New member and Ural GU owner!

Newbies, introduce yourself here. Are you thinking about getting one and have questions? Ask your basic questions here. Please post any tech questions in "The Order of The Greasy Wrench" section.
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Dirtyguy
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New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Dirtyguy » Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:17 pm

Hey everyone,

Just got my new Gear up. Looking forward to learn a bunch from this group as well as sharing adventures and stories.

Cheers!
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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Lokiboy » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:09 pm

Welcome. Looking forward to your future ride reports.

And you can be assured that the knowledge within this community will help you answer your questions as they arise.

May your rides be long and adventurous.
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Yorktown, VA

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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Tomcatfixer » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:17 pm

Welcome to the foil. :foilhead:

Please take an opportunity to update your signature line with the model and year of your Ural, plus your location. This information gives context to readers of your posts.
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

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2015 Ural cT "Mobile Chernobyl", 1999 Ural Tourist "Desert DisGrace: the Iron (Oxide) Curtain", 1994 Honda VFR750F, 1986 Yamaha FZX700S Fazer

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

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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Arkansas_Traveler » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:21 pm

I'm new here as well, welcome!
Benton, Arkansas
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2008 HD Crossbones

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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Bendog02760 » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:53 pm

Welcome Dirtyguy and Arkansas_traveler. Like the contrast of the red on your sidecar lights Dirtyguy. I also owned a crossbones Arkansas, one of HD’s sharpest newer models!!!

You’ve found the ultimate resource for everything Ural here!!
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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by rivers » Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:24 pm

Welcome to the Ural wing of the loony bin. Don't mind the guy in the day room leaning against the post grinning and drooling on himself. He's our chief mechanic. :)
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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Albuquralque » Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:12 pm

Welcome to the insanity.



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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Dirtyguy » Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:02 am

Thanks for the warm welcome!
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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Kthulu » Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:01 am

Welcome aboard!
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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by harryball » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:39 am

Nice rig, my wife likes that color scheme.
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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by Dirtyguy » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:24 pm

harryball wrote:Nice rig, my wife likes that color scheme.
Thanks! My 4 year old also just loves camoflage and he's always asking to go riding in the sidecar or "sidebike" as he calls it!
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Re: New member and Ural GU owner!

Post by 54vintage » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:54 pm

Dirtyguy wrote:
harryball wrote:Nice rig, my wife likes that color scheme.
Thanks! My 4 year old also just loves camoflage and he's always asking to go riding in the sidecar or "sidebike" as he calls it!
This is what happens when you stick them in the sidecar(bike)......Have fun!!
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