Did you ride today?

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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by Happytrails » Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:37 pm

Mostly sunny and 68 degrees 8) Came across some fancy birdhouses like a bird motel. Dandelions in full bloom.

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Such a nice day to be riding :boogie: Took a sandtube out of the tub and thought I'd notice more of a difference in how the rig handled but felt the same.
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by RC20 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:58 pm

Today was Spousal Unit's day for learning how to ride a Ural. A friend who is a long time instructor is giving us some one-one-one instruction....
Now there is wide open spaces! Great spot to do it, hard finding open area like that.

Love the Gun Metal Blue color of the one machine.

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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by Bendog02760 » Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:17 pm

SidecarDan wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:28 pm
Yes, finally, for the first time since November. Got the engine back into it last night. Yippee. :boogie:
Long time between rides, glad you are back on the road. What was the mileage on the original motor and the cause of the failure??
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by SidecarDan » Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:37 pm

Bendog02760 wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:17 pm
SidecarDan wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:28 pm
Yes, finally, for the first time since November. Got the engine back into it last night. Yippee. :boogie:
Long time between rides, glad you are back on the road. What was the mileage on the original motor and the cause of the failure??
Mileage was about 38,600.
Cause was too much crap dirtying my airflow such as extra gas can on the inside of the car, a spare tire under the front of the car, luggage on the nose rack, coil of rope on the front fender. I ingested lots of dust on my summer road trip on the forest service roads and pretty much sand blasted the pistons and cylinders out of spec discovered by a compression test. It got me home but didn't have any pull left at the top end.
I needed new pistons and jugs as well as some valve work. The jugs were back ordered from Russia.
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by Bendog02760 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:23 am

Enjoy the new motor!!! Good to see you put life back in it, 38,600 isn’t horrendous but hopefully the new one lives longer.
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by SemperFiUral » Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:35 am

Took the pooch to the park to sniff butts and chase tails...
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by cateyetech » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:04 am

yes, but only around the hood 8)
with the hooligan's :mrgreen:
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then later a potty :bs: ride and a fuel stop
to fill Daisy & her can (for the lawnmower)

yes (old/ non 19) Ural :D



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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by MizzouRider » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:20 am

Got about 4 hours in yesterday. Beautiful day for a ride.
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by stagewex » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:31 am

SemperFiUral wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:35 am
Took the pooch to the park to sniff butts and chase tails...
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We're talk'in about the dog, right?
This is what got Biden in trouble :)
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by Bendog02760 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:06 pm

You win the award Cateye for most people smiling on a rig. Your non 19 sounds bad a$$, very throaty sound!

SemperFiUral might be wearing one of these shirts...
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by sagerat » Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:41 pm

Rode home from Salem back to Bend. Stopped by flagger who goes “Wow, you’re the second Ural I’ve seen today. There’s a white one about 30-35 minutes ahead of you.”

Temps were high 50s, low 60s and dry. Cloudy at times but mostly sunny. Rig ran great and a second round of suicidal butterflies plastered my ‘Stich R3.
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by treeman1942 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:59 pm

Bendog02760 wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:06 pm
You win the award Cateye for most people smiling on a rig. Your non 19 sounds bad a$$, very throaty sound!

SemperFiUral might be wearing one of these shirts...

I like the shirt. Now, how about one for Slick Willie!
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by Lokiboy » Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:28 pm

Put Erika back together two weeks ago after a major overhaul. Had to pat myself on the back that she actually ran after enduring my hamfisted maintenance

Sammy’s really taken to using his new ramp so he can continue the adventure.
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by cheeseheadmike » Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:55 pm

As my grandson woke up with the flu this Easter morning and canceled all Easter plans, yes. Several times, in fact. The mission to find an open hot dog joint in lieu of Easter brunch involved many miles.
Planning a ride with Mrs. C later this afternoon.
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Re: Did you ride today?

Post by Bendog02760 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:01 pm

treeman1942 wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:59 pm

I like the shirt. Now, how about one for Slick Willie!
I don’t think the Slick Willie shirt could pass the decency test required to post!!!
Lokiboy wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:28 pm
Put Erika back together two weeks ago after a major overhaul.

Sammy’s really taken to using his new ramp so he can continue the adventure.
Sammy looks quite content, love the ramps. Why the overhaul?
Current Rides:
2012 GU (I bought in May 2017) All my GU rides are with my dog, Liberty
HD Road King
HD Wide Glide
Owned about 15 other HD over years
Boston Mass.

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