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Forum: Hacks 11-25-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,970
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
This one is begging for a reason why it broke...

This one is begging for a reason why it broke down or at least a good Ural-esque name for the bit that stops it working. Hand Grenade Server? Upgrade to a different software predicted on the 2012...
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
He's still about doing very interesting stuff on...

He's still about doing very interesting stuff on two and three wheels and pops up on other sites if not this one.

Andy
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Skype, it's free tha noz. Andy

Skype, it's free tha noz.

Andy
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,842
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Fantastic! Thank you for posting. How does...

Fantastic! Thank you for posting.

How does one sign up for this? I need a target date to get my Saxon Tour (OK it was made after the Wall came down) back on the road and this fits perfectly.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,306
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
It is related to the sensor. The air gap is...

It is related to the sensor. The air gap is either too big or there is runout on the toothed wheel. Do not credit the ABS with intelligence, it's a 1980's analogue programme transfered to digital...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 54,069
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Too many pies? Brake sticking? :lol3 We...

Too many pies? Brake sticking? :lol3

We did once do 600 miles in 8 hours, two up with camping gear for a month including things only my wife considers essential, but I was promissed (and...
Forum: Hacks 11-15-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,588
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
I'd suggest Claude or Jay might be able to answer...

I'd suggest Claude or Jay might be able to answer but anyone unfamiliar will need pictures of the sidecar frame and fastening.

Frame weight isn't the issue IMHO, it's strength to deal with the...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Do you mind. I have only one issue with...

Do you mind.

I have only one issue with foil heads: The constant highjacking of this general riding site to promote your chosen brand with comments that may be misunderstood. If someone asks...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,455
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
The first thing you need to do is get your hands...

The first thing you need to do is get your hands on an oufit. Do one of the training courses or go see a Ural dealer. An outfit is nothing like any other vehicle. Would you spend this much cash on...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3 +1 to what Windmill...

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

+1 to what Windmill said. It's up to Ural if they want to attract an investment partner to pay for the new gearbox, EFI etc. or want to continue down the path of paint and...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,050
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
No 5 speed wide ratio gearbox then :hide ...

No 5 speed wide ratio gearbox then :hide

Sorry, wrong thread :lol3

Andy
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
The only regrettable part of the whole thing I...

The only regrettable part of the whole thing I believe Bonnevilles were involved in was where Steve McQueen crashed while chasing himself in a made up bit of a story that didn't need anything making...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
:huh The "Why a 30 HP outfit worked in...

:huh

The "Why a 30 HP outfit worked in 1942" can be answered as:

1. People were smaller in general, child health and size are poor/small from the industrial revolution until the economic...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,695
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
I've done three but won't be going again. ...

I've done three but won't be going again.

Some of this might be useful:

https://sites.google.com/site/threewheelbonnienonbike/the-elefant-2010

Buy a huge can of WD40 (they don't seem to...
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,890
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Heddingham? Andy

Heddingham?

Andy
Forum: Hacks 11-03-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Mr. DanMC200 is new and possibly a little...

Mr. DanMC200 is new and possibly a little confused about the term "hack" as in "crude Yank slang description for a sidecar combination" as against "hack" in one of it's proper usages as "a vehicle...
Forum: Hacks 11-03-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,538
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Ah, the old soggy rope trick :clap Glad you...

Ah, the old soggy rope trick :clap

Glad you got a few miles in.

I've just bought a pair of these:...
Forum: Hacks 11-03-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
:lol3 Well of course. As Anti-Foilhead in carnate...

:lol3 Well of course. As Anti-Foilhead in carnate I should indeed be attributed with the power to change Ip address, make your rockers crack, cause your alternator to explode (old trick, bored of...
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Who mentioned the ultimate Ural. Doesn't the guy...

Who mentioned the ultimate Ural. Doesn't the guy just want an off road outfit with multiple gears?

Andy
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
If you are capable of adding gearbox bits to a...

If you are capable of adding gearbox bits to a Ural you can surely start with anything? Why limit yourself to dodgy Russian metalurgy and 30 HP when there are a greater number of BMW's, assorted...
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Post #17 above? I'll go do something with...

Post #17 above?

I'll go do something with my "Nipponese Toy" toys now. Enjoy.

Andy
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
When the foilhead propaganda ceases telling...

When the foilhead propaganda ceases telling potential new sidecarists that a 30 HP pushrod flat twin will meet their every desire I will no longer feel the need to counter it. There are single marque...
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
I'd say they compare to modern bikes because that...

I'd say they compare to modern bikes because that is what most people are used to, it's what a proportion of us might like Ural to make (70 HP FI, still air cooled, keep the reverse, fit disks all...
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,366
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Lemieuxmc, it's pointless trying to talk to the...

Lemieuxmc, it's pointless trying to talk to the foil heads, they'll counter anything you say with "Ural does it better" or "you don't need to do that". Tell them you want to compete in moto GP and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,229
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Are you suggesting it's used like one or he...

Are you suggesting it's used like one or he should get one? Why swap? The pipes burn your leg and stop you fitting full luggage and those missing ten horse power make the motorway painful. Having...
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
One to avoid like the plague: My outfit...

One to avoid like the plague:

My outfit came with the Ford calliper mentioned above, plumbed in mixed copper and braided to a BMW front master cylinder. The lever on this had been drilled to take...
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,967
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Now I read this differently to you guys. A...

Now I read this differently to you guys.

A Triumph Tiger master cylinder connected to a Triumph Tiger calliper will work regardless of the line length. The longer the line, the harder it is to...
Forum: Hacks 10-21-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,697
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Did your massive experience include every model...

Did your massive experience include every model of bike?

A 290cc MZ that siezed on me after 120 miles of slipping clutch due to the Oxford muffs pressing on the clutch lever isn't what we'd call...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 33,766
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Exactly. A 3x1 R71 carries three soldiers with...

Exactly. A 3x1 R71 carries three soldiers with zero protection and limited off road capability but is simple to maintain by guys who owned their own bikes and is made in a factory that is up and...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,697
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
The Oxford/Hippo hand types work well but I do...

The Oxford/Hippo hand types work well but I do find them annoying as too small to take a gloved hand in and out of. It's no use when you can't wipe the snow off your visor because the ***ing hand...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,542
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Great pictures. The electronic relay that...

Great pictures.

The electronic relay that plugs straight in seems to have a built in resistor according to my meter. I must say when I bought it (same price as standard, lets you use any bulb you...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,542
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
How does that work? The LED turn signals have a...

How does that work? The LED turn signals have a resistor, you just warm up a different bit of metal. Never have to change a bulb again of course. You'll have no power worries, 55W heated jacked, 30 W...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,066
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Tyre studs or a sidecar and ride in the snow. ...

Tyre studs or a sidecar and ride in the snow.

Tenner says I can name a motorcycle brand that sells "Petrol Preserver for the closed season" :lol3

Andy
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,820
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Not that I'm likely to be a big consideration in...

Not that I'm likely to be a big consideration in this (won't be buying one until they hit 70 HP and 6000 mile oil changes), but I'd take a spare wheel with a disk that would fit any corner over...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,229
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Well played Sir, a man after my own heart :thumb ...

Well played Sir, a man after my own heart :thumb

Triumph think we all want to dress up as Steve McQueen and drink coffee ten miles from home. Idiots don't realise they made the bike Ted Simon...
Forum: Hacks 09-18-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Is the Harley manual measuring somewhere weird...

Is the Harley manual measuring somewhere weird like a sloping bit of frame?

It has to lean out as measured at the wheels/swing arm/straight bit of frame parallel to the engine bore etc, but this...
Forum: Hacks 09-18-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
I've done tunnels in Norways and owned a 650...

I've done tunnels in Norways and owned a 650 Ural. There will be no issue with power when it's working, it's only when you add headwinds that you get OVLOV or three pointed stars filling the mirrors....
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,766
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
I assume this is an outfit rather than some...

I assume this is an outfit rather than some attempt to make a Fred Flintstone style solo?

I had one on an R1100R outfit. The tank slaping bar to bar gyrations at 80 mph were interesting. Dealing...
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,261
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
Any sort of sub-forum where I don't have to wade...

Any sort of sub-forum where I don't have to wade through the "I fitted Dynarod bars to my Sportster" guff before getting to the sidecar builds please.

That or they go straight in the basement...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,011
Posted By Threewheelbonnie
If the traffic goes at that speed, just do it. No...

If the traffic goes at that speed, just do it. No idea about RPM as I don't have a rev counter but you can sit at just below 100 if you really want to. You will notice however that keeping it below...
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