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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by stagewex » Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:17 pm

"I think it weighed less than if I had a large person in the sidecar"

From that picture all I can say is no way rebelrider, :)

I trailer to and from camping so no need to load up the Patrol. How far/how many miles did you travel loaded like that?
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by Marine Corps Codu » Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:37 pm

JustSomeRandomDude wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:08 pm
Marine Corps Codu wrote:
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Where are you in Western Oregon?
Cottage Grove, so bottom of the Willamette Valley.

Good stuff, everybody. I may have to experiment with a socket and hitch hauler. It would really be less an issue if I were solo-ing it, but half the fun of the sidecar rig is the monkey ...
Ural of New England has a hitch available. https://www.uralne.com/tow-hitch-assemb ... an-design/
Would also need the wiring harness: https://www.uralne.com/euro-to-us-trailer-adapter/

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Re: Uralcamping ...

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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by VWK75S » Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:47 am

JustSomeRandomDude wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:08 pm
It would really be less an issue if I were solo-ing it,
Wouldn't be an issue at all :D
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by rougaroo » Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:19 am

CharlieT (UralCT on the forum) lives in Texas and went all over the US - Maine, California, Washington, Florida - pulling a monopod trailer with his Patrol. He was fully loaded, too, carrying enough spare parts to build himself another bike. And he did it mostly on the interstates!

Before any of you start getting out the maps, the weakest link in the Ural drivetrain is the final drive. If you run consistently at or above the weight limit, the fd will most probably be the first victim. Charlie ran through four fd's in his travels, and at one point disconnected the 2WD axle to eliminate some drag on the drive.

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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:37 am

GregAus wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:00 pm
Buy one of these and your cooking ability goes through the roof.
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Been camping with mine for year with a teakettle and a French press, morning coffee is a breeze.
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by GHGoodwin » Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:50 am

I think we're overlooking the obvious. Get one for the wife. Storage problems solved. :roll:
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Post by JBR » Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:11 am

And somewhere in Poland:

Ural with trailer from France
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by rougaroo » Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:35 am

Check out this thread: https://sovietsteeds.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=32745

Yves and Martine traveled from Quebec to Florida and back with Lulu, their 130lb Rottweiler, on a Gearup outfitted with all their camping gear and a canopy over the sidecar. And, yes, the dog rode in the sidecar and Martine rode behind Yves. They left Quebec in January, too!
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by BinDerSmokDat » Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:10 pm

Some of the above pics look downright dangerous, waaaaay too much weight outside of the triangle.
And more than a few look like they exceed max capacity.

This was how I would head out to local off-road rides solo before I started trailering.
This was before I had the rear tire rack (the 2010 T didn't come with one) so firewood is bungied to the spare.
Then the sleeping bag and Aerostich jacket/liner folded into it it's own self-store pouch with straps.
The tent, REI XXL self-inflating air mattress, clothes, camp stove, utensils, clothes and personal items in trunk with some more 2x4 cut-offs lining the floor.
The trunk packout doesn't change much for camping versus road, it's loaded with spares, tools, recovery gear, fluids, etc.

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I couldn't find any pics of camping pack out with a monkey.
When I added a rack, that allowed for more storage on the trunk.
I also added a nose rack which is convenient storage the monkey can access easily.
A sleeping bag in a water proof stuff stack and her shoulder bag fit nicely on the nose and the sleeping bag acts as a partial windshield.
On solo off-road rides I would load out like in the above pic WITH a 10x10 pop-up canopy lashed down across the rear rack to nose rack.

I use a Coleman Exponent for cooking, single burner, runs on gas, very compact.
Just pull a carb line and you have fuel, no need to carry butane or propane cylinders.
Also, the gasoline seems to work at much lower temps than the butane or propane cylinders.

Here is a two person camping trip write up I did a while back with stove pics.

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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by BinDerSmokDat » Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:20 pm

GregAus wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:00 pm
Buy one of these and your cooking ability goes through the roof.
gas stove.jpg
Unless it's cold, or the cylinder you brought that you thought had enough gas runs out before dinner is done.
We all carry ~5 gallons of fuel in our tanks, why carry a second fuel source that is more finnicky and needs extra thought when you can just cook with gasoline?

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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by RC20 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:38 pm

GregAus wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:00 pm
Buy one of these and your cooking ability goes through the roof.
gas stove.jpg
I have one of those stoves. Much cleaner and less fuss with the bottle of propane. I hate carrying combustibles (in other than the tank!) .


Granted I go solo as my assistant is only good for a few miles in the hack.
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With the large (and water proof) duffel (tent, sleeping pad etc) sleeping bag on the rear rack - the rest goes in the hack pax area or the boot.

I am working on a thermal cooler and will take out the seat cushion an put in a plywood piece over the tool box (latter year Urals, forget what year they put the storage thing under the seat)

I carry sausage, cheese, bread and water. Restaurant to get one meal a day more or less.

I did 5 days camping with my setup, I don't need any more. Change of cloths, rain gear int he boot (quick access). Shoes are goer tex so no need to carry rubber boots any more.
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by PhilJet09 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:54 pm

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I take my youngest son camping on a nearby island, less than an hour away. We pack pretty minimalist.
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by cheeseheadmike » Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:08 am

BinDerSmokDat wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:20 pm
GregAus wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:00 pm
Buy one of these and your cooking ability goes through the roof.
gas stove.jpg
Unless it's cold, or the cylinder you brought that you thought had enough gas runs out before dinner is done.
We all carry ~5 gallons of fuel in our tanks, why carry a second fuel source that is more finnicky and needs extra thought when you can just cook with gasoline?

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Not to turn this into a stove thread, but exactly. Hence the 533 duel fuel or the MSR International.
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Re: Uralcamping ...

Post by CamaroEric » Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:20 pm

You guys bring so much stuff! Here's all two of us need on a two wheeler for a 4 night trip...
Full size tent, two sleeping bags, one bag of clothes and toiletries, inflatable pillows, MSR stove, dishes, small cooler full of food, two extra blankets.
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