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Forum: Hacks 01-14-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,448
Posted By CrankyTom
A pirate walks into a bar with a ship's wheel...

A pirate walks into a bar with a ship's wheel stuffed down the front of his pants.The bartender says"hey do you know you have a ship's wheel in your pants?"The pirate says "arrr,of course I know,it's...
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,801
Posted By CrankyTom
+1 Took me a whole summer to start really...

+1 Took me a whole summer to start really loosening up while driving my Ural.
It's been two summers now and I'm feeling fairly competent,I'm cruising and cornering much faster now(have to watch the...
Forum: Hacks 12-01-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,724
Posted By CrankyTom
I'm with airheadDan and Prmurat-had a get-of that...

I'm with airheadDan and Prmurat-had a get-of that resulted in a plate and some screws in my left leg,and left me a little twitchy around two wheels,and I like the out of the ordinary aspect of...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By CrankyTom
Apparently lots of people here with no sense of...

Apparently lots of people here with no sense of humor.
Of course if you ride a Harley or Beemer, or almost anything else for that matter, the idea of headquarters poking fun at themselves would be...
Forum: Hacks 09-18-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,677
Posted By CrankyTom
As are you-a clear cut case of the pot calling...

As are you-a clear cut case of the pot calling the kettle black.:dhorse
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By CrankyTom
Prmurat-You'll get a lot more info at...

Prmurat-You'll get a lot more info at www.caimag.com (http://www.caimag.com) or www.virtualindian.org (http://www.virtualindian.org) or www.antiquemotorcycle.org (http://www.antiquemotorcycle.org) -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,828
Posted By CrankyTom
http://www.whitehorsegear.com/traffic-light-trigge...

http://www.whitehorsegear.com/traffic-light-trigger-high-powered
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By CrankyTom
A hassock is a glorified footstool Cassock

A hassock is a glorified footstool
Cassock
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,151
Posted By CrankyTom
Oct. of 2012 almost the exact same scenario-I was...

Oct. of 2012 almost the exact same scenario-I was a third of a mile from home,about 30-35 mph on a damp road and hit what must have been a patch of oil.The front end stated to slide out and I put my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By CrankyTom
Hah!Idid it-most likely did it the hard way but I...

Hah!Idid it-most likely did it the hard way but I did it!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By CrankyTom
http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike...

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike/DaveampTomMC004_zpsad8fda22.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By CrankyTom
http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike...

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike/DaveampTomMC003_zps84ba8149.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By CrankyTom
http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike...

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike/DaveampTomMC002_zpsf324c55c.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By CrankyTom
http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike...

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike/DaveampTomMC001_zps56f01f45.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By CrankyTom
Damn it, things that worked earlier aren't...

Damn it, things that worked earlier aren't working now!I have to quit before I start throwing things,will try again later.
Computers make me cranky.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,543
Posted By CrankyTom
Hi all-I don't know if it's just me and my lack...

Hi all-I don't know if it's just me and my lack of computer skills or if others find posting pics on this site a major PITA,but I've just wasted enough time trying to get it done right so now I'm...
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,071
Views: 536,339
Posted By CrankyTom
+2 with Mr. Cob Ilya- it would certainly be...

+2 with Mr. Cob
Ilya- it would certainly be nice if all the reviews were glowing endorsements of Urals,but given the technological level of these bikes we know that's not going to happen.This...
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,884
Posted By CrankyTom
I wound up on a Ural by accident-litteraly! ...

I wound up on a Ural by accident-litteraly!
Last Oct. I fell off my Indian Chief-going completely straight and at no more than thirty mph the front end suddenly just washed out.Must have been an...
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Thanks-I like the look of the black drivetrain...

Thanks-I like the look of the black drivetrain myself,but it was just coincidence that was what it had.It's supposed to help resist corrosion from road salt etc.
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
CrankyToms bike take2

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike/IMG_0698_zpsa801b331.jpg
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
CrankyTom's Ural Patrol

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/Tomsbike/th_IMG_0698_zpsa801b331.jpg?t=1380990725

Still not able to post pic the way I'd like,but getting closer
Forum: Hacks 05-13-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Hobbomock-Yup,Boxborough,but you didn't ride this...

Hobbomock-Yup,Boxborough,but you didn't ride this one-it was in a warehouse in NJ.
Had it out again yesterday,really starting to get the hang of using the throttle and brakes to help steer.Takes a...
Forum: Hacks 05-11-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Thanks-That was what the dealer put on setting it...

Thanks-That was what the dealer put on setting it up,it was the last one left over from last year.
Forum: Hacks 05-11-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Got it!

Finally got my first Ural/first sidecar yesterday,a bare bones 2012 Patrol T with just thirty klicks on the clock.Talk about new experiences and steep learning curves!I rode for three hours and about...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Oh no you don't,you're not getting me in the...

Oh no you don't,you're not getting me in the middle of that argument!
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
WallyWorld,huh?There's one of those not far from...

WallyWorld,huh?There's one of those not far from me,I'll have to take a run out there and see what they have.Thankyou
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Thanks Bob good to know that,and not just for...

Thanks Bob good to know that,and not just for thebikes.
I see you're up in the White Mountains-I love it up there,I try to get in two or three camping trips a year,usually at Lafayette or sometimes...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Thanks,I'm hoping to have some fun this summer...

Thanks,I'm hoping to have some fun this summer and at least it will be a new experience.
By the way,that little bit of nothing you don't have any more-I think I found it!
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Thanks!That's just the kind of suggestion I was...

Thanks!That's just the kind of suggestion I was looking for-seems kind of obvious when it's right in front of you,but I would never have thought of that.
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 39,140
Posted By CrankyTom
Noob with a question

Hello all-I'm hoping to get my first Ural soon(late this week or next week)but it will have to live outside for a bit untill I can make some room and widen the doors on my shed.My question-is threre...
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