Originally Posted by Wambo
Did you actually really need to use the 2wd on your Gear-Up on your trip? Do you think the Tourist would make it?
A fellow Ural rider I ran into some months back told me of the tale of his ride up to Alaska and back on a '95 650cc Ural (1wd) with his wife in the hack and all their gear piled on. He had many adventures but no mechanical problems. He did strike me rather mechanically gifted, though.