Finally decided.

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by IsAnOzzie, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. IsAnOzzie

    IsAnOzzie Been here awhile

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    After much lurking and reading of these pages, I pick up a new Ural Gear Up this Thursday. I considered a VStrom 1ooo to hack but had a brain fart over the subframe etc. I have a sidecar which is a Ural copy that I was going to use but jumped in and splurged on a new rig. So anywho its now only 2 sleeps till pick up day. I just hope its not one of those built the day after the red square parade when everyone is hung over!!
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  2. Andrew2

    Andrew2 Team 250

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    Congatulations mate.Where are you located?.

    Cheers
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  3. IsAnOzzie

    IsAnOzzie Been here awhile

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    I am in the study right now. I must say I was feeling a bit Indian about the Ural. that is to say I had reservations, but having read so much here I feel happy about the purchase.

    (Turramurra, Sydney)
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  4. Tarka

    Tarka Doesn't wave back.

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    A good choice Sir,and congrats on the purchase.

    Pics.......we`ll be needing pics. :D
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  5. Andrew2

    Andrew2 Team 250

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    Good onya:rofl :rofl.There's a ural outfit comes down from Sydney to the Historic aircraft museum ocassionally.Looked good to me.

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    Sorry for the poor quality but only had my phone.
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  6. IsAnOzzie

    IsAnOzzie Been here awhile

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    I was thinking of the desert camo but its just a bit too BRIGHT. so went with the green. pics will follow shortly.
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  7. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    Right or wrong, you can't be shy on a Ural!!:lol3
    good luck with it, hope it suits. Keep it off the bitumen & let it dance!
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  8. IsAnOzzie

    IsAnOzzie Been here awhile

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    On any outfit you get noticed, but I suspect the Ural will be a little more noticeable. I wont be using it as a getaway vehicle, for more than one reason.
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  9. IsAnOzzie

    IsAnOzzie Been here awhile

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    Half past midnight, cant sleep..... bring on Thursday...... :wings:wings
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  10. gec343

    gec343 Been here awhile

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    A new green Gear Up, you're in for a treat. I love my Tourist, but the 2WD will be my next purchase. Even though 2WD is normally not needed, it is nice to have just in case.
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  11. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer Been here awhile

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    From a new Gear-Up owner to a newer one, right on.:clap
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  12. tony the tiger

    tony the tiger Long timer

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    you must be onto counting hours by now... :evil
    PIC's of the first ride, pleez :thumb
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  13. uraldog

    uraldog vagabond

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    IF your not retired the biggest problem you'll have to overcome is going to work instead of driving that rig---ask anyone who owns one they're VERY addictive :D
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  14. IsAnOzzie

    IsAnOzzie Been here awhile

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  15. IsAnOzzie

    IsAnOzzie Been here awhile

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  16. Tarka

    Tarka Doesn't wave back.

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    Cool......I`ve always liked the red cross/ambulance colour scheme. :rofl :rofl
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  17. tony the tiger

    tony the tiger Long timer

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    what's with the wicker basket? Going on a picnic?! :1drink
    purty rig - enjoy! :thumb
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    I understand the whole "sidecar on the wrong side" thing... but why are the lights facing to the rear?! LOL
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  18. FlowBee

    FlowBee Just me.

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  19. seekeronsaltspring

    seekeronsaltspring Crazy David

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    Nice to see that back up light we do not have them in North America.
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