We’ve done business with First Mfg. for many years. They carry a great product and are always great to deal with. We carry many First styles in our store- so be sure to check them out next time you are in. Here is the video they shot last week highlighting Biker Rags:
We had another Freedom Ride today to celebrate our 25th year Anniversary of Biker Rags. We all had a great time! Here are photos from the ride. Thanks for joining us.
The third room inside Biker Rags is an Economy World and Clearance Center- a place where we have clearance items, overstock, and close outs. It’s a fun room to shop because you’ll never know what you’ll find but you always know it’s a GREAT deal!
Our Clearance Center here at Biker Rags has been so popular, that we’ve opened two additional Clearance Centers- one in North Knoxville and one in South Knoxville.
Our North Knoxville location is inside the Mega Peddlers Mart in the old Kmart building at 4434 North Broadway.
And our South Knoxville Clearance Center is inside the Bargain Hunters Antique and Flea Market Mall at 4006 Chapman Highway in the old Big Lots Building.
Yesterday was our August Swap Meet at Biker Rags. We had a great turn out and an awesome time. It’s always fun to see our old friends and meet new ones. Here are photos from the day.
Biker Rags Swap Meets are always the first Sunday of the month. They start at 10am (many vendors set up earlier) and go until all the vendors are gone. Set up and admission are free. Join us!
We had our Annual Freedom Ride yesterday, July 4, 2019. Thirty eight bikes participated and we had a blast! Here are photos from the ride:
The ride was just over 90 miles and was so much fun. Looking forward to doing it again next July 4th.
Be sure to join us tomorrow, July 5th for FREE patch sewing and FREE pizza.
Then join us on Sunday for our monthly Swap Meet.
We were honored to once again host the Channon & Chris Memorial Ride this past Saturday, June 15th, 2019.
The Shepard’s RC met up at Biker Rags for registration from 10am till 1:30pm.
Vendors were set up in the parking lot and we had our vintage collection and basement open to all. Everyone had a great time!
The ride left at 2pm and ended at Bootlegger Harley Davidson for a concert.
Here is a video of the ride leaving from Biker Rags:
We really appreciate the Shepard’s RC and everyone who came out to participate in the ride. Thank you.
Until next time,
Jeff and Pamo
On Wednesday, June 29th, we took a day ride. Our destination was to visit Cherokee Dam and stop off at David Hurst’s paint shop (Slide Effects) to see his new Triumph Speed Twin.
We took off from our house in North Knoxville around 10:15am, both riding our Indian Scouts. (Jeff had just picked his Scout up from Custom Cycle Corner, where David Snapp and his crew had put on new handlebars and exhaust, so he was really excited to ride!)
From Knoxville, we rode to Strawberry Plains, where we stopped at Waffle House for breakfast. Yum! From there we took 11E to 25/70 into Dandridge.
We stopped in at the “Dike that saved Dandridge”.
We walked around downtown and looked at the lovely historic buildings.
Then we rode above the dike to see the water. The entire bridge has been rebuilt.
Here’s how it looked in 2015:
And the view in 2015:
We then took 92 across the bridge. From 92, we took 363, Indian Creek Road, over to Newport, then 25/70 North to White Pine. We stopped in White Pine to switch bikes. (Pam wanted to see how the new handlebars felt.)
We rode north, stopping along the bridge to watch some folks on jet skies.
We then continued on into Morristown. From Morristown, we rode south on 11E to Jefferson City, then to 92 and Cherokee Dam where we stopped for a snack at the beach.
From Cherokee Dam, we continued on to Slide Effects paint shop to see David’s new Triumph Speed Twin. What a beautiful bike! It’s got a Thruxton engine with a more Bonneville like appearance.
After hanging out at Slide Effects, we took 92 to Rutledge, then rode south on 11W to Blaine. In Blaine, we took 61 then 331 to Corryton, where we stopped at the downtown park for a cold drink.
From Corryton, we took 331 back to Knoxville and we got back home around 5pm.
Until next time,
Jeff and Pam
It was a beautiful Sunday on June 2nd and we had a fantastic turn out for our monthly Swap Meet. Thanks to everyone who came out- vendors and shoppers. You guys rock!
Here are photos from the day:
See you next swap. For more info on our Biker Rags Swap Meets- CLICK HERE.
On Wednesday, May 22, 2019 we took a Day Ride to visit the museum at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary. We got there by riding the Devil’s Triangle, a ride we’ve done several times before. If you are interested in that route see our posts HERE and HERE.
The irony of Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary is that such a scary place is located in such a beautiful mountainous region. And now that the prison has been turned into a museum and moonshine manufacturer- it allows those of us on the “outside” to get a glimpse into life behind bars. (1896 – 2009)
Our post today is primarily photos we shot during our day, but for a more detailed history- click HERE.
It’s early morning here on a beautiful May spring day and I’m doing a long awaited Swap Meet photo update. It’s easy to neglect the blog portion of a website when we tend to connect with so many of our customers through Facebook and emails. So for those of you who like visiting the website, I apologize for the lapse.
Here are some photos from our April 2019 Swap Meet. I posted these originally on Facebook to let folks know that even when there is rain in the area, we still have a decent turn out.
Our next Swap Meet is Sunday, June 2nd. Hope to see you there!
Pam from Biker Rags