is a field of GOLD representing the
Golden years, with the name Retreads
thereon. The band sinister is BLUE and
black, upper sinister field being RED with
Stallions in place. The lower dexter field being with Roman numerals
XL in RED letters and the word
is a REGISTERED INSIGNIA and TRADEMARK in the United States of
America and Canada.
THE NAME Retreads is
obvious. We have reached an age where a retread has become necessary!
THE SHAPE of the
Retreads crest was taken from a US Navy award presented for that which is
considered to be the best!
GOLD FIELD at the top is to denote those
Golden years over forty.
THE FIELD OF
RED which contains the rampant stallion heads
is for the valor and blood that we have shed.
THE STALLIONS who
appear so proud, represent the strength and stamina of the retreads. Used as a
pair, they indicate that we work together as a team.
THE BAR SINISTER
which slants upward from left to right across the field signifies the BLACK
and BLUE marks that we all acquired while
we were learning to ride.
THE FIELD OF
WHITE symbolizes our purity of mind and
thoughts, and also the color of our face in the first tight squeeze.
RED ROMAN NUMERALS XL "plus"
designates our age of over forty... and as everyone knows, life really does
begin at forty!
BLUE OVERBAR above the field of gold is reserved to designate the
state or province in which the wearer resides.
CREST with PRIDE. It designates you as a member of a select group
that enjoys a wonderful sport, good times, many laughs and miles of open road.