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Old 01-22-2015, 08:48 AM   #1
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Any experience with a Ural in or on a pickup bed?

Does anyone have experience traveling with a Ural sidecar rig in or on the bed of a Full size pickup? I realize they are too wide to just ride into the bed itself. To keep a long story sort of short, my wife and I have traveled with our dual sport bikes in the bed of our 2012 Tundra pickup(full size bed). My wife is having balance issues and we're thinking of buying a Ural or other sidecar set up. I've looked at the racks to carry ATV's over the bed but wonder if anyone has tried that or has any other ideas or suggestions. We pull a 20 travel trailer also.
Thanks for any help, Don
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Old 01-22-2015, 09:53 AM   #2
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I found this.

http://sovietsteeds.com/forums/viewt...&view=previous

Hope that is helpful
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Old 01-22-2015, 10:20 AM   #3
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This is a Chang sidecar (Chinese Ural clone) ONLY in the back of my pickemup truck. Not a lot of room left for an attached bike.

I think you would need a flatbed.
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Old 01-22-2015, 11:18 AM   #4
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Fits just fine in my F350.



Ex Home Depot Rental truck. Mine has a hydraulic dump which is the cat's meow.
You could change out your bed for a flat bed like mine. Those Home Depot beds show up for sale on the net sometimes.
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Old 01-22-2015, 07:57 PM   #5
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Does anyone have experience traveling with a Ural sidecar rig in or on the bed of a Full size pickup? I realize they are too wide to just ride into the bed itself. To keep a long story sort of short, my wife and I have traveled with our dual sport bikes in the bed of our 2012 Tundra pickup(full size bed). My wife is having balance issues and we're thinking of buying a Ural or other sidecar set up. I've looked at the racks to carry ATV's over the bed but wonder if anyone has tried that or has any other ideas or suggestions. We pull a 20 travel trailer also.
Thanks for any help, Don
I don't speak from experience only hearsay from conversing with buddies that ride with side cars who say they are a different animal handling wise so you may want to test one or at least proceed with caution once you do get one as they can be squirrely until you figure out how they handle at various speeds when turning each direction.

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Old 01-23-2015, 07:00 AM   #6
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I'd go with BarNone's solution, flatbed the truck. If your bed is in good shape you should be able to recover about half the cost of the flatbed.
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Old 01-23-2015, 07:37 AM   #7
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Trailer.


edit: Sorry, didn't fully read OP.
Can be done with a bit of work and willingness to take your time when loading. As a happy Ural owner I'd suggest considering considering other rigs also due to your size/ weight constraints.

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Old 01-23-2015, 08:51 AM   #8
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Trailer.
He says he's pulling a 20ft. camping trailer already.
Double trailers ? Not me.
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:57 AM   #9
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He says he's pulling a 20ft. camping trailer already.
Double trailers ? Not me.
Pulling two trailers isn't bad, you just need to think where your going.
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:13 AM   #10
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We hauled my wife's new to her F650with Ural hack home about 300 miles with front wheel in bed and rear wheel on tailgate. We had good tie downs and stopped to check a couple of times. May not work with trailer. We do have an overhead lift to unload. It would not be my first choice, but it did work once.
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:30 AM   #11
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thanks for the thoughts

Thanks for the thoughts, clearly isn't something that will be easy. Changing the bed out may be the best option. Again thanks, Don
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Old 01-23-2015, 12:05 PM   #12
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Here is a bed like the one on my truck on ebay.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ford-Aluminu...f44113&vxp=mtr

Make it a dump bed if you get it.
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Old 01-23-2015, 01:08 PM   #13
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ural carry

easy loading using remote control winch. 2x10 for rails to get above wheel wells. Some assembly required. Two aluminum ramps to tailgate then short 2x10 to connect ramps to platform rails. I've hauled the bike over 40,000 miles this way.
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Old 01-24-2015, 08:38 AM   #14
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Here is a little better picture of Walt's in the back of his truck:



Ernie carries his the same way in the back of his Dodge pickup while pulling a nice sized Airstream trailer behind it. I thought I had some pictures of Ernie's setup but I can not seem to find them.
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Old 01-24-2015, 04:44 PM   #15
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Thanks for the two pictures. That makes it seem much easier than some of the ideas I had using the ATV type setup. Any other pictures would be great. Thanks again, Don
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