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Old 11-01-2013, 05:37 PM   #20476
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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   #20477
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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   #20478
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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   #20479
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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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Old 11-02-2013, 08:14 AM   #20480
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Hi Sweet Pea,

I did see your bike on KSL and wondered what you were doing.
Anyway, here is a shameless plug....

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218...arch=&ad_cid=1
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Old 11-02-2013, 08:22 AM   #20481
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Buzzard sun tunnels?

Hey, Buzzard! I got a kitchen pass if you're still going.

Could my vstrom w/ anakee's handle the silver mtn loop?
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Old 11-02-2013, 08:25 AM   #20482
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Hey, Buzzard! I got a kitchen pass if you're still going.

Could my vstrom w/ anakee's handle the silver mtn loop?
I've never done this loop but looking at the website, the Strom should be fine.
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:37 PM   #20483
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Hi Sweet Pea,

I did see your bike on KSL and wondered what you were doing.
Anyway, here is a shameless plug....

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218...arch=&ad_cid=1
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.
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Old 11-02-2013, 01:21 PM   #20484
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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.
I've got a garage full of those.

I decided to go to the lake instead of the tunnel ride. What a beautiful day!

Went out on a kayak for a while to check out how the fishing was going.



Check out this beauty they landed as I pulled up.



I'm off to the hills now.


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Old 11-02-2013, 04:42 PM   #20485
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Tried some trails I had not been on before. Ran into some of this white stuff in the shady spots.



Then into a trail blocker. Did not have a chain saw with me so it was low gear and around it.



More virgin trail.



More rock than I was man to go over it.



Glamor shot...

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Old 11-02-2013, 05:40 PM   #20486
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swoooosh

Lots of easy dirt if you could keep your eyes off the scenery and on the road.



More to explore near Wendover! Great ride buzzsaw!
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Old 11-02-2013, 07:16 PM   #20487
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Lots of easy dirt if you could keep your eyes off the scenery and on the road.
More to explore near Wendover! Great ride buzzsaw!
Good day, next time we will find the Sun Tunnels.










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Old 11-02-2013, 09:02 PM   #20488
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Good day, next time we will find the Sun Tunnels.

the sun tunnels are bout twice as far north as we rode. here comes winter!
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Old 11-03-2013, 08:04 AM   #20489
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WTF?

Today I wake up to this????

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Old 11-03-2013, 11:52 AM   #20490
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Guardsman pass is closed, FYI.
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