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DUAL SPORT MOTORCYCLE RENTALS IN THE BLUE RIDGE AND GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS

Ride the Tail of the Dragon by motorcycle? Great idea! With motorcycle rentals available in Tennessee, there's still much more in the area you can enjoy. Try riding the Blue Ridge Parkway, through the Great Smoky Mountains, and even head off into the woods with these bikes for some dual sport riding action.

The Appalachian Mountains of the eastern U.S. and areas like this are not only rich with great motorcycle riding possibilities, but American history as well. So when are you going to RIDE?

BMW F700GS (twin cylinder)

BMW F700GS (twin cylinder)

The new F700GS offers a larger windshield, enhanced braking system, Electronic Suspension Adjustment, Automatic Stability Control, and a handful more horsepower! As if the previous version (the F650GS) wasn't a good enough adventure bike, this mid-weight option continues to be the most versatile and popular motorcycle rental option.

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Seat Height:
32.3 in
Curb Weight:
461.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
4.2 gal
Displacement:
798 cc
BMW F800GS

BMW F800GS

Certainly considered the “athlete” of the BMW team, the F800GS can be counted on to carry all your travel gear and still maintain the awesome feeling of a pure off-road machine when you’re in the dirt.  With over 215mm of suspension travel, the F800GS boasts 85 horsepower from its twin-cylinder engine, and is sure to give an adrenaline rush when you unleash it!

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Seat Height:
34.6 in
Curb Weight:
472.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
4.2 gal
Displacement:
798 cc
BMW R1200GS - Liquid Cooled

BMW R1200GS - Liquid Cooled

Revised back in 2013, BMW it seems has done it once again in the world of adventure motorcycles. The new liquid-cooled version of the famous R1200GS comes with a more "upright" stance and off-road friendly positioning.  Now with a wet clutch, a higher air intake perfect for river crossings, and a 10% horsepower increase over the previous model, BMW has clearly made improvements on what was already a great adventure bike.

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Seat Height:
33.5.0 in
Curb Weight:
525.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
5.3 gal
Displacement:
1170 cc
BMW R1200RTSE

BMW R1200RTSE

Smooth, powerful, and with carrying capability for two, the BMW R1200RT is a famous road touring bike for all the right reasons. The utra-capable twin-cylinder boxer engine answers your low-RPM wishes and with features like an adjustable windshield, everything from paved twisties to wide open highways becomes a pleasure.

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Seat Height:
35 in
Curb Weight:
573.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
7.9 gal
Displacement:
1170 cc
Kawasaki KLR 650

Kawasaki KLR 650

Another famous bike for adventure travelers, the KLR has been tested and proven by riders everywhere.  Kawasaki made changes in recent years, making this bike now even more comfortable for the “open road” aspects of travel while not losing any of its off-road ability.

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Seat Height:
35.0 in
Curb Weight:
432.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
6.1 gal
Displacement:
651 cc
Suzuki DR650

Suzuki DR650

Chosen by adventure riders around the world, Suzuki's DR650, is an excellent bike for adventures rides anywhere. It'll maintain it's power well at altitude, and handle all the dirt and rocks you can throw it's way while still feeling comfortable on those stretches of pavement in between. With a seat height of only 885mm (34.8 inches) its accommodating stature makes this manageable machine easy to handle no matter what the situation.

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Seat Height:
34.8 in
Curb Weight:
366.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
3.4 gal
Displacement:
644 cc
Yamaha FZ6R

Yamaha FZ6R

The Yamaha FZ6R makes you feel comfortable the minute you swing a leg over the seat and will leave you smiling after every ride. With easy to control power, a lighter weight, low seat height and a torquey, 600cc engine, this bike is a blast to ride. Perfect for the mountains!

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Seat Height:
30.9 in
Curb Weight:
470.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
4.6 gal
Displacement:
600 cc
Yamaha XT 250

Yamaha XT 250

If you're going to be testing your off road riding skills the first time, or admit you'd just like one of the shortest and most lightweight riding options available, the Yamaha XT 250 might be the perfect choice. Plenty of power to have fun with, street legal, and ready to go!


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Seat Height:
30.9 in
Curb Weight:
291.0 lb
Fuel Capacity:
2.6 gal
Displacement:
249 cc

Contact Us About Dual Sport Motorcycle Rentals in Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains

Motorcycle Per Day Pricing

Motorcycle 3 days 4 Days 5 Days 6+ Days  Conditions  
Yamaha XT250 $154 $272 $124/day  $117/day 300 miles/day Rental Form >
Suzuki DR650SE $139 $124 $113  $107 300 miles/day Rental Form >
Kawasaki KLR $139 $124 $113  $107 300 miles/day Rental Form >
Yamaha FZ6R $157 $140 $128  $121 300 miles/day Rental Form >
BMW F700GS $199 $189 $174  $165 300 miles/day Rental Form >
BMW F800GS $199 $189 $174  $165 300 miles/day Rental Form >
BMW R1200RTSE $217 $199 $184  $173 300 miles/day Rental Form >
BMW R1200GS $217 $199 $184  $173 300 miles/day Rental Form >

Inclusions

Motorcycle Rental Information Typically Included:

  • 3rd Party Liability insurance
  • Panniers (some models)
  • Tank Bag (some models)
  • Taxes
  • Various Crash Protection
  • 24 Hour Rental Period

Motorcycle Rental Information Typically NOT Included:

  • Fuel
  • Security Deposit (w/ credit card)
  • Motorcycle Damage Insurance
  • Unlimited Mileage (per model)
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FAQS

What airport is used for this motorcycle rental location?

Our southeastern U.S. fleet of motorcycles is based in Townsend, Tennessee, about 45 minutes from the Knoxville (TYS) airport.

Where can these motorcycle rentals be ridden?

These motorcycle rentals based in Tennessee can be used for anywhere in the U.S., or Canada and Mexico per special arrangements. The fleet's home base in Townsend makes a perfect launching point for riding the Great Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, Tail of the Dragon, and countless non-paved dual sport routes in the area, so prepare for plenty of options!

Reservation Process

**Please Note: Motorcycle availability and reservations are secured by formal payment or deposit only as received on a first-come, first-served basis.

To secure a reservation, send us
1) your specific rental start & finish dates,
2) pick-up and drop-off cities, and
3) how many of which motorcycle(s) you’d like to rent, and
4) we’ll send you a formal pricing package from our Accounting system.

Then if you wish to proceed, then
a) make a 50% deposit (or 100% full payment if under 60 days before pick-up,)
b) we will confirm receipt of the payment, and then run through our internal confirmation process, and
c) we’ll respond to you with confirmation or rejection of your initial reservation request. If we unable to confirm bikes & details that coincide with your initial request or another suggested combination of dates/cities/bikes that we will make, a full refund is made within 2-14 business days, depending on your original method of payment. Alterations to any confirmed rental details can be made at anytime, based on availability but only confirmed in writing.

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