Irbit Opening Again

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RC20
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Irbit Opening Again

Post by RC20 » Sat May 16, 2020 1:07 pm

Factory is coming back on line.

US has enough stock to last a while (had looked at Portland and they had several GU though quite well equipped so costlier)

Report said they had maintained good sales through this, good news, I was afraid it would take a huge hit.
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1 x R80GS (ok to start with, learned to love it for what it was)
1 x CB450K

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Re: Irbit Opening Again

Post by BigJames » Sun May 17, 2020 6:16 pm

but by summer, stocks might get thin again...ones being built now are for Europe and Japan...want a new one?don't wait.
RC20 and I have newish ones, so we're good...
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Re: Irbit Opening Again

Post by Tomcatfixer » Sun May 17, 2020 6:36 pm

want a new one?don't wait.
Meh. I think I'll wait for a more effective parking brake, plus rear and hack brake discs that are the same diameter, so I can keep a disc on the spare for one less wheel-changing step.
- Chad

Gordonsville, Virginia, USA

Current rides:
2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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Re: Irbit Opening Again

Post by Happytrails » Sun May 17, 2020 6:41 pm

Glad for Irbit to be able to get back to normal life :)

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Re: Irbit Opening Again

Post by RC20 » Sun May 17, 2020 7:23 pm

Tomcatfixer wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 6:36 pm
want a new one?don't wait.
Meh. I think I'll wait for a more effective parking brake, plus rear and hack brake discs that are the same diameter, so I can keep a disc on the spare for one less wheel-changing step.
Grass is always greener!

A Ural in the driveway is worth ....... granted Chad seems to have his hands overfull.
Fear No Gravel
Formerly Owned: ( various rides on others)
Honda 90
2 x CB750K (one a true Japan Model flown to Hawaii by a P3 Orion Sub Patrol Aircraft!)
1 x CB700 SC ala Shaft Drive Nighthawk S (RC20 is the actual in house production Model)
1 x R80GS (ok to start with, learned to love it for what it was)
1 x CB450K

Current:
1 x 2019 cT Terracotta

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Mechanic/Technician/Engineer: Electro Mechanical Systems

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Tomcatfixer
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Re: Irbit Opening Again

Post by Tomcatfixer » Sun May 17, 2020 7:49 pm

Yes, I can afford to wait quite a while, with all of the Russian (and now Ukrainian) tomfoolery I've got going on here.

... but that doesn't mean I'm not seriously considering a new Ural purchase. :wink:
- Chad

Gordonsville, Virginia, USA

Current rides:
2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 2001 Ural Patrol "Little Red Bear", 1999 Ural Tourist "The RPOC", Mid-Nineties Ural Tourist "The Heap", 1994 Honda VFR750F

Previous rides:
2007 Honda VTR1000 FireStorm (Super Hawk in U.S.)
2001 Buell Blast! - - - - - - - 2005 Yamaha FJR1300
1993 Honda CBR600F2 - -1984 Yamaha FJ1100
Two different 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazers

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