Why you should NOT buy a Ural motorcycle

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

  1. 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?
  2. Berger

    Berger Long timer

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    It was "summer" in Lanark yesterday!

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    We better stop hijacking this thread! :)


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  3. 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?
  4. 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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  5. Thermos

    Thermos Been here awhile

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  6. DavePave

    DavePave Been here awhile

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    Bump :D
  7. Hucker

    Hucker Lost

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    Not this shit, again...











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  8. 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.
  9. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    Don't buy one, you will have to ride to all kinds of neat places.:rofl
  10. 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:)
  11. 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
  12. J-Dub

    J-Dub Combat Commuter

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

    vnp514 Been here awhile

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    I hear Forrest Fog is the fastest color. :evil

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  14. 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.
  15. 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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  16. Berger

    Berger Long timer

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    Popular spot for Urals!! :)

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  17. deeve

    deeve Adventure Lite

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    Welcome! WHere are ya at on Oregon?
  18. deeve

    deeve Adventure Lite

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    Where could one find those and how much $$$?
    Thanks!
    DAVE
  19. Berger

    Berger Long timer

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    They are listed on UralNE's website. $359 I think.


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  20. windmill

    windmill Long timer

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