Sept 10-16th

Rides all week long : Door prizes Friday and Saturday
Bike raffle Saturday evening :


Our Sponsors

These are our generous sponsors! Please support them by thinking of them first for your motorcycle needs. You can click on their logos and be taken straight to their websites. 

joesJoe’s Cycle Shop is located in Dayton Oh and has been our sponsor from the start of this event. Joe’s sells Triumph, Yamaha and Zero Motorcycles. Joe’s is a Mom and Pop cycle shop that is getting increasingly hard to find these days. And yes, Mom and Pop are actually still there.  Help support a family run business because they support us!


ridgemotorsportslogosmRidge Motorsports is located in Batesburg SC and is a longtime supporter. Mike and Wendy set up a booth and sell many wonderful jackets and accessories during our rally. And at really good deals too! We love you Mike and Wendy, Thank You!!

Every year Wheels Through Time has always sponsored us buy never “Officially”. Well they are now! Welcome to the family. And be sure to ride over to Maggie Valley during the Raid and visit this National Treasure. Be sure to tell them we sent ya!!

Arlo Sponsor

Arlo Parker is a very young Motorcycle Guru. Yet he has a huge heart and has decided to help sponsor our infamous Dragon Raid!


hourglassHourglass is located in Buford GA. Kyle Campbell became a sponsor for the 2015 rally. And what a fantastic sponsor!! The Dragon Raid still can not Thank You enough for your door prize donations! Hourglass sells Triumph, MV Augusta, BMW and Motus Motorcycles. A top notch dealer with excellent service.

Life behind the visor, pubs and street eats and general maintenance frustrations. Just a few topics you will find on Moto Adventurer. Dayton RAT Pack member since 2013 Drew Faulkner blogs about amazing roads, local Mom and Pop stops and how to tips and tricks… along with the occasional philosophical blurb about life as a fanatical motorcyclist.

hub logo smallThe Hub Motorcycle Resort is located in Marble Falls Arkansas. The Ozark Mountains RAT Raid is held at this resort. Arkansas has beautiful scenic roads to ride and The Hub is right in the middle of them. They have a great restaurant on site with superb steaks! Make this a destination for a great ride.


Come to our annual summer British in the Blue Ridge (“BIBR”) Rally at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee Georgia. This is the premier British motorcycle rally in the southeastern United States, held every year since 1985. Lots of fun and activities for all, including a poker run and other mountain rides on the best motorcycle roads in Georgia. A British motorcycle show featuring vintage and new British motorcycles, field events, vendors, camaraderie and camping. All makes and models of motorcycles are welcome! RV hookups and campsites are available. Visit our webpage at  and our Facebook page under Greater Atlanta British Motorcycle Association for more information and updates.


cherCherohala Biker Gear is located in Telco Plains TN. This is a real biker gear store. They sell Firstgear, Klim and Olympia gear. Nice long lasting gear.


GSMGSM MotoRent has been a sponsor for many years. During your time at our rally, you may find that you don’t have a good bike for an off road adventure. No worries mate! GSM can take care of you. Rent a dual sport for a day! Go off road and explore the Smoky Mountains!!

Rever (“rev-er” like revving a motorcycle) is a mapping, route planning, and recording application that is both web based and a mobile application. From the website, you can login to create rides on their mapping software, network with other riders, join riding communities (similar to Facebook groups, but with maps), share planned and recorded rides, join riding challenges (win free stuff!), and track your mileage. From your phone you have the ability to record your rides at any time, monitor your position on the map just like a traditional GPS device, check your status in ride challenges, load routes from your riding communities, or load pre-planned routes from your own personal “planned rides”.


KillboyKillboy… What can I say about Killboy? Well Darryl Cannon has been taking out group photos for years now. Killboy is also the original Tail of the Dragon photographer! While you are here, I can pretty much guarantee that Killboy will get a picture of you on your bike. And only Killboy will give you every picture he takes at the group photo session if you buy a picture from him. That my friends, is a sweet deal! After you find your picture on go through the checkout process. You will find a step where you can enter a note to seller. All you have to do is put in there that you attended the 2016 Dragon Raid and he will take care of you.

ozarkTim and John Francis are the ringleaders of this wonderful rally. They are the Spring rally to our Fall rally. This is the event which is held at another one of our sponsors, The Hub. Please click on their logo above and get registered for the Ozark Mountains RAT Raid today!!


Motorcycle-Gear-Stacked-Logo-sm Motorcycle has been a sponsor for many years as well. They many discounted items. Some are closeouts, some are just great deals they got and are passing them along. Check them out and see what you want but don’t really need.. and decided to get it anyway knowing it will just burn your other half. But you can always say, “But I got a great deal on it”.


ironThe Iron Horse… The home of the Dragon Raid. The absolute best place we could hold this rally. Iron Horse caters to motorcyclists and it shows. If you have never attended The Dragon Raid, you will understand once you are here.

britThis is the site for Joe’s RAT Pack. This is the home RAT Pack for the admins of The Dragon Raid. What everyone does behind the scenes is a thankless job. But we do it anyways. 😀