First ride of the season

It’s relatively late for the first ‘official’ ride of the 2018 season.  Sure, most of us have been out and about on our bikes, but today, a group of friends gathered for breakfast and undertook a nice little 2-hour ride west and north of Edmonton.

Our troop of a dozen riders ended up kicking tires at Riverside Yamaha and Honda powersports stores.

After a cruelly long Alberta winter, temperatures hit a summer-like mid-20s Celsius, and Riverside’s parking lot was crammed full of customer vehicles.

It was a superb way to kick off the 2018 riding season.

The writer's 2014 BMW R1200RT with a spankin' new 2017 Yamaha Super Tenere ES were among the

The writer’s 2014 BMW R1200RT with a spankin’ new 2017 Yamaha Super Tenere ES were among the group of friends who gathered for breakfast and a glorious first ride of the season

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1 Comment

  1. Dave Graham says:

    I had my first day out today as well. Calgary to Drumheller, points north, then west and south. About 500km.

    Dave

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