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Forum: Hacks 05-04-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy All, I have to tell you, one of the...

Howdy All,

I have to tell you, one of the greatest experiences of my life was when I rode as monkey in Tarka's Ural whilst in the UK, France and Belgium. It was pretty cool in the UK, however...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
[QUOTE=Bar None;26707294] As "I" was...

[QUOTE=Bar None;26707294]

As "I" was mentioned in this post, I will reply.

So far this is the ONLY case of its kind that has happened to my or IMWA's knowledge. I am making an "ASSUMPTION"...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy DesertZuki, What I am going to say is...

Howdy DesertZuki,

What I am going to say is MY OPINION and in plain English so that there is no misunderstanding, if you NEED to drive-ride at a constant 70mph, DO NOT BUY A URAL. I know full...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Tighe, "Go west young man" you'll...

Howdy Tighe,

"Go west young man" you'll never regret it. :deal

I have taken the liberty to forward this post to Ilya, he's been hinting for years that there "might" be a trip to Irbit in my...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Tighe, I just learned from my...

Howdy Tighe,

I just learned from my mistakes, no one had ever taken a Ural to the places I first took them here in the USA so I just figured why not try my luck and see what happened. Many broken...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy DesertZuki, Simple answers to your...

Howdy DesertZuki,

Simple answers to your main questions, ONE the Ural is NOT a freeway flyer, TWO the Ural is NOT a Jeep.

When on a freeway drive in the SLOW lane and let others pass you, yeah...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,718
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Dana, Well you have to buy another rig...

Howdy Dana,

Well you have to buy another rig to keep up with me, I am now up to four sidecar rigs, three Ural's and the GS. Looks like a very nice front fork on your new rig be sure to give us a...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 18,899
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Claude, I have posted this before,...

Howdy Claude,

I have posted this before, this is what my front fender looks like AFTER the I installed the spacer which was supplied to me by DMC, still not much for clearance as compared to...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Bar None, You rang, what can I do for...

Howdy Bar None,

You rang, what can I do for you today?
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 18,899
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy DRONE, Thanks for posting those...

Howdy DRONE,

Thanks for posting those photos, it clearly shows the MASSIVE difference in fender clearance between the two types of steering mods. Sure wish I had known about this before I spent...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy mallorypaige, As DRONE, said I have...

Howdy mallorypaige,

As DRONE, said I have been doing the Black Dog, for a long time, IT IS NOT A RACE but that is not to say that at times the urge to pass a fellow rider doesn't enter into the...
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy bcanon, I so envy those who have...

Howdy bcanon,

I so envy those who have photoshop skills, had I such knowledge the world as we know it would never look the same. Have you joined "Soviet Steeds" yet, if not wander over there lots...
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy bcanon, Your going to fit in quite...

Howdy bcanon,

Your going to fit in quite well with the regular Uralista collective, none of us take ourselves seriously, we are all a bit off, you have to be a bit eccentric to be a true "foil...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy bcanon, portlandia is the hipster...

Howdy bcanon,

portlandia is the hipster haven, but the seattle area has it share for sure. The hat, long sideburns, handle bar type mustache and plaid shirt gave you away, not there is anything...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy bcanon, My eyes, my eyes, a hipster on...

Howdy bcanon,

My eyes, my eyes, a hipster on a Ural, and the world turns.................:clap
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Rich, Under the right conditions, like...

Howdy Rich,

Under the right conditions, like mud, snow and sometimes nasty dirt or gravel roads the darn Ural's can really haul the mail, back in 07 maybe 08 if I remember correctly a guy on a KTM...
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Rich, Thanks for the information. ...

Howdy Rich,

Thanks for the information. Heck yeah lets meet up at this years Black Dog, bring and ride your Ural you'll have a great time with it. See you there.

Dave
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mr. Cob
Again my thanks for the suggestions. :clap

Again my thanks for the suggestions. :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,235
Posted By Mr. Cob
Damn Peter, You could buy five KLR's for...

Damn Peter,

You could buy five KLR's for that kinda bread, teefs are over rated anyway. :freaky
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Claude, Not wanting to get involved...

Howdy Claude,

Not wanting to get involved any more then I am in this shite fest :lol3 how about sending me a PM and let me know whats on your mind. :deal
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Kermie, I guess I should welcome you...

Howdy Kermie,

I guess I should welcome you to ADV-Rider, to bad you choose such a fucked up thread to make your first post in. I have known you long enough to know your just jerkin my chain but...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mr. Cob
Short answer, NO. A Ural, is a Ural, is a Ural,...

Short answer, NO. A Ural, is a Ural, is a Ural, mechanically or structurally.

Ural's are one and the same except for one wheel drive, two wheel drive, paint and or accessories. The only really...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mr. Cob
Just a guess but having 18 inch wheels instead of...

Just a guess but having 18 inch wheels instead of 19 inch, no luggage racks, no windshields, a solo seat, no spare tire, no extra fuel cans, no extra lights, "possibly" no tool kit would drop the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy All, Thanks for the suggestions, I am...

Howdy All,

Thanks for the suggestions, I am doing some map reading now. :evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 162,752
Posted By Mr. Cob
Will be keeping track of posts on South and Steel Pass conditions.

Howdy All,

Its been three years since I have been to Death valley, going to be there the first two weeks of March on the Ural as usual. I have never been to Death Valley this late in the year,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Mr. Cob
Educate me on neat roads to ride around Sparks Nevada.

Howdy All,

I am going to be attending a HDT-RV rally headquartered at a camp ground in Sparks Nevada, the rally runs from June 18th to the 21st. I am thinking about spending a few days either...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
If you haven't already done this, I am "assuming"...

If you haven't already done this, I am "assuming" after reading this post that you have not done any type of weld repair to the cracks and that they are still there; I would suggest drilling a small...
Forum: Hacks 02-08-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mr. Cob
Thumb Anyone live near "Reno Nevada" any good Hack riding there?

Howdy All,

I have some time to kill and looking for folks to help with that task. I am going to a HDT, Heavy Duty Truck, rally held at a camp ground in or near Sparks Nevada, the rally dates are...
Forum: Hack Vendors 01-27-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,647
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Claude, That is a very nice looking...

Howdy Claude,

That is a very nice looking part, I like that it now has steel threads for the steel ball threads to mesh with. :clap:clap:clap

I have your competitors rake reducing triple tree...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy hugemoth, Thanks for the info.

Howdy hugemoth,

Thanks for the info.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy TUCKERS, My transportation once I...

Howdy TUCKERS,

My transportation once I arrive at the camp ground is my Ural, if bikes aren't allowed or are a problem, it won't work for me.
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,519
Posted By Mr. Cob
I am interested in this build, pass the beer I am...

I am interested in this build, pass the beer I am runnin low. :lurk
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy All, I play in the snow all the time...

Howdy All,

I play in the snow all the time with my Ural.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Joe, Thanks for the info, I'll need to...

Howdy Joe,

Thanks for the info, I'll need to run the generator from time to time to recharge batteries, I eliminated that camp ground from our possible sites.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Larryboy, The plan is to arrive at...

Howdy Larryboy,

The plan is to arrive at Stove Pipe Wells NPS camp ground on March 1st, then move to Sunset NPS camp ground on March 8th, leave from there to come back home on the morning of March...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy Larryboy, Thanks for your post and the...

Howdy Larryboy,

Thanks for your post and the info. As to the bar, I am to cheap to drink at a bar, I just buy a jug and pass it around a camp fire whilst swapping lies with friends. :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy avejoe, Thanks for the tip, I did the...

Howdy avejoe,

Thanks for the tip, I did the google earth thing, should be plenty of room.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy RandyM, Thats what I was hoping to...

Howdy RandyM,

Thats what I was hoping to hear, I have driven-riding by that camp ground a hundred times but have never checked it out. All I need is a huge parking area, I carry everything else I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Mr. Cob
Need info on Stove Pipe Wells & Sunset camp grounds in DV

Howdy All,

I didn't make any plans to camp in Death Valley this year until about an hour ago, yes I know DUMB. For the size site I need, my truck-trailer combination is 65 feet long, Furnace...
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 584,767
Posted By Mr. Cob
Howdy mesacactus, Its "Cob", NOT Cobb. A...

Howdy mesacactus,

Its "Cob", NOT Cobb. A "Crabby old bastard", I am. I am NOT a Crabby old bald bastard. :deal
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