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by sagerat
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: Upcoming “check ride” “trial by fire” “acid test”
Replies: 72
Views: 1233

Re: Upcoming “check ride” “trial by fire” “acid test”

I’ve stayed at some real sketchy places on mc trips, but yours beats all of the dumps I’ve endured.

Really enjoying your ride report.
by sagerat
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: What did you do ON your Ural today?
Replies: 449
Views: 32240

Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Rode to bookstore about two miles away via 40 miles of local twisties with stops at favorite taco shop.

David Z - Ural on NH Motor Speedway, I like your style.
by sagerat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: Bless his heart ride
Replies: 16
Views: 324

Re: Bless his heart ride

If you get out West to Central Orygun let me know.
by sagerat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: 2013 M70 Retro for sale $8600
Replies: 3
Views: 220

Re: 2013 M70 Retro for sale $8600

That rig looks cool as all get out. Good luck with sale.
by sagerat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Russian haters ....
Replies: 118
Views: 3878

Re: Russian haters ....

The name of this site is Soviet Steeds so if one is easily offended by Communist innuendos and/or inside jokes... Just some gentle joshing. Born in 1959 to an Air Force family, so I do get the whole Cold War era misgivings as I grew up with NATO vs. Warsaw Pact and proxy wars. In 14 years of having ...
by sagerat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: My Ural (Mis?)Adventure, so far.......
Replies: 320
Views: 26407

Re: My Ural (Mis?)Adventure, so far.......

Does Texas have a lemon law?
by sagerat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Next Year Model Releases
Replies: 16
Views: 388

Re: Next Year Model Releases

BigJames wrote:2019 not a big deal, narrow it down to 2 models and a tweek here and there. 2020 will have some big surprises.


Don’t tease me like that as Finance Minister is 95% on board with getting a new Ural in 2019.
by sagerat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: My Ural (Mis?)Adventure, so far.......
Replies: 320
Views: 26407

Re: My Ural (Mis?)Adventure, so far.......

I had a similar experience with my 2006 Moto Guzzi Breva 1100. Wonderful bike when it ran, but mainly an Italian lemon. That bike made me walk more than all other rides combined. A very happy day when I sold that POS. Life is too short and has too many unavoidable aggravations to put up with a crapp...
by sagerat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Russian haters ....
Replies: 118
Views: 3878

Re: Russian haters ....

My Dad’s mission was to fly his B-47 and drop his atom bombs on dirt (yes, dirt) airstrips east of the Ural mountains. He said it was pretty much going to be a one-way trip. He loved riding in the Ural, even if getting in and out of the hack was a challenge for a guy in his 80s. He’s 95 now and stil...
by sagerat
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: 2014 GU for sale 13,500.00....Now off the market....keeping the beast
Replies: 15
Views: 903

Re: 2014 GU for sale 13,500.00

I’m in negotiations with my better half even as we speak.
by sagerat
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: 2014 GU for sale 13,500.00....Now off the market....keeping the beast
Replies: 15
Views: 903

Re: 2014 GU for sale 13,500.00

Dang, Chuck, sorry to see your GU for sale. That is one well-cared for rig.
by sagerat
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: The Black Market
Topic: For sale. 2012 gobi
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Re: For sale. 2012 gobi

Sweet looking Gobi. How’s it sound with that EMF exhaust?
by sagerat
Mon May 28, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Do NOT downshift your Ural... ?
Replies: 70
Views: 2632

Re: Do NOT downshift your Ural... ?

Been downshifting my ‘04 Tourist for 14 years and 46,000 klicks and counting. All’s well so far.
by sagerat
Mon May 21, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Shopping for tents, Ural weight limits?
Replies: 17
Views: 673

Re: Shopping for tents, Ural weight limits?

Thought about a Redverz tent?
by sagerat
Sun May 20, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: What did you do to your Ural today?
Replies: 11251
Views: 593921

Re: What did you do to your Ural today?

Put in a new battery then went for a 90-minute fieldtest of local twisties.

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