About Smoky Mountain Motorcycle Rider


Riders pause at the Plott Balsam overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Smoky Mountain Motorcycle Rider

Devoted to Motorcycle Riding in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains

“There are more great motorcycle rides in the Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains than anywhere else!”


View from Waterrock Knob

If you ride in the mountains,
If you want to ride in the mountains,
If you want to get more out of your riding,
or you don’t know about the best motorcycle riding anywhere, 

 – you’ve come to the right place.

Smoky Mountain Motorcycle Rider gives you up-to-date information about great motorcycle roads and good motorcycle rides in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains from someone who is constantly out exploring, discovering, and enjoying them – Wayne Busch.

  • Get the most our of your Smoky Mountain motorcycle riding experience
  • Make the best use of your precious vacation time
  • Avoid the traffic and congestion
  • Discover the great motorcycle rides and places other miss.

Bikers enjoying fall riding on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Enjoy the great motorcycle rides that surround the Blue Ridge Parkway, the sights and attractions nearby from a motorcycle rider who ranges from north Georgia to north Virginia in search of the best motorcycle rides in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains.

You’ll find articles and video about:

  • Motorcycle Friendly Places
  • Sights and Places to visit
  • Guides to the Classic Rides
  • Descriptions of little known roads
  • Info on road conditions
  • Discounts and Bargains on lodging
  • Much, much more…

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Email – SmokyMountainRider@gmail.com


Recent Posts

Two Waterfalls off the Cherohala Skyway

Motorcycle Riders can visit two nice waterfalls near the Tennessee end of the Cherohala Skyway

The Cherohala Skyway is one of the best motorcycle rides in the Smoky Mountain area. Bald River Falls is near the Tennessee end of the Skyway. A Forest Service road sign marks the start of River Road which winds upstream to the base of the large waterfall.
Motorcycles at Bald River Falls Most riders find their way to Bald River Falls and get the nice photo from the bridge.  Few know there is another waterfall just a short ride up the road – Baby Falls.

Baby Falls

Baby Falls are smaller but still impressive. You’ll find more parking, picnic tables, bathrooms, and easy access to the falls. It’s a nice spot for a break, better than the roadside parking at the bigger waterfall.

Motorcycle Ride Map Shows Baby Falls

Don’t miss Baby Falls, it’s the better place for riders to take a few minutes break. You’ll find it this area covered on several America Rides Maps.

100 Great Motorcycle Rides in the Smoky Mountains

100 Rides in the Southern Blue Ridge

The Best Motorcycle Rides South of GSMNP

The Best Motorcycle Rides North of GSMNP


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