Meet Our Staff

How do you describe people who live, eat, and breathe The Dragon? You can't. You just have to come and meet them.


Brad and Beth Talbott

Position: Owner
Since: March 2003, Owner Since April 2004.
Rides: Triumph Tiger XC, Honda 250
Quote: "If no one is missing an eye, it can be fixed."

Jud Merrell

General Manager

Position: General Manager
Since: January 2017
Rides: T2008 Yamaha R6, 2008 Suzuki DRZ400SM, 2003 Honda XR 88 and 2002 Honda S2000.
Quote: "It's a motorcycle resort; if you're not having fun you're doing it wrong."

Michelle Lane

Position: Office Manager / Human Resources
Since: May 2002
Rides: 1st Bike - Honda 600, Last Bike - Honda 929
Quote: "Now there's my problem...", "Everyday is a Good Day."

Ramona "MonaBona" Posey


Position: Food & Beverage Director
Since: May 2010
Rides: Fastest PT Cruiser on Hwy 28
Quote: "No Brad I am not dressing up as a Umpa Lumpa for halloween "

Dan "The Man" Deloach

Position: Maintenance Director
Since: April 2004
Rides: Heritage Soft Tail Classic Harley 2007
Quote: "Sportbikes are the Chlorine in the Gene Pool."

Day in the Life at DGMR 2017

What's it like to work at Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort? Well, if you love motorcycles and the lifestyle, plus the people and area, it is the perfect place to work. Come along for a Day in the Life of the DGMR employees, and you'll see there's so much more. 

Contact DGMR

17548 Tapoco Road, Robbinsville, NC, 28771.
US & Canada: 800-889-5550 | International: 828-498-2231

We Have It All

Welcome to the Official site for Deals Gap, Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort, The Dragon, and official and original Dragon t-shirts and items. Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort was established in 1981 at the head of the Dragon and quickly grew into a hub for all things Dragon, including our motel to stay at as you discover the area or ride the roads, a place to eat, have a beer or just hang out and watch the bikes and people. Thanks for visiting, and if you have any questions please feel free to contact us or come on by.

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