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Forum: Hacks 06-15-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,373
Views: 634,743
Posted By davide
No worries, it will start soon enough and right...

No worries, it will start soon enough and right when you are in a hurry 4 something pressing...!:baldy
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By davide
you should have stopped and asked, everybody...

you should have stopped and asked, everybody knows you meet the nicest people on a Honda..! :D
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-12-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,473
Posted By davide
"Research, preparation, and some likely spares in...

"Research, preparation, and some likely spares in your bag will get you through more..."

+1 on this. In the summer of '09 I took a modern Vespa from Omaha to Kanab, Utah, then doubled back through...
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By davide
Looking fwd to the pics. I too am an admirer of...

Looking fwd to the pics. I too am an admirer of Bob's work...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-16-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By davide
Thanx!

Thanx!
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-15-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By davide
LML Star

In Italy the Star (Stella) is sold by LML Italia with a 125/150/200cc 4 stroke with manual transmission and 125/150cc 4stroke with automatic transmission. They also still sell the original 2 stroke...
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-27-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,113
Posted By davide
Conchscooter, you are absolutely right when you...

Conchscooter, you are absolutely right when you say that in Italy (or in Costa Rica) urban scootering is more of a necessity than a passion for the general public. In fact, back home, the "Riders"...
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-23-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,113
Posted By davide
I enjoyed the read and the pics. Thank you for...

I enjoyed the read and the pics. Thank you for taking the time...

I am also originally from Italy and rode Piaggio, mainly Ciao, Boxer and Vespas since 14yo. I moved to the US when I was in my...
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,244
Posted By davide
The lower centre of mass (not gravity, but that...

The lower centre of mass (not gravity, but that is a whole other discussion...) different size wheels and the lack of extra gear/accessories give it that svelte feeling...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,383
Posted By davide
Buy a 2013 left over and upgrade the steering...

Buy a 2013 left over and upgrade the steering dampner and spin on filter and done!
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,018
Posted By davide
In Italy we call it the "Simpatico factor (=...

In Italy we call it the "Simpatico factor (= charming/nice)..."

Vespas, Lambrettas, certain Moto Guzzi models, etc. all have it. VW buses and Urals too.

These are the vehicles that promote a...
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By davide
That's a great offer and one that helps new...

That's a great offer and one that helps new comers to the world of hacks get their feet wet before committing to a new or used expensive rig... :clap
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,321
Posted By davide
Just curious... The FI stumble seems a known...

Just curious... The FI stumble seems a known issue, how come the dealers do not upgrade mapping prior to customers taking delivery..?
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By davide
Gorgeous. Yes, more pics of the bike please...

Gorgeous. Yes, more pics of the bike please...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,602
Posted By davide
Forgive me, guys, I might be missing the point,...

Forgive me, guys, I might be missing the point, but in all my travels whenever I get a flat, I simply pull the wheel and replace the tube with a spare one. Then, I patch the tube at some later point....
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,730
Posted By davide
Well, you are a very experienced hack pilot, so...

Well, you are a very experienced hack pilot, so you can certainly "experiment" a little while still being safe then share your feedback for the benefit of the less seasoned ones (like me, because I...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,730
Posted By davide
As soon as I read your first lines, I immediately...

As soon as I read your first lines, I immediately thought front tire...

I had the same issue about 30 years ago touring around Scotland on a borrowed Royal Enfield rig. The mechanic in the motor...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,542
Posted By davide
Subscribed! :lurk I always enjoy your build...

Subscribed! :lurk

I always enjoy your build threads...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,204
Posted By davide
1) Call ABC Liquors & set up an account 2) Have...

1) Call ABC Liquors & set up an account
2) Have several cases of vodka delivered
3) Stock up on aspirin
4) Stock up on 7.62 rounds for your AK 47
5) Set up firing range in backyard
Then start...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,067
Posted By davide
Great look. You really do excellent work. Thanx 4...

Great look. You really do excellent work. Thanx 4 sharing it with us...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,290
Posted By davide
Ural seems to have a solid track record of...

Ural seems to have a solid track record of standing behind their product... I believe that being the 2014 model year a sort of new beginning for them, they will go the extra mile to recall, debug,...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,773
Posted By davide
88K clicks in 6 yrs and his only...

88K clicks in 6 yrs and his only transportation... A true Uralista! :clap
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,671
Posted By davide
Between 2004 and 2008 I lived off the grid in the...

Between 2004 and 2008 I lived off the grid in the woods in a remote area of Norcal and to reach my tiny cabin I had to climb up a "Driveway" that was about a mile and a half long, very narrow and in...
Forum: Hacks 02-08-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,517
Posted By davide
Thanx for this post: I read it with interest and...

Thanx for this post: I read it with interest and I find your comments about the simplicity of the set up/handling very educational. The rig looks beautiful and the painted tank is indeed remarkable.
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,248
Posted By davide
Probably by ringing him up. Here is the contact...

Probably by ringing him up. Here is the contact info:

5100 Holopaw Rd
Saint Cloud, FL 34773
(407) 892-1901
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,625
Posted By davide
I was wondering about the skid plate when I saw...

I was wondering about the skid plate when I saw the previous pic... Was gonna ask you what you did with the rest of the Sherman Tank you must have parted out! :D
It looks great, btw.
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,248
Posted By davide
You should contact Gene at Holopaw Corvette,a...

You should contact Gene at Holopaw Corvette,a Ural dealer in Florida and 650 expert. He might be able to offer some valid points + he can probably get you any parts you need to bring over. The vodka...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,248
Posted By davide
Mallet, duct tape, vodka.

Mallet, duct tape, vodka.
Forum: Hacks 02-02-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,517
Posted By davide
I like it! Good work! :clap

I like it! Good work! :clap
Forum: Hacks 01-29-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By davide
No, they went back to the RPOS Capacitor that has...

No, they went back to the RPOS Capacitor that has a tendency to self destruct and shower the timing gears with shrapnel :D
Ok, I will stop now...
Forum: Hacks 01-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By davide
I know a sure way to re-start this thread with a...

I know a sure way to re-start this thread with a vengeance:
What kind of motor oil should I use on a 2014 Ural? I plan to ride from areas plagued by scorching heat to other ones where the temps drop...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,517
Posted By davide
Thanx 4 the reply! They really look great and add...

Thanx 4 the reply! They really look great and add a nice finishing touch to the rig.

As for the small rift in this thread, here are my 2 cents since I sort of commented myself on how Warkshop...
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,517
Posted By davide
I spent some time checking out your site and it...

I spent some time checking out your site and it is very interesting and educational. You do great work and I appreciate how candid you are about your building process. Good pics of many different set...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,517
Posted By davide
I too am enjoying reading and learning from you....

I too am enjoying reading and learning from you. Excellent thread, keep it coming! :clap
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,517
Posted By davide
Ahahaha, that's quite funny! You handled the...

Ahahaha, that's quite funny! You handled the whole thing with class... :clap It was a classic "Forum-bombing..."

Nice work, by the way! Keep the pics coming and how about one of the whole rig, tug...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,140
Posted By davide
"Anyhow I am a little disappointed to see so much...

"Anyhow I am a little disappointed to see so much criticism here of someone's sidecar outfit that is related to looks only. Looks (aesthetics) are a personal thing."

Well put, Claude. Aren't...
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,937
Posted By davide
#4): :clap

#4): :clap
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,937
Posted By davide
Here is my 2 cents for whatever they are worth......

Here is my 2 cents for whatever they are worth...

Whenever I take off for an extended adventure (no matter what the mc is) I take 4 "kits" with me:

-Standard Tool Kit that came from...
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,726
Posted By davide
Your is in mho the best set up I have ever seen...

Your is in mho the best set up I have ever seen on a Ural! I love the look!
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,726
Posted By davide
I would also add that it depends on the intended...

I would also add that it depends on the intended use: if you are planning some adventure rides in remote areas south of the border, for example, you might want the carburated version, easier to tune...
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