Museum of Ural bikes in Irbit stay w/o building

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  1. Feeding Father

    Feeding Father From RU with love...

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    Russian government museum of Ural bikes in Irbit city lost the building for their exhibition. The buildings they rent have been sold to the private person. New owner canceled rent contract. The last day to leave is 06.24.2013. They need to move 2/3 of displays to somewhere else. The local government refused to support the museum this moment.

    I believe museum will find new building, but when it will be and where – that is the question. That is what our newspapers say. Hope they do the elephant from the fly. But pity anyway. :cry
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  2. Tarka

    Tarka Strangely strange. Oddly normal.

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    What a shame...it was awesome when I visited it a few years ago.

    The historical and enthusiast appeal will be lost if the whole collection isn`t all in one place.

    And to me,the only place for it is in Irbit...home of the Ural.
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  3. Feeding Father

    Feeding Father From RU with love...

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    As far as a lot of people know about it and talk a lot, probably the government will find a new building. Is spite of they promised to do it many times in the past and promised it again today.
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  4. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    About how many units are we talking about in this Ural Collection ?
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    Feeding Father From RU with love...

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    They display 120 units of motorbikes. They also have another 70 units at there stock + 50 engines + more then 4 000 books + video and photo.

    Today I sow the news that government find out new building for the museum in Irbit.
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  6. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    This sounds like a must see for any Ural owner or history buff.

    Bet I could spend a week in a place w/ such a history lesson sitting there.
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  7. vetsurginc

    vetsurginc Been here awhile

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    Maybe they should consider bringing it to Ural West! I'm sure a bunch of us would want to make the pilgrimage to Washington state. :ricky
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