Trippin' on Two Wheels Returns to SPEED TV!

| 4/16/2008 11:25:35 AM

Tags: Trippin' On Two Wheels, Dennis Gage, Richard Backus,




Tired of tuning into SPEED TV for some good motorcycle action only to find nothing but NASCAR? Mark your calendar now to tune in at 11 a.m. Eastern (8 a.m. Pacific) this Sunday, April 20 to catch the third installment of Trippin’ on Two Wheels. A new motorcycle touring series crafted by Dennis Gage, host of the award-winning My Classic Car, Trippin’ features Motorcycle Classics contributor Neale Bayly, Dennis and Dennis’ son, Sam, two-wheeling through exotic locales around the globe. The third episode follows the trio as they explore Spain aboard Aprilia Tuono Rs -- and you’ll even get to see Neale throw one down the road! Click here for a sneak preview: 

This is definitely must-see motorcycle TV, and we want everyone to pass the word on to motorcyclists everywhere to support some of the best motorcycle TV to come along in ages. Up until this series launched, the boys in control at SPEED didn’t believe there was an audience for an enthusiast-oriented motorcycle series. But the success of Trippin’ – the last episode was the highest rated non-NASCAR program of the day for SPEED! – has them scratching their heads. Could it be people might actually watch a show just because it’s a good story? The answer’s a resounding YES! and we want to make sure the show continues its well-deserved success.

This is quality programming that shows motorcycling in a positive light -- the type our industry and our hobby needs. These programs are shot and edited more like short films than typical television shows, and they’re holding viewers’ attention. Judging by viewer reaction to Gage’s Trippin’ series there’s strong desire for this kind of programming over the typical “thrash and trash” the networks incessantly jam down our throats in their bid to grab ratings. Tell your friends, watch it and enjoy, and maybe, just maybe, we’ll finally get the message through to the network execs that we’re an audience to satisfy. – Richard Backus 


4/18/2008 8:58:01 AM

This is great, more Moto action, Shoot, if it weren't for MOTO GP being shown on SPEED, I would more than likely never tune in. Now there's one more show to record on my DISH DVR. I live in South Carolina and am extremely tired of evevything NASCAR. It seems as some folks around here have the NASCAR mentality while driving down the roads, inches off your rear wheels and when passing they cut back in front nearly taking off your front fender their so close. Thanks for informing us common folks of the new motorcycle show.

4/17/2008 10:58:43 AM

Yes, I agree. thanks for a show for motorcycle enthusiasts, and thanks for informing us of the event. rex

Jerry L. Reeves
4/17/2008 9:45:30 AM

Thanks so much fo keeping us posted on any type of motorcycle "action" on television. Our local newspaper does not help me much so I really depend on you good folks. Thanks and God bless for the hard work you do.

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