Introducing the Motorcycle Classics Gearhead Gathering

Reader Contribution by The Motorcycle Classics Staff
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UPDATE: 4/30/2020

Unfortunately, due to circumstances stemming from the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Gearhead Gathering has been postponed indefinitely.


After four years of the annual Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, we’re upping the ante with a full-bore festival in 2020!

The Motorcycle Classics Gearhead Gathering, which takes place at Seven Springs next Labor Day weekend (Sept. 5-6), will feature the same scenic, guided rides in the region, but participants will now find so much more, including:

  • Self-navigated ride recommendations and routes
  • A swap meet
  • A bike show
  • Vintage farm equipment displays and demonstrations presented by Farm Collector and Gas Engine Magazine
  • Hill climb and woods races
  • Mechanical and build workshops
  • Family-friendly social and evening activities


Dennis Gage

Host of “My Classic Car”
Executive Producer of “Trippin’ On Two Wheels”

A “My Classic Car” pilot series, hosted by Dennis, was developed for TNN and received strong ratings when it aired in early 1996. Based on this success, the show premiered as a weekly series on TNN in January, 1997. It hasn’t been off the air since. In 2000 the show moved to SPEED channel where it ultimately reached over 85 million households and was one of the highest rated programs on the network. Now in production for its 25th season, “My Classic Car” is carried on MotorTrend, MAVTV and Rev’n networks, as well as a number of streaming services, reaching over 100 million households. In addition, Dennis is the Executive Producer of the motorcycle television programs, “Trippin’ on Two Wheels” and “Corbin’s Ride On,” and the reality series, “Texas Hardtails,” as well as the independent film, “Novem.”

Seven Springs is a four-season resort that features numerous other activities that will be available during the Gearhead Gathering, including swimming, zip lining, hiking, sporting clays, kids activities, and more. The resort also features several dining options, ranging from fine dining to sports pubs. Attendees will have the option of purchasing lodging and dining packages. Tickets and packages will be available by Dec. 1, 2019.

Southwestern Pennsylvania is a remarkably beautiful region of low mountains, deep valleys and lush forests. Punctuated by picture-perfect farms, it is incredible motorcycling territory, with miles of two-lane blacktop winding through it all. In 2019, friends Tom McKee and Adam Rexroad planned our routes. The first day’s 125-mile ride took us south to the quaint downtown of Oakland, Maryland. Riders relaxed, wandered downtown, took in the museums and had lunch at a variety of locally owned restaurants. 

That night’s banquet featured our special guest, motorcycle journalist Dain Gingerelli. Dain kept us in stitches, sharing stories from his many decades spent riding, writing and racing. The following morning found us on the road again, making a 60-mile loop through Ohiopyle State Park, then back to Seven Springs. 

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