Originally Posted by Thermos
You don't want to get your hands dirty, this is the wrong bike.\
What he said.
I got a Ural in part because I wanted to gain more experience with wrenching than a modern bike typically provides. Mine has been quite reliable, but it definitely requires more owner involvement.
"You wouldn't be riding a motorcycle if you weren't an optimist."
- Matthew Crawford
2005 Ural Tourist, 2000 Kawasaki W650