Northern VA Chatter Thread

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by HBN, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Riteris

    Riteris Dessert Runner

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    There was no milk crate on my wee Strom. I had a very nice Wolfman tailbag. You don't normally see them on a KLR.
  2. Joey Stalin

    Joey Stalin Been here awhile

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    Urals are a German Harley Davidson - 75 year old technology. Garbage.
  3. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Our Purity of Essence

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    Your people should have stolen better tech
  4. DCrider01

    DCrider01 Adventurer

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    ^^^ Well in their defense back when they stole it that was state-of-the-art technology
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  5. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    Don't be hating on old tech. Be hating on sloppy manufacturing processes...metals and tolerances used.
  6. DCrider01

    DCrider01 Adventurer

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    Fwiw, when I had my Ural Patrol I loved it never caused me any problems

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  7. Riteris

    Riteris Dessert Runner

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    Yeah well, it is still junk according to at least one person around here.

    Get rid of it.
  8. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Our Purity of Essence

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    Not me
  9. TheBlueDog

    TheBlueDog Adventurer

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  10. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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  11. Joey Stalin

    Joey Stalin Been here awhile

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    you guys dont argue on the internet very well. all of your bikes are junk, even the ones that i don't know what they are. its mostly determined by nationality of the manufacturer. which is why KTM's are universally agreed to be good.
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  12. Onyx B.

    Onyx B. Pacific Coaster-east

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  13. WayneJ

    WayneJ What?

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    :lol3
  14. Riteris

    Riteris Dessert Runner

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    I don't know about that. How good can a bike built in Australia be?
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  15. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    Yes, I should have added that Ural has been improving their older model motorcycles flaws over the past decade or two. If I had extra toy money, of have one in the garage.
  16. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    I'm thinking maybe another in the future as sidecar would be good to haul around my daughter, or maybe go all out and get one of those mega GS sidecar rigs but that's $$$. But perhaps I could turn it into a Starbucks latte cart parttime to help pay it off :lol3
  17. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Our Purity of Essence

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    Think about how may empties you could fit into the sidecar
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  18. DCrider01

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  19. CaptnSlo

    CaptnSlo Derelicte

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  20. ridin gaijin

    ridin gaijin riding > posting

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    Just got back from Triumph Harrisonburg. Completely satisfied: thorough service, with records and used parts to show me, proactive maintenance suggestions, and all at a price well below my mental budget. 100% recommend.