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Forum: Hacks Today, 03:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,503
Posted By tbird649
If I end up replacing mine tomorrow, I may buy...

If I end up replacing mine tomorrow, I may buy the parts and build a spare to carry on trips.[/QUOTE]

IF you can actually find one! Lots of sites seem to list them, but when you get down to it,...
Forum: Hacks Today, 01:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,503
Posted By tbird649
Found it on Soviet Steeds. Microswitch USA or...

Found it on Soviet Steeds. Microswitch USA or Honeywell 1AV12F.
Forum: Hacks Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,503
Posted By tbird649
If I remember rightly, the actual sensor is a...

If I remember rightly, the actual sensor is a Honeywell component, but it is now obsolete. I cant remember the exact Honeywell part number. I think I found it is rated to 125 degrees C, which I would...
Forum: Hacks Today, 11:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,503
Posted By tbird649
Mine was about £60 (UK pounds) Just Googled...

Mine was about £60 (UK pounds)
Just Googled "Ural Hall Sensor" and Ural New England list them at $74.95 + postage
Forum: Hacks Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,503
Posted By tbird649
[QUOTE=PineyMountainRacing;26034070]electrical...

[QUOTE=PineyMountainRacing;26034070]electrical components and wiring?

When my Hall Sensor failed, it worked again of a fashion when it cooled down, took me 30 miles to make it fail again. (I still...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,503
Posted By tbird649
Just a Thought

Just a thought, may be worth checking. When the Hall Sensor failed on my 2008, initially the bike just packed up completely. After I trailered it home, the bloody thing started first go! Anyway, all...
Forum: Trials 01-25-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By tbird649
Unusual Trials Bikes

Saw these today, at the Talmag Trial, at Aldershot. I have seen a Douglas used before (why would you?!?!) but I have never seen an MV Agusta Trials bike. There was also a 500 Vincent, but he got away...
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By tbird649
Sorry, thought you meant LEGALLY, not warranty...

Sorry, thought you meant LEGALLY, not warranty wise :wink:

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Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By tbird649
Yes they are. You can also tow a trailer with a...

Yes they are. You can also tow a trailer with a solo.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,211
Posted By tbird649
Not sure HOW he did it, but essentially I have...

Not sure HOW he did it, but essentially I have modern damper rods etc inside my 1961 Triumph forks.
I have Betor MX shocks, trials one's would be better for the sections, but they are too soft for...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,521
Posted By tbird649
Dont know about the collection, What a...

Dont know about the collection, What a garage!!!!!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By tbird649
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Hacks 01-17-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
[/QUOTE] Bought mine with 6k on it, now...

[/QUOTE]


Bought mine with 6k on it, now got 15k, its much better all round, as I hope I am at riding it.
Keep it, you know it makes sense!:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,211
Posted By tbird649
It started out as a 1961 T100A, bathtub model. I...

It started out as a 1961 T100A, bathtub model. I bought it in the 1980's as a rough pre 65 trials bike. I used to live near a very clever man, Reg May, sadly gone now. Reg ,as well as being an...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,211
Posted By tbird649
My 500 Triumph

http://i1090.photobucket.com/albums/i376/tbird649/20140216_113334_zpsa9276849.jpg (http://s1090.photobucket.com/user/tbird649/media/20140216_113334_zpsa9276849.jpg.html)

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Forum: Hacks 01-14-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
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Forum: Hacks 01-08-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,029
Posted By tbird649
Yes, well said. Cyclepath, I am a bit younger...

Yes, well said.
Cyclepath, I am a bit younger than you (57), but same off road background, still competing on a 500 Triumph. Had my Ural 2 years now, yes, it was weird at first, but now I love it....
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-07-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By tbird649
You sure it was Thailand not Vietnam? Sounds like...

You sure it was Thailand not Vietnam? Sounds like www.exploreindochina.com
Highly recommended, been twice.:D
Forum: Hacks 12-30-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,057
Posted By tbird649
I'm getting confused here! Are you keeping it or...

I'm getting confused here! Are you keeping it or selling it?:evil
Forum: Hacks 12-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By tbird649
Was it under warranty?:evil

Was it under warranty?:evil
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By tbird649
Must be true, he read it on the internet...

Must be true, he read it on the internet !!!!!:rofl
Forum: Hacks 12-17-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By tbird649
Nor do fuel prices - goes up very quick, down...

Nor do fuel prices - goes up very quick, down very slow!
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,840
Posted By tbird649
Well Done

Excellent report and pictures, I thoroughly enjoyed it, thank you,:evil
Forum: Hacks 12-17-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By tbird649
Just got a reply. They will offer me 55 roubles...

Just got a reply. They will offer me 55 roubles to the euro til 5th January. XE currency exchange is saying todays rate is 81 roubles.
Forum: Hacks 12-17-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By tbird649
Dont Hold Your Breath

I just emailed a company in Ektairinberg, Russia that offers Ural Sidecar holidays in the Ural mountains. Prices on the website are in Roubles and Euros.
Previously I had thought its way too...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,957
Posted By tbird649
My collie cross, Monty is the same. Friendliest...

My collie cross, Monty is the same. Friendliest dog in the world. UNLESS he is protecting
either my van or his sidecar!
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By tbird649
We went with www.exploreindochina.com This...

We went with www.exploreindochina.com
This was my second trip with them, we did a 6 day trip two up on a solo Ural a couple of years ago. This was 11 days, North from Hanoi following the Chinese...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By tbird649
Right Side Wrong Side

Just remembered I said I would post my experience of riding an outfit with the sidecar on the other side. I have only been riding an outfit for 2 years, in the UK, so my chair is on the correct...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,056
Posted By tbird649
Learning to pilot an Outfit

As a fairly new sidecarist, (two years) I can only remember too well thinking that my outfit had a brain of its own (not a very good one at that!) Some corners were OK, you think you have it sussed,...
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
Another thing, go back a click from the current...

Another thing, go back a click from the current thread, ie back from "why you shouldnt buy a Ural" to the list of threads.
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
Left hand side, go up from here, just above first...

Left hand side, go up from here, just above first thread, it says "new thread"
Make sure you are signed in though, else that may not be there.
Welcome in, by the way:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
There's no syncro's full stop!

There's no syncro's full stop!
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
Well you are happy, more important, wife is...

Well you are happy, more important, wife is happy, dog will soon get used to it and be happy, so GOOD RESULT:clap
My dog was a bit wary at first, now if I walk anywhere near the bike shed, he is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 38,180
Posted By tbird649
Thank You

Excellent report. Excellent pictures. That is what I really call a tour of Europe. Well done and thanks again.
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 38,180
Posted By tbird649
Glad you are back, are you in your car? Fabulous...

Glad you are back, are you in your car? Fabulous pictures. I visited Etna in the 60's, as a kid of about 9 years old, it is one of those memories that is etched into my mind.:clap
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
Choke On 750

Choke on the 750 is not a butterfly as on the earlier bikes. When you pull the "choke" knobs, you actually introduce another jet into the system to provide more fuel to enrichen the mixture, rather...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 270,358
Posted By tbird649
Ah, now you're talking, off road Triumphs...........

Ah, now you're talking, off road Triumphs........

http://i1090.photobucket.com/albums/i376/tbird649/20140216_113334_zpsa9276849.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 678,032
Posted By tbird649
Is that US gallons? When I went to skool 4.5l = 1...

Is that US gallons? When I went to skool 4.5l = 1 imp gal and 100km = 62miles
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,521
Posted By tbird649
BP and SP?

Unless you know something we dont, there is no such thing as a Scottish Pound. :evil It is a GB pound, Pound Sterling. Maybe after September it will be different!!!
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 515,563
Posted By tbird649
I do not consider myself a "biker". I...

I do not consider myself a "biker".


I must agree with that bit, I bloody hate being called a "biker" I am a MOTORCYCLIST.:nod
(or Urallist)
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