“There’s not as many idiots on the road, either,” he says. “The day I don’t enjoy riding is the day I’ll hang up my boots.”
John Krematos (right) is retired and can pick and choose when he rides his Honda Gold Wing.
“I hardly ever ride on weekends; there are too many non-regular riders around and I’m concerned about their riding capabilities. Also, the rides are quieter on weekdays and you don’t have to queue for a coffee. Sometimes the weekend is raining and it limits opportunities to get out, but you can usually find good weather at least one day during the week.”