Ricky Johnson Stars In Premier Of "Epic Ride" Tonight On SPEED

Show airs at 9:30 P.M. EST on SPEED

The new motorcycle reality series also features custom bike builders Roland Sands and Jeff Palhegyi as they take three motorcycle enthusiasts on the road to Vegas with some unexpected stops along the way.

FULLERTON, CALIF. (February 20th, 2007) -­ The season premier of SPEED'S newest motorcycle show "Epic Ride" will premier Tuesday, February 20th at 9:30pm EST, 6:30pm PST. Brought to SPEED by the Producers of "The Motocross
Files", this weekly, 30-minute program stars 7-Time National Motocross and Supercross Champion, Ricky Johnson and a host of champion motorcycle personalities.

The show's premise is that each week Johnson and a couple of his bros from the motorcycle community meet at the "3-Aces" and decide who gets to go on an "epic ride" with brand new bikes and brand new gear. They might go on a cruiser ride to Vegas, ride off-road bikes in Mexico or do hot laps at Willow Springs on sport bikes. There's always some surprises but they're always having fun.

Motorcycle celebrities on other episodes include: Mike Metzger, Danny LaPorte, Gary Jones, Bubba Shobert, Jesse Rooke, Jake Zemke, Matt Hotch, Francesco Quinn, Steve Rapp, Scott Harden and Rickey Gadsen (plus some surprise guests).

"Epic Ride" is produced by Pipeline Digital Media, LLC. (PDM) and in association with SPEED. PDM is a full-service television, video and commercial production company offering complete video and film production services for all  applications. PDM's television work has been produced for Speed, ESPN, ESPN2, Fox Sports Net, Fuel TV and OLN. For more information please contact them at the information above.