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Forum: Hacks 11-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,643
Posted By MartyL
His rig is 1wd only.

His rig is 1wd only.
Forum: Hacks 11-18-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,643
Posted By MartyL
JerseyBiker, You have allot of fellow Russian rig...

JerseyBiker, You have allot of fellow Russian rig riders in your area. Also, there are two events that you can attend. In the fall there's the,"FART" rally at the KOA campground in Asheville and in...
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,072
Posted By MartyL
Just a suggestion. Don't rely on just the snowmen...

Just a suggestion. Don't rely on just the snowmen (two rubber boots with bolt through it) for the rear mount points. For extra holding safety, put some kind of tether attached between the sidecar...
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,949
Posted By MartyL
Congratulations! Check out Sovietsteeds.com....

Congratulations! Check out Sovietsteeds.com. There is a section on 2014 Urals on the forum. Lots of good info. on the site. Cheers! :clap
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,859
Posted By MartyL
Go to Sovietsteeds.com and look around. If your...

Go to Sovietsteeds.com and look around. If your looking to throw money at a motorcycle in a quest for a low maintenance motorcycle, IMHO I'd look at some kind of Japanese bike and put a hack on it....
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By MartyL
Pictures help. Sometimes low miles is worst than...

Pictures help. Sometimes low miles is worst than many miles. If the bike sat not ridden with gas left in it, bad stuff can happen. The key is finding out maintenance of the rig. Does it start? Does...
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By MartyL
What a beast your rig is!!! Cool!!!

What a beast your rig is!!! Cool!!!
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,440
Posted By MartyL
No mountain tops in Coconut Grove, Fl. but plenty...

No mountain tops in Coconut Grove, Fl. but plenty of Bikinis to give rides to...
Congratulations!!! You purchased your rig from of of the best Ural dealers in the U.S. :clap
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,365
Posted By MartyL
I have to say that my Ural (2nd. One I've owned...

I have to say that my Ural (2nd. One I've owned now) has been the least expensive motorcycles I've owned to maintain. I agree about the right tool for the right job. It's all about fun for me and my...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,365
Posted By MartyL
These folk get it.... ...

These folk get it....
http://www.sovietsteeds.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=33729

Enjoy what you ride. Life is too short. Go out and get dirty!:clap
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,365
Posted By MartyL
He lost all credibility when he posted as if he...

He lost all credibility when he posted as if he was someone else to stir up debate as written in the thread over on SS. That was not an honest move. Prmurat, you got all in a lather because of...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,365
Posted By MartyL
RadRider, It's amazing that you have become such...

RadRider, It's amazing that you have become such a Ural expert when you maybe put 500Km's on a brand new Ural then sold it because of a Final drive leak (which the factory stood behind and had the...
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By MartyL
A very knowledgeable person who has done...

A very knowledgeable person who has done multiable conversions is,"Bural" on the Sovietsteeds website. He lives in Western N.C. A great guy and a pilar of Ural knowledge especially dealing with...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By MartyL
The aluma 638 works hand N glove! Check out...

The aluma 638 works hand N glove!

Check out SovietSteeds.com for all things Ural....
Forum: Hacks 03-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By MartyL
Documentary on Dogs N sidecars....

Eric Ristau, the Producer of, "Best Bar in America" is in production on a new documentary called," Sit, Stay,Ride". Eric and his co-producer, Geneva Liimatta, are trying to raise funds to complete...
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,764
Posted By MartyL
Having the opportunity to test ride a rig before...

Having the opportunity to test ride a rig before purchase comes few and far between. If your planning on buying a new Ural the trip is worth it. Also, check out Sovietsteeds.com ask questions and use...
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,039
Posted By MartyL
Women dig sidecars. I have had a few encounters...

Women dig sidecars. I have had a few encounters with my Ural. It's a magnet for people in general. I've had two women at the same time ride with me. One sits behind me and the other in the sidecar....
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By MartyL
Correction: I did a count on the registration...

Correction: I did a count on the registration page of Ural drivers and I counted 15 Drivers. There are 4 passengers. So their webpage tabulation adds up both drivers and passgengers. That why on...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By MartyL
Dixie Dual Sport Ride... The Ural Invasion!

March 15 & 16 WWW.dixiedualsport.com We are up to 17 Urals attending! This is my first adventure ride! My son is going with me and this event is going to be a blast. The Urals in formation are going...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 58,221
Posted By MartyL
Dixie Dual Sport Ride 3/15-16/14 Fl. Everglades

Here's a chance to get into a great weekend of riding and camping in the Florida Everglades. So far there are 24 Registered (As of 1/9) are going for it! Registration is $90.00 which includes a meal...
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,111
Posted By MartyL
I'm sorry, either you get it or you don't. I have...

I'm sorry, either you get it or you don't. I have been riding motorcycles close to forty years and owning a Ural has been by far the most fun I've ever had on a motorcycle. I'm on my 2nd one now. I'm...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By MartyL
Best Bar in America

Just received, "The Best Bar in America" Ordered it from their website. WWW.bestbarinamerica.com Great story that features a man on a journey to see all the bars in the south west. He rides a BMW...
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By MartyL
Congratulations on your Ural. Check out...

Congratulations on your Ural. Check out SovietSteeds.com for great information about all things Ural. Also, as far as hand control assists, Holopaw Gene in Florida has fabbed up some in the past and...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,365
Posted By MartyL
Hey ! Don't go knocking the Grand Marquis. I...

Hey ! Don't go knocking the Grand Marquis. I can't count how many little old ladies take out their teeth and wave at me as I cruise by...:evil:roflo
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By MartyL
Here is some info about the ghost army.... ...

Here is some info about the ghost army....

http://www.voanews.com/content/fank-tanks-ghost-army-defeated-germans-in-world-war-ll/1667445.html
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By MartyL
Wouldn't be great to get one of those fake Tanks...

Wouldn't be great to get one of those fake Tanks the allies used in WWII to confuse the Nazi's prior to the Invasion of Normandy? Put one of those in your backyard and see who shows up...:rofl
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,365
Posted By MartyL
I dont think that any of us are forced to ride...

I dont think that any of us are forced to ride what we ride. Having said that if a bike is not for you, move on and get something that suits your needs.
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,874
Views: 488,365
Posted By MartyL
Prmurat, thanks for the advertising... Soviet...

Prmurat, thanks for the advertising... Soviet Steeds always welcomes new members and you bringing us up might encourage just that when folk who need helpful assistance in repairing their Russian rig,...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 38,220
Posted By MartyL
Ivel 86 Excellent picture of you and your boy!!!...

Ivel 86 Excellent picture of you and your boy!!! Cherish every moment with him. They do grow up fast! I miss it allot when my son was a little guy. Good for you Dad! Rock on!!!:clap
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By MartyL
Urals make lots of strange noises at different...

Urals make lots of strange noises at different times. A,"Hissing" sound like air leak I would check compliance fittings, branch pipes to carbs and air box, and vacuum tube from petcock to left carb....
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,168
Posted By MartyL
Great first report! Check out: Sovietsteeds.com...

Great first report! Check out: Sovietsteeds.com There is lots of info there related to Urals. Cheers!!!
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,536
Posted By MartyL
There's a solo one hanging up in a bar in Park...

There's a solo one hanging up in a bar in Park City Utah... Great watering hole by the way.... :freaky
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By MartyL
The Patrol with the shiny bits is nice if your...

The Patrol with the shiny bits is nice if your into that. The Gear-up is more not shiny bits. Other than that the Patrol has a sidecar windshield, lack of tool box tank, and front sidecar bumper. The...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,332
Posted By MartyL
Looking good!!!:clap

Looking good!!!:clap
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,628
Posted By MartyL
Windmill, Show it to IIya and tell him your...

Windmill, Show it to IIya and tell him your results. This IMHO warrants at least consideration by the factory. Those increases are very significant! Congratulations!!!
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,562
Posted By MartyL
From what your saying it sounds like you want the...

From what your saying it sounds like you want the ponies to go faster than 65 mph constantly. The Ural is not for you then. If constant speeds of 65mph or faster is a big concern go with Jays advice....
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,169
Posted By MartyL
Though decision... The factory hasn't released...

Though decision... The factory hasn't released the changes for 2013 as of yet. To clear out current inventory Ural is offering an extra year of warranty if you buy by the end of the year. I think...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,169
Posted By MartyL
If you can sit on either I would do that. After I...

If you can sit on either I would do that. After I sold my 2005 Patrol I had it in mind to get a Retro. I went to Holopaw Gene's place and I sat on a Retro and a Gear Up. For me I just was more...
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,383
Posted By MartyL
I'm sure your read this on Soviet Steeds but...

I'm sure your read this on Soviet Steeds but since you live in Central Florida, why not head over to Holopaw Gene's rally on 11/17/12. There you will meet Ural riders and also get to meet Holopaw...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 26,768
Posted By MartyL
Who says a Ural won't take you places. Mr. COB,...

Who says a Ural won't take you places. Mr. COB, you touch many lives. You da man! Ride on!!!:clap
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