>>>> On Saturday, 25 March 2023 at 18:26:02 UTC, wessie wrote:
>>>>> Gyp <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in news:tvnb9p$297vq$1...@dont-email.me
>>>>>> I saw a chap riding a beautiful 400/4 today. Reminded me of
>>>> I'm not convinced he rides them, just polishes them a little.
>>> Actually, I was just saying to the kids at dinner that I want to get
>>> mine out on Saturday. A friend of mine says that in Upstate New York
>>> 1 April marks the start of motorcycle season (indeed, he counts down
>>> to it in the colder, darker times).
>> One of those phrases that I hate. "motorcycle season".
> it's not entirely unreasonable in many contexts e.g. many of us here
> have stayed in the Hotel Enzian in Landeck, Austria. They have a ski
> season and a motorcycle season.
> A cafe at the nexus of the A44 & A49 just outside Leominster has a
> distinct season and opens next month, as Dom's is almost entirely
> reliant on motorcycle riders. Plus Dom is a farmer who will be lambing
> earlier in the year, so he very much has seasons to his work.
> It's not surpsising that many riders and journalists have adopted the
> term which reflects their preference for only riding in warmer weather.
> I am assuming you don't like the idea that some people consider riding a
> bike as something other than an all year practice? Some sort of RTB
To err is human. To really foul things up requires a computer and the BOFH.