Well, sort of. The wildflowers in the Hill County of Texas are quite disappointing this year — at least so far. But the 2011 edition of the Hill Country Child Advocacy Center Pedal Power Wildflower Ride — that would be on bicycles — was most excellent. The number of riders was down for a variety of reasons, but as my first ride in the event it was great.
This was not exactly my first ride, as for many years I had organized the motorcycle escort group who would try to slow the vehicle traffic and look for stranded riders. The day would prove that those hills are easier done on the R1100RT BMW motorcycle with 90 horsepower! Mike Atkinson did a great job of getting riders and getting them organized — thanks Mike, and all of your motorcycle gang. Continue reading “A most excellent adventure in the wildflowers”