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Old 07-16-2012, 03:33 PM   #81
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Originally Posted by Unstable Rider View Post
Question, have the more recently produced Ural rigs (750's) progressed past the once frequent need to tighten or check wheel spokes, uh, frequently?

Not a bash, by any means, just trying to extinguish a rumor (like, "all KLR's burn oil")


I actually see or perceive, possibly, some parallels between the KLR and Ural, as far as "helps if you are handy or familiar with some tools" type of thing, and the fact or concept that without much brain matter, you can't help but make some part or piece of it better or more reliable (or whittle a new part from a piece of wood and JB weld?)

I want a Ural pretty bad. It's on my list to keep the KLR company, as my budget allows.
I relaced my wheels with the new alloy rims, at first they needed to be tightened like the steel rims, but they now seem to not need anywhere near as much attention.
The front and sidecar wheels require virtually no tightening, it's mostly the pusher.
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