Events

Classic's Third Thursday Bike Night

Event location

Classic Harley-Davidson

983 James Drive, Leesport, PA 19533

May 16, 2024 6:00PM - May 16, 2024 8:30PM

MUST BE 21+ to drink. Please drink responsibly!

Join Classic Harley-Davidson for the kick-off of their 3rd Thursday Rides!  We’re going down to McGinty Motorcars located right off of Reading’s City Park.  This unassuming early 1900’s brick building, which was once used to house Reading’s horse-drawn trolleys, is now home to vintage vehicles of all makes and models.  And like last year, all are welcome for this amazing party thanks to Pat McGinty, his family, and co-workers. Rhythm Standard will be on site playing some sweet tunes. 

I’ll be leading an unofficial ride down from Classic at 6:00pm.  For indoor motorcycle parking, RSVP by Wednesday, May 15 (Indoor Bike parking, limited to 25 bikes).  BUT THERE’S PLENTY OF CAR AND BIKE PARKING AT CITY PARK - 1/2 block away.  This event is FREE for all people to attend.  Pagoda City Brewing will be set up selling their amazing beer.  Burgers and Dogs will be on the grill, (Donations accepted for the Pagoda Renovations).  Don’t miss out on this amazing party surrounded by amazing motorcycles and classic automobiles. 

Parking is limited to 25 bikes.  INDOOR PARKING MUST RSVP BY MON. MAY 15th TO:  mjacksonchdv@gmail.com


Building History:

The building where McGinty Motorcars currently calls home is located in Penn's Common Historic District. It was erected in 1910 by the City of Reading as a horse drawn trolley depot. When the electric trolleys came to Reading the building was sold and converted into the Oldsmobile Company of Reading which operated from 1921-1945. Various other businesses took residence at this location through the years but by the 1990's the building was beginning to show its age and in need of some serious TLC.  In 2006 Fred and Shelly Baker purchased the property and from 2006-2008 worked extensively to restore, renovate and upgrade the building to bring it back to its full potential that we see today. In April of 2022, Pat and Courtney McGinty purchased the property with the vision and dream of starting McGinty Motorcars. The building boasts nearly 6,100 sf of garage space plus a 1,000 sf showroom and office. The shop is 39' by 140' with a 30' two-tier roof, vintage steel frame with 1,152 panes of glass. Recently a steel staircase was added to utilize the loft area for storing parts and materials. Pat and Courtney have hand-selected antiques, and collectibles to furnish the space and enhance and complement its amazing architectural character. Stop by today and allow the wave of nostalgia to sweep over you as you tour this beautiful space. 

The boys of summer are back in town - so grab some friends and take them out to the ballgame!  OR, come out to a Classic Harley-Davidson event and let us treat you to a night at the ballpark...and a chance to win an autographed baseball from an All-Star Phillie. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE!