LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 2, 2008) - EagleRider, the world's largest motorcycle rental and touring company, is excited to announce the grand opening of its first location in South Carolina. EagleRider of Myrtle Beach is located in the heart of downtown Myrtle Beach on the main road in and out of town. The new location is less than three miles from the Myrtle Beach International Airport and less than one from the Atlantic Ocean. Myrtle Beach is nestled along the South Carolina Coast in the north eastern corner of the Palmetto state.
Myrtle Beach, one of the top rated beach destinations in the country, is also known for being a golf and vacation setting with more than 100 golf courses and hundreds of hotels along the Atlantic Ocean. In Myrtle Beach you can relax on the beach, hit the links, or spend the day shopping and dining. EagleRider of Myrtle Beach will provide self-guided motorcycle tours including planned restaurants, hotels, and attractions along the way.
William Rock Burch, owner of EagleRider Myrtle Beach is no stranger to the rental industry. Rock has more than 15 years of experience in car rental and currently is the President and co-owner of U-Save Car & Truck Rental. U-Save has three locations in the Myrtle Beach area and one in Greer, SC. Rock is also a motorcycle enthusiast. He bought his first Harley-Davidson in 2000 and the rest is history.
"It is truly exciting to open the first EagleRider motorcycle rental franchise in South Carolina. EagleRider is the world's largest motorcycle rental company. We are proud to be able to offer Harley-Davidson and Scooter rentals to the many residents and over 14 million tourists who visit Myrtle Beach each year. With three annual bike rallies and Myrtle Beach being a thriving golf and beach destination, EagleRider is a perfect fit for the Grand Strand and South Carolina. Now a visiting golfer will be able to play 18 holes in the morning, rent a Harley at EagleRider and cruise Ocean Boulevard that night. It's an awesome feeling to be able to rent someone a dream," said Rock Burch, owner of EagleRider Myrtle Beach.
EagleRider pioneered the Harley-Davidson rental concept in 1992 and today operates the world's largest motorcycle rental and powersport rental fleet from premier manufacturers such as Harley-Davidson, Honda, BMW, and Polaris. EagleRider's expansion of its franchise rental facilities targets global tourist destinations and currently offers adventure travel enthusiasts the opportunity to experience their dream vacation from rental facilities in the USA, United Kingdom, Austria, Australia, Spain, France, Ireland, Mexico, Costa Rica, and New Zealand www.eaglerider.com.