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Came home on the weekend; a scary 2.5 hours on compact snow turning to slush in -2C with lots of salt and grit on the road, flinching every time a transport or logging truck went past. Saw my first Ridgeline approaching on a bend about 10 mins from home. Raised my hand to wave and got showered with rocks as he went by. Got my windshield rock chip patched today and noticed the front of the vehicle looks like I've been hit by buckshot. If my daughter wants someone to look after her kids in future, she can pay for a sitter.
 

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I'm pretty much surrounded by them. There are two G1's and three G2's just in my immediate neighborhood. At my church, two guys own G1's and two others have G2's. At my work, one G1 and two G2's. I regularly see both generations in this area both on the road and in parking lots. I think it's quite a popular vehicle among the middle- to upper-middle-class folks in this area who have the need for utility and safety and the desire for reliability and comfort.
 

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I always wave a peace sign at other RL drivers. I see them everywhere since buying mine and there are several that look exactly like mine, with a few differences out and about here in the Pacific Northwest.
 

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On the Big Island, Hawaii, I swear 90% of all Gen 1 Ridgelines were sold. With a total population of about 175,000 - a medium city at best - on one daytrip from Hilo to Kona I counted over 20 G1 Ridgelines in less than 90 miles. Now if you've never been there, outside of Kona-Kailua and Hilo town, Hawaii is pretty agricultural and rural so pickups are standard issue. And Ridgelines make the perfect Island vehicle - utility, reliability, economy, plus a couple strong dealers with great service orgs, and a lot easier to drive around town and park in than any 4-door F-150, Ram, or Toyota. I shipped a 2009 from Seattle to Hilo in 2017 for $1100 because altogether it was cheaper, and I could find a low-mileage vehicle a lot easier on the mainland. Since then, I've had several offers to buy it for more than I paid, including the dealer (!) because a 2009 with less than 70K is unheard of. Most have 2X or 3X that mileage.
 

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I wish I could move to the "Big Island" but alas I am stuck here in Jersey.
Anyway, I see them on the road everyday going back and forth to work, old and new.
 

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There are quite a few around town.

Now Honda Pilots are all over the place. I think I'd see 10 Pilots for ever RL I spot.
 

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I don't do Facebook but my wife does.
She tells me ROC group on facebook says to park next to one in the parking lot if you see one and post a picture.
There are a couple of groups on Facebook and they are a much different breed of folks than most here. :)
 

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A lot here in Western NY / Southern Ontario where strong AWD drive systems are preferred. I see a G1 or G2 nearly every time I go out. Even if 2 miles down the road. Even my neighbor 2 houses down has a 2020 BE (which contrasts nicely with my 2020 white RTL-E).

A lot of people are surprised Honda sells less than 3k per month because around here, it is a fairly common vehicle.

I have a previous post from circa 2013 with my red G1 parked with TWO other red G1s on a random store run to BJs...
 

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A lot here in Western NY / Southern Ontario where strong AWD drive systems are preferred. I see a G1 or G2 nearly every time I go out. Even if 2 miles down the road. Even my neighbor 2 houses down has a 2020 BE (which contrasts nicely with my 2020 white RTL-E).

A lot of people are surprised Honda sells less than 3k per month because around here, it is a fairly common vehicle.

I have a previous post from circa 2013 with my red G1 parked with TWO other red G1s on a random store run to BJs...
Lots of G1s in my area (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. Some G2s, but not an awful lot. Have only seen obsidian blue G2s (like mine) a couple times.

Couple months ago hung out with some long-time friends we hadn't seen for a while, and one of the guys said "Didn't you have a Honda truck?", and I responded that I'd just gotten another, and he whips out his phone to show me his BE that he'd just bought used. So we bored our wives and the other guys talking about Ridgelines for a while - like being members of a semi-exclusive club :).
 

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Around here every fifth vehicle is a pickup truck, of the balance two are SUV and the rest cars. This was an extensive and exhaustive study ( and we'll documented, yawn) was performed by myself as I waited for wife shopping in Market Basket. While this may not seem important it is interesting. It's Massachusetts for Pete's sake, we get snow, thus the SUV very good idea! Full size pickup mea ,
it's all about how far up the wall you get. Last most important figure only one Ridgy in the lot mine! It is hard to find them around here took me almost 6 months to get my baby. RTL-E with the ridiculous paint name modern steel metallic. I actually had one bought but the dealer sold it Before I could pick it up. Before this I careened about in a F250 so yes I was getting pretty high on the wall but it hurt. Yes happy now in think I see her , by.
 

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A lot here in Western NY / Southern Ontario where strong AWD drive systems are preferred. I see a G1 or G2 nearly every time I go out. Even if 2 miles down the road. Even my neighbor 2 houses down has a 2020 BE (which contrasts nicely with my 2020 white RTL-E).

A lot of people are surprised Honda sells less than 3k per month because around here, it is a fairly common vehicle.

I have a previous post from circa 2013 with my red G1 parked with TWO other red G1s on a random store run to BJs...
Here was the photo I was looking for...my previous 2010 G1 (R.I.P.) from the BJs Wholesale parking lot in Clarence, NY in August 2014 (totally random - was not set up - other than the spot in the middle of the outer two RLs was available for me).

 

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Until I got my RL, I never really noticed them in my travels. Since I got mine, I almost always see another one in my travels about town.
Today for example, on a quick trip to Home Depot there were at least 6 including mine on the road.
3 were in the HD parking lot & I was not searching.

With the low Canadian production levels, I wouldn't expect to come across that many on the road.
FYI I'm in Toronto population < 3 million the GTA is just under 6 million.

How about you?
BTW, is there a special wave or nod you give to other RL's on the road?
 

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See quite a few Gen 1's and a fair number of Gen 2's in Northern Nevada. More that I would have thought being that every other pickup on the road seems to be a Tacoma...
 
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