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Old 10-31-2013, 04:16 PM   #20551
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Oww.

Oh wait, what is this big fat check on my desk? Oh yeah, it's for coming in
and sitting at my desk. Huh.

Happy Halloween Utardia!
Thanks for the reminder.....no big fat chick but electronic deposit.......

And all that for not coming in and sitting at any desk....great day weatherwise between about 11 am and 4 pm, then it got a bit chilly....just thought you'd like the update.........
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Old 10-31-2013, 04:17 PM   #20552
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Supposedly guy who traded it in was an older guy and just wanted something moree street oriented. Traded in the two 950s and an 1150. Go figure. There are little dings on the plate, looks like it had some dirt road duty but that's about it.

Troy from BMW seems like a pretty good guy / straight shooter...

Went down and test rode it last night. In love / it would be perfect. There is only one hickup. My wife is pretty adamantly opposed right now. Normally I don't let things like this have much of an impact (just buy what I want) but she is pretty strongly opinionated on it and pretty adament that I don't get it. with luck I can talk her into it and that it hangs around at the dealer for another day or two. It would literally be perfect. Only thing visibly wrong with it is has a bad headset bearing, which is a pretty easy fix that I've done before. In their eyes it is what it is, a nice lightly beat up 950, which again, is perfect. Other than that rides pretty well, doesn't appear to be burning oil etc. Nicely farkled too, which is a plus...
You could always buy it and park it at my place till you get the wife in alignment with Jupiter and Mars.........
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Old 10-31-2013, 04:46 PM   #20553
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Get yourself one of these and it will save you half a day:
http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/products...tank-hose-kit/

I have one installed and you are welcome to look it over. You know longer will have to pull the panels to do an oil change.
That does look like a time saver. I would like to see it when it's possible.
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Old 10-31-2013, 08:04 PM   #20554
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That does look like a time saver. I would like to see it when it's possible.
Sure just PM me, anytime. I'd be happy to help you change yours. Once it's done, your oil change is a breeze.
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Old 10-31-2013, 11:16 PM   #20555
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Great! I've got a 'job' for them.
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They're busy and....
I'm retired from 'jobs'.....remember.......

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Old 11-01-2013, 10:52 AM   #20556
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Silver Island Mountain Loop Scenic Backway

Anyone tried this loop and seen the Sun Tunnels nearby?

http://publiclands.org/explore/site.php?id=1762
http://www.utah.com/wendover/suntunnels.htm

I thought it might make a good day out tomorrow if interesting. Lot's of Donner party stuff out there as well incase I get hungry
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:07 AM   #20557
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Anyone tried this loop and seen the Sun Tunnels nearby?

http://publiclands.org/explore/site.php?id=1762
http://www.utah.com/wendover/suntunnels.htm

I thought it might make a good day out tomorrow if interesting. Lot's of Donner party stuff out there as well incase I get hungry
You letting people tag along? That's been on my list for a while now.
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:22 AM   #20558
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You letting people tag along? That's been on my list for a while now.
Sure the more the merrier, I am no hotshot though and won't be real fast off the pavement.

PM me if you want to come along. Maybe lunch in Wendover then hit the trail?

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Old 11-01-2013, 03:42 PM   #20559
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While the children had their treats last night, an orange seductress crept into my vision and planted a seed for a ride today.........



She was nimble and powerful at the same time....which surprised me to my bones.........er..............



Damnit....I hope y'all had a really good day at work............


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Old 11-01-2013, 04:25 PM   #20560
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Supposedly guy who traded it in was an older guy and just wanted something moree street oriented. Traded in the two 950s and an 1150. Go figure. There are little dings on the plate, looks like it had some dirt road duty but that's about it.

Troy from BMW seems like a pretty good guy / straight shooter...

Went down and test rode it last night. In love / it would be perfect. There is only one hickup. My wife is pretty adamantly opposed right now. Normally I don't let things like this have much of an impact (just buy what I want) but she is pretty strongly opinionated on it and pretty adament that I don't get it. with luck I can talk her into it and that it hangs around at the dealer for another day or two. It would literally be perfect. Only thing visibly wrong with it is has a bad headset bearing, which is a pretty easy fix that I've done before. In their eyes it is what it is, a nice lightly beat up 950, which again, is perfect. Other than that rides pretty well, doesn't appear to be burning oil etc. Nicely farkled too, which is a plus...
Pretty sure you don't have to worry about it anymore. A friend posted on Facebook a pic of him standing in front of BMW next to his new KTM.



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Old 11-01-2013, 04:49 PM   #20561
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Correct. It sold today for only $4300. He got a hell of a deal.
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Old 11-01-2013, 05:37 PM   #20562
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[QUOTE=The Walrus;22687078]While the children had their treats last night, an orange seductress crept into my vision and planted a seed for a ride today.........

She was nimble and powerful at the same time....which surprised me to my bones.........er..............

She came to me as well but morphed into this:



She is demanding I check these places out tomorrow.
http://publiclands.org/explore/site.php?id=1762
http://www.utah.com/wendover/suntunnels.htm

Anyone else been there?
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Old 11-01-2013, 05:38 PM   #20563
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Correct. It sold today for only $4300. He got a hell of a deal.
That is a killer deal. Sucks it didn't work out but at least it went to someone that will ride it and put some character marks on it.

With winter coming quick I'm sure there will be other deals around. Who knows maybe Fano will finally sell his since it hasnt been out of the garage since Nov 2008. :what:::what:

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Old 11-01-2013, 08:58 PM   #20564
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Supposedly guy who traded it in was an older guy and just wanted something moree street oriented. Traded in the two 950s and an 1150. Go figure. There are little dings on the plate, looks like it had some dirt road duty but that's about it.

Troy from BMW seems like a pretty good guy / straight shooter...

Went down and test rode it last night. In love / it would be perfect. There is only one hickup. My wife is pretty adamantly opposed right now. Normally I don't let things like this have much of an impact (just buy what I want) but she is pretty strongly opinionated on it and pretty adament that I don't get it. with luck I can talk her into it and that it hangs around at the dealer for another day or two. It would literally be perfect. Only thing visibly wrong with it is has a bad headset bearing, which is a pretty easy fix that I've done before. In their eyes it is what it is, a nice lightly beat up 950, which again, is perfect. Other than that rides pretty well, doesn't appear to be burning oil etc. Nicely farkled too, which is a plus...
Maybe she wants to save the money for the baby???
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Old 11-01-2013, 09:43 PM   #20565
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Haven't checked in for a while....maybe even a few years? Looks like business as usual around here.

Unfortunately, I have decided to sell my bike. Life as a teacher has finally caught up to me. I thought I would be able to use my summer to explore them there hills, but summers come and the "honey do" lists come out. In addition, being a cheapskate to begin with I can't stand seeing a good bike depreciate with little use. If your interested it is a 2008 WR250R that I am selling for $3800. It's only got 26xx miles on it. Most of those are getting me to work and back. The bikes in really good condition everything has remained stock. PM me if you want more info. or pictures. I do plan on getting an older dirt bike. One that I don't feel guilty about neglecting.
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