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Bicycling when it was warmer

2 months 1 week ago
Bicycling when it was warmer Sioux Falls Waterfall in April 2019 Bryan Ruby Thu, 05/09/2019 - 16:36

Yesterday, we just didn't get rain but also had some snow in the mix. It's days (weeks) like this that have me miss the warm days my son and I get to ride our bicycles on the city bike trails. In April we did just that and completed a 25 mile bike path with a nice stop at the Sioux Falls Waterfall.

Me and my son on the bike trials

I've taken my son on these bike rides since he was eight years old. We started out with 12 mile rides but he can now easily do 25 to 30 miles with me. He's now getting to the point that my sport is his sport and he'll hit the long bike trails even without me.

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Awesome Town: Chancellor, South Dakota

2 months 2 weeks ago
Awesome Town: Chancellor, South Dakota The fire bell sitting in front of the Chancellor Fire Station Bryan Ruby Sun, 04/28/2019 - 08:54

The beginning of Bryan Ruby's series of Awesome towns, cities, and countries he sees whether traveling by car, boat, plan, or motorcycle (currently a 2017 Can-Am Spyder). This time he's in Chancellor, South Dakota.

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Three-Wheeled Vehicle Sales are good for BRP

3 months 2 weeks ago
Three-Wheeled Vehicle Sales are good for BRP Bryan Ruby Sat, 03/30/2019 - 08:21

Good news, the new Rykers by Can-Am are selling well. While I own a Spyder and not a Ryker...it's good to see that when a good price point is offered the people will buy.

Total revenue from year-round products — which consist of side-by-sides, ATVs, and three-wheeled vehicles — was up 17% year over year, to $445.6 million. North American sales of year-round products increased in the low-20% range.

Valcourt, Canada-based BRP credited its growth with a higher volume of side-by-sides sold and the introduction of the three-wheeled Can-Am Ryker. In the U.S., BRP side-by-sides experienced sales growth in the high teens, ahead of the industry, which was up a low single-digit percentage, according to BMO Capital Markets Analyst Gerrick Johnson.

Tags Words Can-Am Motorcycle
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