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Geezer’s Garage Pilot

Monday, December 28, 2009
Motorcycle USA often gets story submissions, or reader requests for story ideas they’d like to see. But a recent email was a new animal altogether - the demo clip for a TV show pilot dubbed “Geezer’s Garage.” The name seems self explanatory, but here’s how the show was pitched to us:

“Think American Chopper meets Mayberry. Three old guys that ran together in the 50's and 60's reunite to build beautiful bobbers, renew old friendships and bust each others balls. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll pop you're clutch.” 

Is it ready for primetime? Better or worse than the motorcycle programming riders have already? 
Commence the clutch pop-age in the Youtube clip below.

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sidecar Laurie -business owner June 6, 2010 10:57 AM
This show would have a great following! Run it!
Craig Howell -I liked it February 15, 2010 06:38 PM
I'd watch it for sure!
Snorton Norton -Where's the shop at February 15, 2010 09:04 AM
Out of all the reading I've done I can't find where they're at
Kay -Geezers Garage February 15, 2010 06:44 AM
Funny, Funny, Funny, just dump the direct and indirect sexual comments (like the hungarian sausage in the can)and I would make it my favorite comedy show..
jody mason -geezer garage February 14, 2010 09:18 PM
come on put them on,,,,its about time for a show that isnt about ego`s,,,,,,,,some good old school stuff!!!!!
Stan Hutch -Keep it Real February 14, 2010 06:58 AM
Something worth watching...what a novel idea.
Bill in Texas -Geezer Garage February 11, 2010 09:13 PM
Hurry up and get this on the air!! I love it.
rick nemeth -geezers garage February 11, 2010 05:58 PM
Dave Pyatt -Geezer's Garage February 11, 2010 05:55 PM
As a motorcyclist with a few classic bikes I would enjoy this show and the guys' comic and historical banter.
Harley W. -Redskinharley February 11, 2010 01:47 PM
I'd watch it. I've watched the biker build off show/series and liked the mix of countries, mechanics, styles and camaraderie/brotherhood. But haven't wasted time watching that dysfunctional inbred family's show - the whole family' skills combined does not total 1/2 of a true bike builder; they are an embarrassment to bikers and to the human race. The old geezers start off slow & fart around but once they get going you can see they do know how to work on and build bikes. Yep, I'd watch it.
Ted G. -Geezer's Garage February 11, 2010 01:33 PM
When does it start? What channel is it on? Where can I buy the DVD? OCC won't be missed in the least.At last,a REAL biker TV show!!
johnnie a bryce -geezers garage February 11, 2010 08:47 AM
i would love this show.i already have a favorite..GOD bless them ol bikers
Mark Manship -No Body February 11, 2010 03:31 AM
I would buy cable to watch this!
Paul Moehring -Geezer Garage February 10, 2010 08:35 PM
It's a bit of actual life, put it on!! Identify with those guys, I am those guys!
frank ceccarelli -GEEZER GARAGE February 10, 2010 06:50 PM
True bikers...give them their due, not the contrived bullsh---!!!
Terry Betz -Geezer garage February 10, 2010 11:18 AM
I would watch
Bald Hog -Geezer's February 10, 2010 07:43 AM
I can only hope I can enjoy my retirement in the same fashion, this would be a great show. put it on.
Mark Weingartner -avid rider married to an avid rider February 9, 2010 10:20 PM
Wife and I watched it - we'd watch the show... we don't bother with the other chopper show... we ride and we are more interested in working motorcycles than faddish fashion statements.
Jim Denny -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 09:34 PM
Put it on the air!! So much better than the young guys of the other shows posturing and trying to be big stars. Much more real in my opinion.
806Jordy -Geezers February 9, 2010 07:12 PM
Run the show,we'll watch!
Rob in AZ -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 05:49 PM
Finally, a real bike show......get it on the air!
Ektarr -Looks GREAT! February 9, 2010 05:49 PM
I'd Watch! Beats the hell out of the Dysfunctional Family Chopper show! I'm 62 and I think it'd be terrific!
Eugene -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 05:25 PM
Love it when will it be on
Mike "chainman" Chaney -geezer garage February 9, 2010 04:59 PM
Man bring it on. I'd watch every week. Reminds me of hanging out at my Uncles garage when i was a kid. Beats the crap out of those supposed to be bike building shows that are on now.
Roger Cormier -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 04:17 PM
I absolutely wouldn't miss an episode! Sign them up!!
Oldbikes R Cool -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 03:37 PM
Oh man...You bet! These guys are awesome. Great format. Capably edited and nicely formatted. Please, bring it on. If there isn't enough material to commit for strip programming, combine and alternate with a couple other similar formatted shows like Pete's Garage (Pete Gaggan), Antique Motorcycle Roadshow (Google it...) and bundle/sell them as a package.
I know several folks that would (will?) definitely be committed fans!
It's time.
Norm Rowley -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 02:54 PM
Put this puppy in production immediatly.....You got a winner here!
Larry Morrison -Geezer garage February 9, 2010 01:57 PM
Please do the show! I'm 68, love motorcycles, & doing my own wrenching, I can identify, would definetly watch.
Buzzy917 -geezer garage February 9, 2010 01:53 PM
you would be crazy if you don't put the show on, it's better than watching an old drug head steriod take potty mouth egotistacal piece of crap
Ben T. Axel -Old Faithfull's Club House February 9, 2010 12:52 PM
Sign these chaps to a BIG DEAL -- stimulate the economy! I'd watch, dare I say, faithfully...
Dave Nadeau -Geezer garage....... February 9, 2010 12:48 PM
Wow finaly some thing for my generation. The talk good, pull one anothers chain good and they know what the hell they are talking about. Love the clip whens the show on?
Mike Fassari -BigM February 9, 2010 10:40 AM
OK so just let us know the time and date so we can tune in or record the 1st show!
john m. -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 08:04 AM
Please put it on, I would love to watch a show like this.
Kevin Mac -geezer garage February 9, 2010 07:43 AM
would love to see it air,we need a show like this after all the crap that has been on
gary pickrodt -Geezer Garage February 9, 2010 07:20 AM
this is what we need. i'd never miss a show, start airing it now!!!!
Big Al -. February 9, 2010 07:19 AM
Yes, please air this show, but keep the drama crap off. Focus on them building the bikes and BS'ing around the table.
SRPineda -Geezer's Garage February 9, 2010 01:36 AM
Yes! I'll watch. These guys are a hoot!
Tony -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 10:33 PM
Damn straight I'd watch it. That'd be funnier than hell and us younguns (mid-50s) might learn a thing or 2.
stef -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 08:17 PM
Our house would watch this in a heartbeat!
Doug in Indy -GET IT DONE February 8, 2010 08:02 PM
This absolutely needs to be on the air. Awesome...please get it done.
Tim Allen -geezer garage February 8, 2010 07:46 PM
I would get cable at my house just to watch this show.F"in hillarious!
Skinner -geezers garage February 8, 2010 07:43 PM
Awesome..I would watch it in a heart beat...sure hope this makes it to air
Uncle Fester -Chief Knucklebuster February 8, 2010 07:42 PM
Do it!
Keith Richards -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 07:41 PM
Speed, Discovery, ........... any of you listening?
Ken Schorr -show February 8, 2010 07:38 PM
damm i love it
randy butler -mr February 8, 2010 06:58 PM
Best thing I've seen in ages. If somebody doesn't run this they will miss out on a ton of $$
NoKenDo -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 06:49 PM
I would like to see more.
Jeff in Laconia IN -Bring it on! February 8, 2010 06:47 PM
That would be an awesome show! When will it be on?
Brian -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 06:23 PM
When does it start and on what channel so I can set my DVR?
P clark -geezer-garage February 8, 2010 06:18 PM
Bring it on, thats great stuff right there.
Tony -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 06:12 PM
I'd love to see this on TV...as long as producers and directors and big TV money don't mess it up like the others.
Danny -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 05:54 PM
I'm a fan ,,,go for it,,,Best thing i seen in a long while
Kate "Cheeto" Cassavetes -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 05:15 PM
Hell, I've watched that clip 5 times....heck ya! I'd whatch the show....please....."bring it".
Josh Hawthorne -geezer garage February 8, 2010 05:11 PM
it would be the most terrible thing if you didn't run it.
Charley -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 05:01 PM
I'd watch it. It would be a refreshing change after OCC or the New American Thunder
Brian Zerkel -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 04:43 PM
I'd definatley watch it.
Point Man -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 04:28 PM
Get these guys on the air! That clip was great. I wish there was more. I wanted to hear more of the stories of yester year and see them build some bikes. These guys are true charecters! I think it would be a hit. Give them a series for one season and put them on tour on bike show circuit and they'll draw crowds of old schoolers and even plenty of new young bloods!
Dirty Deac -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 03:45 PM
Dirty Deac checkin in. Thanks for all the GREAT comments. Me & my buddies had a great time filming this.
To be continued.... if the creek don't rise!
nother geezer -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 03:30 PM
Now that's funny!
Alot better than 90% of what's on TV now.
Looks like a winner to me.
Air it!!
rb -geezers garage February 8, 2010 02:24 PM
Do it, we need something re: bikes on the air.
Dominic Howe -mike davis - geezer garage February 8, 2010 01:46 PM
I would be my favorite T.v. show.... for sure!
Tom -Geezer garage February 8, 2010 01:45 PM
Bring it on. Lots of old geezers out there that you could bring in as consultants or participants. Would love a show like this.
Zach Traina -Geezer's Garage February 8, 2010 01:24 PM
Hey Nick - Keep pushing to make it happen. Too bad Stan isn't around to be a part of this. Take care - Zach
10ring -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 01:15 PM
I'm in!!!!
Zeke Bilican -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 01:03 PM
yup, I'd watch it
Dave -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 12:57 PM
I'd watch this in a heartbeat!
Hinzy -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 12:53 PM
Please put it on the air!
markus -geezer garage February 8, 2010 12:23 PM
that'll be a winner
joe -geezer garage February 8, 2010 12:21 PM
LOOKS GREAT! as long as HOLLYWOOD keeps there dirty paws off of it.
Mark -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 12:10 PM
Outstanding!!! I'd watch it for sure.
trgtshtr -Please.... more video February 8, 2010 12:04 PM
Just saw the clip for the first time... LOVED it... beats the crap out of OCC!!!
Paul Repo -Geezers February 8, 2010 12:03 PM
I think it is Fantastic ! I wonder if they need any help! It would be great to sit and talk/compare old times with them !
george mcghee -geezer garage February 8, 2010 11:48 AM
oh yeah good entertainment i would not miss an episode
James -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 11:44 AM
I would watch every episode. Those guys are great. Just let them be themselves and it will do great. Air it.
Bengo -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 11:40 AM
Run that show.
Craig C (CCRyder) -Comments on Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 11:27 AM
I'd watch this every single episode. Great stuff. We need something just like this. There's a ton of folks that would watch it. When does it start?
John Rup -Geezer Garage February 8, 2010 11:26 AM
Oh Yeah, put it on the air Now!
dennis -Geezer garage February 7, 2010 01:26 PM
Good stuff! I can see this one haveing some pretty funny skits!
Steve aka Snail -Geezers February 6, 2010 11:58 PM
Yeah, I would tune in to this one. The guys are great and I bet they get involved in some cool shit. I really don't give a crap about choppers and Harleys - and all the bike/car shop shows I see float somewhere between boring and stupid. Even the guy who brought the bike in for them seemed like a Dick. But I would like to sit around the shop table and listen to these guys a lot more. Tell me where and when! And -- maybe the Commando won the race, but it didn't win the noise!
Norm -geezer garage February 6, 2010 01:01 PM
I'd love to finally see a show about real motorcycles instead of barely ride-able sculptures built out of round bar and steel plate.
Joe H - Geezer Garage February 6, 2010 08:38 AM
Screw the Teutul's and Jesse James these guys I'll watch.
bill h -geezer garage February 6, 2010 07:50 AM
yes!yes! yes! more and don't forget to let that alfa gtv on the lift come out and play.
you guys have me smiling ear to ear.
i would be right at home in your garage as i also have the illness owning 4 alfas, 2 nortons and a triumph
Bud Provin -Geezers Garage January 5, 2010 06:47 AM
Better than any other "reality" show I've seen. Way better than OCC.
Lawrence -Geezer Garage January 3, 2010 04:38 PM
If they don't pick it up, then you should put it on the net anyway
eric Johnson -geezer garage January 1, 2010 06:05 AM
Great show concept, this is reality TV at its best! Love it
Mango -Geezers December 31, 2009 11:06 PM
I'm already setting the Tivo. They were a riot.

What's the new one from Detroit?

Is it Monster build off bust in Orange County? Crap it was.
Tom -Looks Like a Winner December 31, 2009 04:03 PM
Looks like a great show, except I don['t understand the title. I thought it was supposed to be about old guys, but they look just like me.
Al -Geezer Garage December 31, 2009 10:16 AM
Looks like a great show. Put it on the air
Dave "BlueMax" Mitchell -Geezer Garage December 30, 2009 09:32 PM
Man, I was just talking about HD has become an icon for the RUBs and needs to get back to its roots - Mortgages on teh shop showroom floorspaces specified by corporate HD is killin all the dealerships off in the economic downturn...

But heck yeah, bring it on... I'd watch these guys and turn the "orange County" guys off...

These old coots are cool...
Nick Shelley -Geezer's Garage December 30, 2009 07:58 PM
Fellow Bikers, We are bowled over, touched & amazed by the responses. It's been a long road and encouragement like this is the motivation to shoot more episodes. We'll share these comments with Deac, Ed & George when they wake up from their nap. Thank you, Nick,Jim & the other idiots @ Geezer's Garage
Oregon Expatriate -Geezer Garage December 30, 2009 05:59 PM
Hell yes I would watch it . . . . after all, I R 1! (Geezer that is).
Tom -Geezer Garage December 30, 2009 05:24 PM
Great concept, not scripted reality. Put it on the air.
Crash -Geezer Garage December 30, 2009 03:14 PM
Sounds like a good concept for a comedy. You can have the crabby neighbor who complains to the cops everytime they kickstart something and the wannabe sidekick who hangs around saying stupid stuff all the time whilst they're working.
MarkSpike -Da Geezer's December 30, 2009 01:14 PM
Bring this show to TV NOW!
Jason Stiffey -Geezer Garage! December 30, 2009 11:44 AM
HECK YES! Way more interesting than any of the other stuff that's on these days. I would certainly watch this. The mix of "how it was" to "how it is" seems great.
Mike B. -Building bikes without screaming? Wow... December 30, 2009 09:30 AM
What a great show! More, more! It would be really nice to see a show about bike building, with actual bike building and no drama. Having the comedic aspects makes it even better...these guys have some great lines, and good timing, and it would be great to be able to see more of them. Please, someone pick it up! It's a limited time offer I expect...
SC -Geezer garage December 30, 2009 06:30 AM
Would be a fun show, some one should pick it up. I would like to see more of that Guzzi Sport in the back ground.
roger McKenzie -Geezer Garage December 30, 2009 05:58 AM
I would watch. Would be a lot better than anything on now.
Mega_Don -Hells Yeah... December 29, 2009 07:10 PM
I'd certainly watch that over some bickering egomaniac OC tards... Bring it on, please...
mike w -gg December 29, 2009 03:56 PM
I would watch.
Frank & Jeanie Takacs -Geezer Garage December 29, 2009 03:36 PM
Yes, yes, yes, launch the show!
Cushmanrider -Geezers Garage December 29, 2009 09:49 AM
These guys are great, how do we get them on TV. This would be a great Discovery Channel program.
Patrick -Geezer Garage December 29, 2009 09:01 AM
Air the show please!
Frank Walker -Geezer Garage December 29, 2009 07:01 AM
Ya got my attention, what now?
adam -geezers garage December 28, 2009 10:20 PM
hell yes, air that show
Stan Drudge -Geezer Garage December 28, 2009 09:44 PM
Watch it? Hell, yeah. For that matter, I'm living it!
mike davis -geezer garage December 28, 2009 07:45 PM
i would watch