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Trippin' On Two Wheels With Dennis Gage

by Richard Backus


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Best known as the host of the award-winning My Classic Car, Dennis Gage also happens to be a passionate motorcyclist and classic bike collector, with a bevy of old BMWs and Guzzis to his claim. We spilled the beans on Dennis’ motorcycle addiction in the May/June 2007 issue, and since then he’s been busy crafting a series of must-see motorcycle adventures for the tube, Trippin’ on Two Wheels.

With his son Sam and regular Motorcycle Classics contributor Neale Bayly along for the ride, Gage and crew take viewers for spectaculars rides around the globe. The first episode features a magical run through the wilds of Scotland, and the second episode, airing on SPEED on Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific),  finds the trio exploring the beauty of Sicily riding the latest Moto Guzzi’s.   

Unbelievable scenery and a great story make this an absolute must-see. The film work is top-notch, and the narrative from Dennis, Sam and Neale as they ride their way through new territory really makes you wish you were with them out on the road. Don’t miss it, and make sure to pass the word on to your other riding friends. Click here to watch a special sneak preview.

donald crockett
1/19/2009 12:59:38 PM

I watched your episode on the ride through Switzerland and Northern Italy and your run in with a policeman. There is a name for that type of person, it is jobsworth. He was a jobsworth. English term retrieved from a English antique motorcycle magazine and applied to anyone who thinks his job is worth more than it actually is and wants to make sure that you know it. The story was about a jobsworth policman in a small English town who iritated everyone. Another man in the village became famous because he stole the policeman's motorcycle on day and cut it into pieces and delivered it to the local newspaper. That man had just died and they were relating what he was famous for. So now you know the name of that policeman, he was a jobsworth.


steve b.
12/1/2008 4:44:57 PM

It's exciting to view a show on motorcycle touring where the riders are on sport touring machines. Dennis and Sam appear to be having the time of their life. I enjoy hearing about Sam's experience since I also have a teenage son. I can relate well to the Triumph, Guzzi, and Aprila's I have seen on the different episodes. I own all three and then some. How about a ride on a classic Norton, Laverda, or Morini through Europe? You are welcome to use mine. Great show that I will inform others about. Ciao.


steve_1
3/25/2008 11:57:52 AM

Enjoyable shows. Hope there will be more. Would like to see/hear more info on the bikes you are riding on the trips.


alan hill
3/11/2008 3:26:15 PM

Great show on Sicily. Keep it up. Alan BMW 650 GS Kawasaki KLR 250 Several Cushman scooters KTM 450 SX Supermoto racing bike http://www.geocities.com/motorcity/garage/6237