F4iBaby: Good thinking upon your part.
Fortunately I am retired (not good in the fact that my good yrs of riding are of the past) so I really can choose my days.
I skip each Sunday as I open up the Gun Range & am in-charge all day as a director-instructor, so my volunteer bit to keep the range in shape for all forms of safe shooting.
Saturdays are usually grunt runs, but then bar any Stat Monday holiday I have the rest of the week to ride.
I tend to stay clear of crowds, or carnivals or anything like festivals which are fairly common here in my area. Also I know that at least a mtn bike or racing bikes with "tubs" at least once a month so work my way around that group & we all get along well since we are two wheeled people.
As you say it is the drunks & crazy drivers out there. I simply do NOT want to be taken down again as I ride my 600 or 929.