By Caleb Howard
Scioto County Candor
Sasquatch Cycles and P.M. Parlor Custom Paint & Detailing will be holding their grand openings side by side at 10 am, on March 17th,2018, at 509 Main Street, South Shore, Kentucky. This will be Sasquatch Cycles grand re-opening as they have changed locations, while being P.M. Parlor owner Tim Knight’s first time working as an independent business.
Tim Knight is a Texas native who worked for Big Dog Motorcycles as a factory painter. Knight has approximately 20 years of experience according to Sasquatch Cycles owner Marcy Phelan. Knight is an award winning graphics artist. While he specializes in motorcycles, Knight has also worked with cars and trucks.
Sasquatch Cycles is a motorcycle repair shop with over 50 years of experience. Sasquatch Cycles service mechanic, Dan Niles, was a Harley Davidson dealership mechanic before working for Big Dog Motorcycles, where he worked as their rally mechanic and engine specialist. Sasquatch Cycles specializes in American V-twins and welcomes all makes and models.
Starting at noon, there will be an ugly bike charity show; all proceeds will go to benefit a rural reading program. Anyone is welcome to participate; however a $10 donation is appreciated. The Subway of Rosemount will provide free food. Some of the prizes include a $25 gift certificate for K.D.’s Fuel Mart and a bucket of automotive cleaning supplies. Also, a basket of music related goodies and 2 $50 gift certificates to Midnite Society Tattoo. Other prizes will consist of t-shirts and jewelry.
Prizes are courtesy of several local businesses and groups. These businesses include N Stitches Sewing and Jewelry. Break The Silence Music Festival, Oaken Wren Crafts, and Midnite Society Tattoo Will be providing prizes as well. Also, O’ Reilly Auto Parts, Road Hawk Magazine, and K.D.’s Fuel Mart. Marcy Phelan also mentioned that P.M. Parlor may be providing some prizes.
Phelan commented that this show is to celebrate the community, to help make reading more available in rural areas, and to celebrate the older, rougher looking bikes that may have been forgotten about in the garage. Phelan also stated that she was looking at making the bike show a yearly event.
In addition to the bike show, attendees will also get to see a live demonstration by Tim Knight of his work. This will depend on weather conditions (not too cold, no rain, etc.)
Sasquatch Cycles can be contacted over the phone at (606) 932-2101, or through their Facebook page. P.M, Parlor can be contacted over the phones at (606) 585-1165, or through their Facebook page.