Why you should NOT buy a Ural motorcycle

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by bokad, May 28, 2012.

  1. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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  2. Montague

    Montague UDF Adventurer

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    8 wheeled amphibious vehicle. Lots of things to break, and when it does, I will warn everyone not to buy one.

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  3. Berger

    Berger Been here awhile

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    Put down the toys and ride your Ural for heavens sake!!! :D
  4. Montague

    Montague UDF Adventurer

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    Very true Berger, and I was up in Peterborough the other day picking up some new flanges for my beast so I hope to have it ready to go this weekend.

    But............the uRal does not float across the pond nearly as well as the aRgo, so I guess I will have to keep playing with all of the toys as circumstances dictate. :clap

    You will have to come up and have a beer at the camp, it is only about an hour and a bit from your end of the city.
  5. Berger

    Berger Been here awhile

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    Waiting patiently for the invite! :D
  6. Montague

    Montague UDF Adventurer

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    A PM with map will be forthcoming as soon as winter ends.........it will end soon, right?
  7. Berger

    Berger Been here awhile

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    It was "summer" in Lanark yesterday!

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    We better stop hijacking this thread! :)


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  8. Montague

    Montague UDF Adventurer

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    We're not hijacking the thread, we are supporting the original post; don't buy a Ural because owning one causes all sorts of problems, like skipping work or chores for a glorious spring ride in the hills.

    Where would the world be if everyone were out riding one and having fun?
  9. Poacher Bob

    Poacher Bob Persona non grata

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    Don't buy a Ural! If another Ural rider hears of a Ural vs. moose accident in your state they text or e mail to see if yer ok....


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  10. Thermos

    Thermos Been here awhile

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  11. DavePave

    DavePave Been here awhile

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    Bump :D
  12. Hucker

    Hucker Lost

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    Not this shit, again...











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  13. who's ur grandaddy ?

    who's ur grandaddy ? n00b

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    Just found this thread today. My brand new 2013 forest fog gear up should be ready in about a week or so at Raceway in Salem.
    In spite of any and all negative crap being spewed in this thread , I AM UNAFRAID AND EXCITED . It will be like old times wrenching and maintaining my old bmw /2s in the past. Only this time parts are available and cheaper.
    I'm retired , have a map of all logging roads in Oregon , an Australian Shepard passenger,fishing license,camping gear, gps and TIME.
    I'm still back on page 16 with this thread. ..... So it will me take some time to get to this point in time .
    In the meantime talk among yourselves and play nice.
  14. Bar None

    Bar None Long timer

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    Don't buy one, you will have to ride to all kinds of neat places.:rofl
  15. supermotosean

    supermotosean Been here awhile

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    I know that guy!!! Bob's camo gear up was/is the reason I have a hack in my garage. (No it's not a Ural, but it will be in a few years :wink:)
  16. prestonpaul

    prestonpaul What?

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    Stop taunting me! We have put a deposit down on a Yamal, problem is it won't land in Australia for another couple of weeks, then there is customs, delivery, setup etc.
    The suspense is a killer! :lol3
  17. J-Dub

    J-Dub Combat Commuter

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    Man, that sounds just about perfect. :clap
  18. vnp514

    vnp514 Been here awhile

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    I hear Forrest Fog is the fastest color. :evil

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  19. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    It's definitely the brightest with all those lights. :lol3

    Seriously though, can you post a closeup photo of your lightbar on the sidecar? I was contemplating hooking up some auxillary lights for MrsDonkeys last year, but she lost interest when I mentioned punching holes in her sidecar bumper. It seems she doesn't like me drilling holes in her Ural. That lightbar looks like it might be a good compromise.
  20. windmill

    windmill Long timer

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    FYI, Ural is selling the Yamal fog lights as an accesory now, no drilling needed kit.

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