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Forum: Hacks 02-23-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,390
Posted By Rocket Rob
I have a 2003 2WD Gear Up.....no disc...

I have a 2003 2WD Gear Up.....no disc brake.....wheels are interchangeable.....had it over 2 years.......spot on now.

Been to France, Belgium, Germany and Devon in it......!

I would pilot it...
Forum: Europe 02-13-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By Rocket Rob
Carole Nash Classic Bike Show 16/17th Feb

I'm piloting the Ural of Love down to this classic bike show at the Bath & West Showground. Leaving London on friday and heading down to Stonehenge Campsite for the night. Onward to the show on...
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 34,147
Posted By Rocket Rob
ZundappUK I've been reading your posts...

ZundappUK

I've been reading your posts about the Ardennes tours with great interest. I live in London and I've got a Ural Gear Up 2wd that myself and a mate took to Germany and Belgium basically...
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,409
Posted By Rocket Rob
Halflive Look forward to meeting you. I will...

Halflive

Look forward to meeting you. I will pm you with my mobile number and directions as required.


Cheers


Rob
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,409
Posted By Rocket Rob
John........the Westgate entrance if travelling...

John........the Westgate entrance if travelling on foot or Eastgate if on 3 wheels!

Regards

Rob
Forum: Hacks 01-14-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,409
Posted By Rocket Rob
Halflive.....I live and work in the Tower of...

Halflive.....I live and work in the Tower of London. I also ride a right hand continental 2wd Gear Up and keep it here in the Tower with me.

I ride through London alot and its not that...
Forum: Europe 01-23-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Yes looks a bit that way! We are coming from...

Yes looks a bit that way! We are coming from Central London so Ashford/Chunnel isn't too far........as you pass.....look out for the White Ensign on a camo Gear Up.......that's us!

Cheers

Rob
Forum: Europe 01-23-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Oldenough.......hoping to be at West Frechen...

Oldenough.......hoping to be at West Frechen evening Wednesday night....safe trip....

Cheers

Rob
Forum: Europe 01-23-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Packed but not loaded yet........ride safe Jim! ...

Packed but not loaded yet........ride safe Jim!


Cheers

Rob
Forum: Europe 01-19-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Thanks Gray.....will look out for ya.......ride...

Thanks Gray.....will look out for ya.......ride safe fellas.....see you for a beer or 5 at Elefant Rally HQ!

Drog...safe journey...look out for the White Ensign at the Rally for a beer!
Forum: Europe 01-19-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Booked on the 1130 Chunnel on Wednesday...

Booked on the 1130 Chunnel on Wednesday 25th....had to move it right....see you in Koln or at the rally!!
Forum: Europe 01-06-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
We are probably going to be on the same Tunnel...

We are probably going to be on the same Tunnel departure as you guys.......Ex RM etc

2 of us in the Ural outfit....me and my oppo Shady .....possibly overnight in Koln.....no real...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,497
Posted By Rocket Rob
Had my 07 990 Adv for 3 months now......commute...

Had my 07 990 Adv for 3 months now......commute London to Plymouth every week....450 miles....in all weathers. Had 5 BMW GS's over the years but I would have the Adv every time over the Beemer.
Forum: Europe 12-28-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Getting itchy feet too....... now this...

Getting itchy feet too.......

now this Christmas arse is out of the way can concentrate on the preps for the trip.
Forum: Europe 12-25-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Jim....don't think we will be there much before...

Jim....don't think we will be there much before the Thursday evening......going to be on the Wednesday morning Chunnel.....so the Brit Camp will probably be up and running.

We should be arriving...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 27,755
Posted By Rocket Rob
Brilliant report of an amazing journey.....! ...

Brilliant report of an amazing journey.....!

Just read up to now during a night shift - thanks very much.

Ride safe mate

Rob
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,902
Posted By Rocket Rob
Very subjective.... I use a...

Very subjective....

I use a sheepskin...cost a tenner......does it look like Grandads Buick.....who cares? (not really sure what a Buick is...maybe Kojacks Police car?)

I ride over 400 mile...
Forum: Hacks 12-20-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,124
Posted By Rocket Rob
Well just taken the Ural out for a spin round...

Well just taken the Ural out for a spin round South London...Bermondsey - Old Kent Road - Elephant & Castle - London Bridge.

No snow but lots of UDF!
Forum: Europe 12-19-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Gray....I sent ExRM a PM mate....don't know of...

Gray....I sent ExRM a PM mate....don't know of he's seen it or not?

Cheers

Rob
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,794
Posted By Rocket Rob
Go get it and ride it back.......only way. ...

Go get it and ride it back.......only way.

I bought my Gear Up 2wd in Cork at 2100hrs on a rainy Monday night having flown in from the UK.......

then I rode it to Dublin( that same night )in...
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,124
Posted By Rocket Rob
Wicked........! Would love some snow for Old...

Wicked........! Would love some snow for Old London Town too....

to get the rig out and about when very little else is on the road sounds great...!
Forum: Europe 12-16-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Arctic sleeping bag sorted plus 10 man Rat...

Arctic sleeping bag sorted plus 10 man Rat Pack........

Peat cooker and warmers kit all sorted too.

Ural rig serviced 1st week in Jan....then prep for firing for Wednesday 25th Jan....jumping...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,886
Posted By Rocket Rob
DirtyDR... this will be my first time to...

DirtyDR...

this will be my first time to the Elefant so I'll let you know how I get on!
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,886
Posted By Rocket Rob
lol....looks like fun! I'll let you know...

lol....looks like fun!

I'll let you know how cold it gets at the Elefant Rally in Jan 12.....
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,886
Posted By Rocket Rob
Had a screen on when I bought my Gear...

Had a screen on when I bought my Gear Up......soon took it off though as it looked minging.

Anyway.....real men don't ride with a screen do they.....?:lol3
Forum: Europe 11-24-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Gray... Roger that....thanks....might aim...

Gray...

Roger that....thanks....might aim to be at the tunnel for that time.......going to be a fair bit slower than you though!

Cheers

Rob
Forum: Europe 11-23-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Plans are set to go from Central London on the...

Plans are set to go from Central London on the Gear - Up. Will be leaving Wednesday morning and probably use the tunnel arriving in Koln that evening for a stopover (beer) in the Formule 1. Then...
Forum: Europe 11-13-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,211
Posted By Rocket Rob
I'm also doing the Elefant Rally .....on my Ural...

I'm also doing the Elefant Rally .....on my Ural rig......I use goggles as well.....issued by the Pusser for Iraq/Afghan!

Open face lid too and I would probably use the same set up if I was doing...
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,712
Posted By Rocket Rob
Thanks for the information Jethro.......hopefully...

Thanks for the information Jethro.......hopefully see you there...

look out for the large Royal Navy White Ensign!

Ride safe

Rob
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,270
Posted By Rocket Rob
Erm.....use my 990 on my weekly commute London to...

Erm.....use my 990 on my weekly commute London to Plymouth return....bout 450 miles?
Forum: Hacks 11-07-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,712
Posted By Rocket Rob
Adge, Thanks for the advice......plans...

Adge,

Thanks for the advice......plans forming up nicely!

Probably see you in Koln.....

Rob
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,712
Posted By Rocket Rob
Roger that..... cheers Rob

Roger that.....

cheers

Rob
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,712
Posted By Rocket Rob
Adge - you have a PM.... Cheers Rob

Adge - you have a PM....

Cheers

Rob
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,712
Posted By Rocket Rob
Steve - this is the first year I can do it...

Steve - this is the first year I can do it because of my leave dates....been planning to go for 3 years but the leaves always wrong. Shame you couldn't make it mate......

Rod - what tyres...
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,712
Posted By Rocket Rob
Elephant Rally Jan 27 - 29

Just sorting my Ural rig out for the Elephant Rally in Jan.....

I'm leaving from Central London via the Chunnel probably on the Wednesday or Thursday before (25/26).......

I know there is...
Forum: Europe 10-08-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,899
Posted By Rocket Rob
Good possibility that I may be going from...

Good possibility that I may be going from London.......probably on my Ural Gear Up.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,479
Posted By Rocket Rob
Let me tell you what 'throwing money down the...

Let me tell you what 'throwing money down the toilet' is: my last 53 plate 1150 GSA that Servo died (1480) and clutch slave cylinder leaked oil onto the clutch (500). (Translate those prices into...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,185
Posted By Rocket Rob
Might be around on sunday Crotch.....

Might be around on sunday Crotch.....
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,185
Posted By Rocket Rob
Ural in London UK

Yes...it's true.....we are Uraling round London... whenever possible.....Camo Gear Up.....trying to get out more but busy with work...

looking forward to seeing folks around and about.....
...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,552
Posted By Rocket Rob
Don't sit on the fence Tarka......say what you...

Don't sit on the fence Tarka......say what you mean....lol...
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