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Forum: Hacks 06-23-2014, 03:22 PM
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Views: 469
Posted By co_g30
The Third Annual CZAR Rally is a success!

This year hosted near Buena Vista, CO....12 rigs, drivers and their families and friends gathered together to ride rough trails seeking hidden markers, small streams were crossed successfully by...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 31,784
Posted By co_g30
Hope the insurance company does right by you, and...

Hope the insurance company does right by you, and that repairs don't take very long.....too bad the morons who hit your truck will likely go unscathed, probably go on to pollute the gene pool too.
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By co_g30
Springtime Uraling to Loveland Pass, CO

Took my 2014 Patrol, Scarlett, to Loveland Pass and the Continental Divide.....beautiful day for riding.

more pics and ride report here: LINK...
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,137
Posted By co_g30
Congrats on the new rig Mr Cob....very nice of...

Congrats on the new rig Mr Cob....very nice of URAL....I look forward to the ride reports and seeing how the new components hold up.
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,733
Posted By co_g30
Well, the only time I wished I had reverse was at...

Well, the only time I wished I had reverse was at the end if a snowy narrow forest trail, no room to go forward or turn around....reverse would have been nice then. As to parking in non-level...
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By co_g30
2013: my year in pictures

Happy New Year to my fellow Sidecarists.

Here's a link to year end mileage stats and a video of my year in pictures:
...
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,349
Posted By co_g30
I usually get around 45 mph on the Strom. Too...

I usually get around 45 mph on the Strom. Too heavy to push the rig up any kind of incline on a parking lot. You have to preplan your parking and back into an inclined spot as there's no reverse. ...
Forum: Hacks 12-21-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By co_g30
Winter Solstice Uraling

A great day of riding in below freezing yet not too cold temperatures here in the great state of Colorado:
...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,587
Posted By co_g30
FWIW, Hubert, who's been riding about the world...

FWIW, Hubert, who's been riding about the world in a sidecar rig...started of with a R100GS tug with sidecar. Take a look at his early years and see how the rig...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By co_g30
Sunday Uraling

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-w_ctnsQ7KFQ/UqULzq8NrxI/AAAAAAAAbwI/MxNVtN6u4Ao/s320/DSCN0575a.jpg

http://redlegsrides.blogspot.com/2013/12/sunday-afternoon-snow-ride.html
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,349
Posted By co_g30
I've both.

FWIW, I have both a 2011 URAL Patrol and a 2006 Suzuki V-Strom DL1000 with DMC's M72D sidecar attached.

Both are great rides but there's differences as mentioned before and below.

Want to go as...
Forum: Hacks 11-15-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By co_g30
besides the ones on the link? no, sorry.

besides the ones on the link? no, sorry.
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By co_g30
No issue with second gear....it was just right...

No issue with second gear....it was just right for the ascent, though around the hairpins, one has to drop to first gear of course.
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By co_g30
No re-jetting required! I never got out of...

No re-jetting required! I never got out of second gear, most of the time in first gear while above 12,000 ft. Used engine braking all the way down from the top and the few times I was stopped and...
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By co_g30
A Fall Day on Pikes Peak with my URAL

Sunny and clear skies, and not too cold up at 14,000 feet.....more pics and details at the blog: LINK (http://redlegsrides.blogspot.com/2013/11/pikes-peak-in-fall-ural-sidecars.html)
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By co_g30
A quick ride to Loveland Pass

Rode my '87 R80 Beemer to the Continental Divide at Loveland Pass...more pics and details here : link (http://redlegsrides.blogspot.com/2013/11/a-quick-ride-to-loveland-pass.html)
...
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 38,355
Posted By co_g30
nice job with the beer can, truly a WWID moment.

nice job with the beer can, truly a WWID moment.
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,365
Posted By co_g30
Uraling for Fall Colors

Two separate reports:

First was when I was riding back to Denver from Parachute, CO.....the hillsides around Vail, CO were positively blooming with Fall coloring:
...
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4,010
Views: 680,431
Posted By co_g30
2006 Suzuki V-Strom/Dauntless Sidecar Rig - Fort Collins, Colorado

Gave up trying to sell it myself via craiglist ads, took my rig to the URAL dealer in Fort Collins: Unique Rides...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By co_g30
very nice Gents!

very nice Gents!
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
closing out this thread with a youtube video,...

closing out this thread with a youtube video, it's a compilation of photos taken during the trip to alaska and back.

http://youtu.be/5Tw42fC0TZY
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
closing out this thread..... Ferry ride out...

closing out this thread.....

Ferry ride out of Alaska and back to the lower 48 was a great choice IMHO.

Learned many things about my URAL, how tough it is and how supportive the company is. ...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
thanks Brad....where are you posting your pics...

thanks Brad....where are you posting your pics btw?

now cruising down the pacific coast highway.....not much to report about the scenery in WA but Oregon is doing OK so far.....
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 31,148
Posted By co_g30
Good seeing you guys again today! A great...

Good seeing you guys again today! A great mini-lunch at the Tillamook Cheese Factory and the tour of the aviation museum was tops.

oh, here's today's postings with a couple of pics of you guys:
...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
last posting from Alaska

Leaving Alaska on the ferry from Haines, AK tonight. Here's my last posting:

Last posting from Alaska (http://redlegsrides.blogspot.com/2013/05/uraling-in-alaska-day-49-haines.html)
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Forum: Hacks 05-26-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
Hi Deb, here's the links for today's riding and...

Hi Deb, here's the links for today's riding and yesterday's meetup:

Meeting new friends in Tok (http://redlegsrides.blogspot.ca/2013/05/uraling-through-alaska-day-47-tok-and.html)

riding to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 31,148
Posted By co_g30
A good day of riding to Haines Junction,...

A good day of riding to Haines Junction, occasionally spotting Gary and Deb on their motorcycles as they made their way south through the YT.

I meet Gary and Deb in Tok for the first time...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
today's ride from Valdez to Wasilla....thinking...

today's ride from Valdez to Wasilla....thinking of Whittier in a day or so.

http://redlegsrides.blogspot.com/2013/05/uraling-in-alaska-day-41-valdez-to.html
...
Forum: Hacks 05-18-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
parts for the powerarc ignition have arrived,...

parts for the powerarc ignition have arrived, have installed the coil only for now.....one part at a time, till I figure out which one doesn't like wet weather.

the coil being outside, is the...
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
yep, leaning towards the coil myself. parts...

yep, leaning towards the coil myself.

parts will be here this Saturday by 3PM per USPS anyways....I'll replace the coil first, leaving the other parts in place and see if that was the issue.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
A ride to Valdez

Rode my URAL Rig to Valdez, AK today along the Glenn and Richardson Highways....gorgeous mountain views were the offerings of the day....
...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
Thanks again for the hospitality Alaskahack...

Thanks again for the hospitality Alaskahack (Bob)....

I've updated the blog with last two rides....the one you and I did on Wednesday: LINK...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
Well, as I am moving at URAL speed, I don't...

Well, as I am moving at URAL speed, I don't expect to reach Fairbanks till late April so it should be fine. Yes, I have a heated vest and grips. Have ridden in -14F with no issues.
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
thanks for the offer.

thanks for the offer.
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
thank you for your kind offer! I will be staying...

thank you for your kind offer! I will be staying with college buddy in Everett, north of Seattle....but thank you anyways.
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,281
Posted By co_g30
Uraling to Alaska

My 2011 URAL Patrol and I start riding to Alaska from Flagstaff. AZ second week of next month. Here's the route as of today....

More details/postings on my personal blog as I go....

Googlemaps:...
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By co_g30
Uraling in Snowy Red Rocks Park

Four Uralisti met for breakfast today at the Red Rocks Grill in Morrison, CO....afterwards three of us took our two rigs through the snow-covered parking lots of Red Rocks Park.....a good time was...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By co_g30
Anniversary ride with my Ural and fellow Uralisti

Almost 300 Kilometers of riding for my 2011 URAL Patrol rig Valencia and I, in the company of three other URAL rigs and four fellow Uralisti. We crossed the Continental Divide twice using Berthoud...
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By co_g30
A Quiet Ride in the Country - during the Rocky Snow Storm

Perfect riding conditions, so long as you're on three wheels that is, at least with my limited offroad skills with two-wheels and snow!

More pictures, and a video on personal blog: LINK...
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By co_g30
Just went over 20k km today

Just went over 20k km today
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