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by NorthernPete
Sat Jan 15, 2022 2:01 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure
Replies: 386
Views: 318355

Re: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure

Well I pulled the pin on the job in BC just before Xmas. Being 3 time zones away from the family just wasn’t doing it for me so I found something a little closer. I’m working about an hour north of Thunder Bay at a palladium mine. Good camp, less travel and some better pay. But half way through my f...
by NorthernPete
Sat Jan 15, 2022 1:58 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Blog of Blues
Replies: 1529
Views: 570342

Re: The Blog of Blues

That’s shitty for your insurance to not cover you. They’re always trying to find ways to not pay out. But lord forbid you’re late on paying them.
by NorthernPete
Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 1986 Suzuki Intruder VS700 Knock?
Replies: 7
Views: 18723

Re: 1986 Suzuki Intruder VS700 Knock?

Bring it to a shop and get a good tune up done. For 500 bucks, you can spend an hour or two shop rate and still come out ahead.
by NorthernPete
Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: What did you do today...
Replies: 5489
Views: 4912134

Re: What did you do today...

Well, you need a COVID test, but there are free options available. (Walgreens has an ID now test that is available at no cost. Fully acceptable NAAT test. Results in a couple hours.
by NorthernPete
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: What did you do today...
Replies: 5489
Views: 4912134

Re: What did you do today...

Today was fly out day from work. Ina hotel in Toronto and tomorrow I fly to the USA to see the wife and kids. Haven’t been home since start of September. After this time though it’ll be the last time I have to fly home, since they’re finally reopening the us border to Canadian land traffic in a coup...
by NorthernPete
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure
Replies: 386
Views: 318355

Re: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure

Well came back for my second run. And found out this is something called “the rainy season”. Yeah, it lives up to its name. Lol
by NorthernPete
Mon Sep 27, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure
Replies: 386
Views: 318355

Re: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure

Been out here for three weeks on this rotation. So far not too bad. The time difference for talking to the family sucks a bit though.
by NorthernPete
Sat Sep 25, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Compare
Replies: 3
Views: 14363

Re: Compare

The blast is a 500. Way bigger, also a different style of bike. Apples to oranges. Would depend on what you want to do. The fact you can buy the 250 on Amazon makes me a little suspicious of the quality.
by NorthernPete
Sat Sep 25, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Opinions on selling a low milage bike
Replies: 8
Views: 16375

Re: Opinions on selling a low milage bike

I sold one not long ago myself. Very good bikes.
by NorthernPete
Sat Sep 25, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure
Replies: 386
Views: 318355

Re: NorthernPetes Bike Adventure

Got a job at Myra falls mine in strathcona park on Vancouver island. Very pretty out this way. Doing construction mining in some old mines in the area. Prepping for decommissioning and what not. Pretty neat.