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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2013, 12:37 PM
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Posted By petevan
Thanks for the plug Rick. As much as I hate to...

Thanks for the plug Rick. As much as I hate to sell it, I hate seeing a good bike deteriorate from lack of use more.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-01-2013, 09:43 PM
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Posted By petevan
Haven't checked in for a while....maybe even a...

Haven't checked in for a while....maybe even a few years? Looks like business as usual around here. :evil:clap

Unfortunately, I have decided to sell my bike. Life as a teacher has finally caught...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By petevan
Utard In Tillamook

Hey guys, My family and I are in Tillamook until July 20th. I am a teacher so I am taking advantage of the break. :evil I trailered my wr250r up here to do some riding. I'm here with my wife and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2009, 08:09 AM
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Posted By petevan
I'm glad a fellow inmate is on the mend (who's...

I'm glad a fellow inmate is on the mend (who's Pete?) It may be good/bad for your heart knowing that Trackhead is thinking about your HUGE ______ after posting that you like your 250!

As Pluric...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2009, 07:30 PM
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Posted By petevan
Wr 250

I thought I would get shunned for endorsing a "small" bike in this forum. I own a wr250r. I love it!!! The best bike I have ever owned. I have owned big bore 2-strokes and 4-strokes but no bike has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2009, 03:08 PM
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Posted By petevan
http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs111...

http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs111.snc3/15835_1190298723753_1416922362_30618626_3308936_n.jpg[/QUOTE]

I think it's awesome! I have always wanted to dual sport a big bore 2 stroke....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2009, 07:22 PM
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Posted By petevan
Fantastic Ride

Great ride and great company. Thanks for asking me to show you around.

Now lets do it again!!!!!!:evil

PS. As Pluric pointed out the section where the KTM boys are stuck is really steep and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2009, 10:31 AM
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Posted By petevan
On the Wr forum this is a hot issue. An...

On the Wr forum this is a hot issue. An aftermarket company has promised a bigger tank for a while now but keeps postponing production dates. Most guys are going with some sort of extra gas can/bag....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2009, 10:09 AM
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Posted By petevan
The WR250R. The WR250X looks fun for a track or...

The WR250R. The WR250X looks fun for a track or around town but the "R" has a broader scope of uses.

I highly recomend it!!!:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2009, 06:11 AM
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Posted By petevan
First Commute

I've had my WR250 for a few months now but this morning was the first chance I've had to commute on it. (Carpool, too much crap to carry, snowing, bla bla bla). I was really impressed with how it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By petevan
Congrats!

Congrats!!! I'm a teacher in a Salt Lake 'burb and this is my first year teaching. I too signed a 1 year, however,I got lucky early on and learned I was being transfered within the district. Our...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2009, 07:43 AM
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Posted By petevan
Definitely bring your bike. As of yesterday the...

Definitely bring your bike. As of yesterday the top was still inexcessible because of snow. The location I was at was 2-3 miles from the top and from where I stood the road looked really iced over....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2009, 07:30 AM
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Posted By petevan
BR the "B" is still too frozen. I left my house...

BR the "B" is still too frozen. I left my house at 9:00 and was back by 10:15 and I did a fair amount of messing around in the parking lot area. I would still give it until early to mid June before...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2009, 07:25 AM
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Posted By petevan
Mowing the lawn!!! Thats one of my favorite...

Mowing the lawn!!! Thats one of my favorite things!!! Going to the dump...that wonderful smell and all those lovely seagulls!!! I thought I did something fun?

Actually if I didn't have small kids...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2009, 09:57 AM
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Posted By petevan
This morning

I know it is early still but I have already been out and back. You have to take what you can get with two small children. The "B" is about 2 miles from my house so it usually my go to place when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2009, 09:11 PM
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Posted By petevan
Sorry about the little amount of detail

Sorry about not including more details. The Trans America Trail thing kind of got voted out. I just included it in my previous post because that is where I originally wanted to go. I didn't want...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2009, 07:52 PM
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Posted By petevan
Ride this June

Hey guys a while back I expressed some interest in doing a portion of the Trans America trail. I started a thread to start planning it. Specifically Salt Lake to Astoria. I was told by a fellow...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By petevan
Update

Hello All Just a update on this ride. Well there is no update. I have just taken my last final for the semester and am now able to think straight and actually plan something. A few post back I picked...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2009, 07:09 PM
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Posted By petevan
Here it is. I guess it was two years ago. :huh ...

Here it is. I guess it was two years ago. :huh (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=228669&highlight=morgan+bountiful)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2009, 04:31 PM
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Posted By petevan
About a year ago I brought this issue up and...

About a year ago I brought this issue up and someone answered it. I dig through some old post and try to find it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2009, 02:04 PM
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Posted By petevan
You'd be surprised how long snow lingers up...

You'd be surprised how long snow lingers up there. Most years the road to Farmington is not open untill mid June. Even then you find little patches of snow. I still want to do the ride from Morgan up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2009, 02:18 PM
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Posted By petevan
[QUOTE=frog]Any Utards heading to this? Four...

[QUOTE=frog]Any Utards heading to this? Four mile freakout.

www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=457269s (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=457269s)

It's in June so you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2009, 07:27 PM
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Posted By petevan
Petevan, I forgot to ask you. Has your son...

Petevan, I forgot to ask you. Has your son accepted his replacement family?

I don't blame you. You just don't mess with a mans KLR.:nono :lol3[/QUOTE]


When you sold me that KLR and bought...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2009, 07:10 PM
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Posted By petevan
What have you been watching

Pluric you have made several references to dominatrix lately. Have you been going through your "Exit to Eden" phase again?:evil...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2009, 08:28 AM
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Posted By petevan
Hick my $.02

I agree with pluric's advice. I am willing to bet that you'll not get anywhere and bridges will be burnt. Who know you might actually need these dealers in the future and it is best to not burn any...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2009, 06:32 AM
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Posted By petevan
Spring Break!

Hey Utards this is Spring Break for me. (4/6-4/10) I do have a long list of Honey Do's. However, I will be able to sneak off if anybody has the day off and wants to go riding.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By petevan
Ughhh testing we are testing at the end of April....

Ughhh testing we are testing at the end of April. I teach in resource. Most of my kids get to have the test read to them as part of there disability. Guess who gets to do it. Yup the noobie.......me....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By petevan
email sent. You are awesome, thank you!!!

email sent.

You are awesome, thank you!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By petevan
Thanks!

Thanks Hick, I really, really appreciate it!


Pete
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By petevan
Thanks

Hey that would great!!! Like I said above, I am willing to help with shipping and if your search around doesn't turn up anything, no problem. I am very flattered that you would take the time to look.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By petevan
Great idea!

This is my first year teaching. (I had a early mid-life crisis that resulted in a career change) That is a great suggestion, I will have to dig a little deeper to find out what resources I actually...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By petevan
thank you!

Anything you want to donate is perfectly fine with me. Just the fact that you want donate really impresses me. I didn't really know what to expect after posting this. You guys are top notch...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By petevan
Educator In Need

Hello Utards, Yep I'm a teacher. Everybody take a minute remind yourselves of the good ol' Junior High days. Now imagine being the teacher of yourself and it's March.:evil If you've forgotten the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2009, 06:52 AM
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Posted By petevan
I'm up for a Saturday morning ride, I have a new...

I'm up for a Saturday morning ride, I have a new WR205R that still hasn't seen dirt. But I have something going at 1:00 pm. So if someone has the same time requirements I'm in.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2009, 10:14 AM
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Posted By petevan
Hmmmm?

I might be in. I would probably bring the wife and kids and make a weekend out of it. I already used up my personal time so I would have to take off after work and pull in late Friday night. Actually...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By petevan
Tool Repair Wasatch Front

Hello Utards! I have a tool question that I was hoping someone could help my with. I have a oil-less Porter-cable pancake compressor that is over due for a rebuild. I have a few questions:

1. Is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-08-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By petevan
Thanks for your insight. After thinking it...

Thanks for your insight. After thinking it through I came to the same consensus, that it would be a little bit more than we could bite off. Let me ask you this. Every ride report that I have read...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-08-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By petevan
Sorry For The Delay

I never would have imagined a first year year teacher would be this preoccupied. I just can't stop think about what is going to be taught the next day. Anyway I think we should nail down a date, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2009, 11:20 PM
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Posted By petevan
Lost a Friend

I sold my KLR tonight to a guy in Denver that saw it on this site. He works 4 on 4 off so he loaded up wife and kids and came out and got it. I didn't think I would think anything of it, but I'm a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-25-2008, 09:02 PM
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Posted By petevan
Christmas was good to me this year!! Well I got...

Christmas was good to me this year!! Well I got this a few day before Christmas, now that I think of it I don't have any pictures yet. Anyway, I got a new 2008 WR250R. This bike is a blast to ride!!!...
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