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Forum: Hacks 07-03-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
I've not seen the fuel light come on either and I...

I've not seen the fuel light come on either and I pushed it over 230km last trip. I might need to get that checked.

Good news is the new wheel is holding up great. I check the splines before every...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
New wheel mounted and rear brake pads installed!...

New wheel mounted and rear brake pads installed! Back on the road finally!
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
My local dealer agreed to drop ship me a new...

My local dealer agreed to drop ship me a new wheel and it should be here by the end of next week.

On a side note:

Jason stated that the compound for the brake pads are very hard and that my...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
Birmingham AL where I live is very hilly. My pads...

Birmingham AL where I live is very hilly. My pads on my other bikes last quite a while though. I almost think maybe the Pistons were sticking or dragging slightly.
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
2480km

2480km
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
Heidi? I contacted Ural yesterday while I...

Heidi?

I contacted Ural yesterday while I was waiting on the lost tow truck. I was put in contact with Jason's voicemail. He promptly returned my call within 20 mins or so but was tight on time...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
I would imagine most of everything has been...

I would imagine most of everything has been sorted out by now on PMR's bike.

He has the original design that had been used for a long time, so the kinks should have been long ago straightened out...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
I don't think it was over adjusted. It seemed to...

I don't think it was over adjusted. It seemed to roll easily. I do notice that I have to cock my right foot sideways so that it doesn't rest on and engage the rear brake pedal.

I am going to lube...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
Both pads were similar in thickness. I felt no...

Both pads were similar in thickness. I felt no drag and with the parking brake off, I could easily with one hand, push the rig around the garage with no problem. No sounds or squeaking.
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
Well I couldn't wait, so I got out the manual and...

Well I couldn't wait, so I got out the manual and took off the rear wheel.

First thing that concerned me was the worn out rear brake pads. Only 2480km

...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
No worries, I'll get it fixed myself or try and...

No worries, I'll get it fixed myself or try and get warranty work done on it.

There are 6 mounting holes, two sheared, three wallowed out a bit, and the last looks clean.

I won't know all the...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
There was a bit of shudder when taking off from a...

There was a bit of shudder when taking off from a dead stop that seemed to mostly go away once I adjusted the clutch cable (I think it had stretched a bit)

No clanking, grinding, or any other...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
Loaded up

Loaded up
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
2015 cT

2015 cT
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,528
Posted By jw18
Ural final drive bolts sheared.

Well a little after a week of ownership and just a few rides my first major failure.

I am guessing the bolts were not tight enough and rattled loose. Sitting here waiting on the tow truck now...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By jw18
I hope so!

I hope so!
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By jw18
Yes, this is my first rig. Loving it so...

Yes, this is my first rig.

Loving it so far.


Took a longish ride yesterday after work dodging rain. The clutch was feeling weird so I pulled into a gas station to adjust it at the handle...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By jw18
New Ural owner

So I just picked up this awesome bike from Jerseybiker last week.

Getting the pooch used to the rig. And before all the ATGATT people pipe up, just shelf it okay. We where maybe going 5mph on a...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By jw18
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1059786

Ride Report
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By jw18
Wet but fun ride AL, MS, AR, TN, MO and back!

Six months ago, my girlfriend decided that when we took our next vacation time, we should use it to go see some friends and family we hadn’t seen in a while in Arkansas and Missouri. Knowing that...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By jw18
She is riding a 150cc scooter now and is about to...

She is riding a 150cc scooter now and is about to get a Honda Shadow as she likes cruisers. On longer trips she prefers to be a passenger but I think once she gets the Shadow that will change.
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By jw18
Thanks for all the replies everyone. I copied her...

Thanks for all the replies everyone. I copied her on this thread so we could weigh the pros and cons and possible other routes/options. As of this morning, the weather looks as if it might cooperate...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By jw18
We were to visit friends in AR and then family in...

We were to visit friends in AR and then family in MO. Redirection will not work in this instance even if that was not on the agenda, as this rain system seems to be covering most of the southeastern...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By jw18
Would you cancel?

My GF and I have the trip posted below this Thursday-Sunday. We have been planning this for a few months and we're pretty excited about it.

Trouble is the weather is not cooperating. I don't mind...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By jw18
Hack and a Guzzi! I wished that was closer so I...

Hack and a Guzzi! I wished that was closer so I could sit on it and get a feel for the bike. I could buy that right now with what I have saved.
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By jw18
Thanks everyone. Maybe I can start looking soon....

Thanks everyone. Maybe I can start looking soon. I'll need to sell at least one bike to make room and build up a bit more cash.
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By jw18
Thanks for the comments guys, I think I will just...

Thanks for the comments guys, I think I will just pass on this. I don't mind working on projects, but when they are done I do like to ride them some distance away.

I will get a sidecar rig at...
Forum: Hacks 03-31-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By jw18
Thoughts on this?

Hello guys/gals!

I have been interested in getting a hack for quite some time, but the price has always kept me away as I felt like it would be something that would take forever to sell if I...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-14-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 828,558
Posted By jw18
Heck yeah! I can't wait!!! It will be nice to be...

Heck yeah! I can't wait!!! It will be nice to be in the warm tropical air for a few days and get away from this dreary cold winter we are having so far.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-14-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 828,558
Posted By jw18
Thanks guys for all the responses. I am going to...

Thanks guys for all the responses. I am going to get a RDL (or possibly a Laam) in the future, but they are out months right now.

Any suggestion on what to get me by until then? Air hawk,...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-12-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 828,558
Posted By jw18
used or have it built? Running tight on time, I...

used or have it built? Running tight on time, I leave on Febuary 21st.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-11-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 828,558
Posted By jw18
I need a seat for a 2000 mile week long trip. Is...

I need a seat for a 2000 mile week long trip. Is a Russel Day Long worth it? Suggestions for sowmthing else? The stock seat cuts into my thighs after 250+ mile days.

Thanks!
Forum: Road Warriors 01-05-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 828,558
Posted By jw18
Will do! I am on Bamarides, but I haven't had...

Will do! I am on Bamarides, but I haven't had time to do scheduled rides over the last month and a half.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-04-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 828,558
Posted By jw18
My favorite color! I'm just south of you down in...

My favorite color! I'm just south of you down in Pelham. Rode through Moody today. Small world!
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By jw18
That's awesome!

That's awesome!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,305
Posted By jw18
I'll be in tent space B with a pair of Buddy...

I'll be in tent space B with a pair of Buddy scooters
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By jw18
Booked at Blue Ridge Motorcycle campgrounds. ...

Booked at Blue Ridge Motorcycle campgrounds.

Thanks everyone!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By jw18
Can anyone vouch for Blue Ridge Motorcycle...

Can anyone vouch for Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campground? This seems the best choice. I called and left a message yesterday and I am going to follow up again today.

Thanks!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By jw18
My GF does not want to do a hostel on this trip,...

My GF does not want to do a hostel on this trip, but thanks for advise!

It seems every time we plan a trip, it ends up being in the "prime" season. Oh well, if my GF doesn't use it, she looses it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By jw18
Thanks guys! I will give them both a try!

Thanks guys! I will give them both a try!
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