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GSM MotoRent

8459 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4309
+1 865-448-6090
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Great business. Rented a motorcycle here to ride in the Smokies for the day. The owner, Dan, was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ben W
via mobile
The perfect bike in the perfect location

With so many legendary rides in the Smoky Mountains, it seemed odd that there aren't more... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Souderton, Pennsylvania, United States
via mobile
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At GSM Motorcycle Rental our #1 goal is to provide you, the rider with an experience you will not soon forget. Our fleet of dual sport, adventure touring bikes, sport bikes and cruisers, including Kawasaki, BMW, Yamaha, Suzuki & Can AM Spyder, maps and routes of the areas we serve, offers you the opportunity to have that exciting and remarkable experience on your own or with a group. Lodging also available.
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8459 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4309
+1 865-448-6090
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great business. Rented a motorcycle here to ride in the Smokies for the day. The owner, Dan, was a really nice guy and was very accommodating. Great clean fun bike. All around well run business. Thanks Dan

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

With so many legendary rides in the Smoky Mountains, it seemed odd that there aren't more motorcycle rentals in the area. So what incredible fortune to find GSM Motorent right here in the heart of this beautiful area. Better still, that the bikes here are...More

Thank Sarcasm3
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

GSM Motorent is a first class operation and Dan, the proprietor is a wonderful guy to work with. He is very knowledgeable about riding experience and styles and does a great job of matching his rental fleet with the customer. For two-up today we opted...More

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 15 July 2016

If you're staying in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, do yourself a favor and head over to Townsend to rent some motorcycles. We rented two BMW 800s. The bikes were well maintained and the folks at GSM were super easy to deal with. Road the bikes...More

1  Thank Joni L
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I rented a BMW 1200GS for a day trip exploring the Smokies. The bike was in top notch condition and the shop is located just minutes from the park and a number of great roads. Dan is great to work with and took the time...More

Thank FZ1Memphis
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend GSM. I was genuinely concerned that I would not be renting a good quality bike, but I was pleasantly surprised. I rented a 2012 bmw RT that was in excellent shape. My wife and I toured over 700 miles last week through...More

Thank Mfsquared
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We have our own bike but found ourselves near GREAT motorcycle roads without it. We rented from these folks. The price was reasonable, the proprietors extremely friendly and accomodating, and the bike (a Vulcan) was in great shape. We highly recommend this establishment! There are...More

Thank Micah E
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Our extended family has a reunion every year or two near Gatlinburg, TN. My brother-in-law and I sneak off for one day each time to rent motorcycles and ride the Smokies. This year, my son will join us for his introduction to the Tail of...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Rented the 1200 for the day. Great location, great folks great bikes. Recommend. Pretty much the only choice unless you don't mind Harleys.

Thank DON W
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We rented 4 motorcycles from Dan and took his self-guided Blue Mountain Tour. The route and hotels he booked for us were very good and the roads themselves, in total, equaled any we have found anywhere. The bikes were fully fitted out and super reliable....More

Thank tjanderson5
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