 US Navy seaman USS Nimitz;
1988 MMI 1 year graduate;
23 years-PHD-Certified H-D Service Tech inc. 20+ yrs certified Master Lead Technician; 8 years Metric motorcycle training for a total of 31 yrs wrenching. That's tenure, baby!
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 (almost Master) 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: 4 words: Florida, Harley with 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
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.
Certified - BRCu
Current Bike: 2007 Softail Custom
Riding 30 years
Dream Machine: 2020 Heritage Softail
Best Ride, Trip ever: Michigan UP
Dr. Lanny Fisher