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Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,692
Views: 385,245
Posted By RoundEye
Really?

"All offroad bikes have shaft drive". I guess KTM better get on the ball then! My only disappointment is that the Africa Twin isn't in NORTH AMERICA yet!
I'll lube the chain later...
Forum: Alaska 05-09-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By RoundEye
Why Ship?

Adventure Cycleworks in Fairbanks. Hit the website, tell them what you want, they send you an invoice via PayPal, you pay it and the tires are waiting there for you when you arrive. I've heard...
Forum: Alaska 05-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,968
Posted By RoundEye
OK, now I'm nervous...

I'm taking off from San Jose to Deadhorse 25MAY14. I run hot and so does Aerostich (no electrics) but the wind chills detailed in that chart caught my attention!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,691
Posted By RoundEye
No drops, PILOTED the Ural, awesome event! ...

No drops, PILOTED the Ural, awesome event!

All the best to Cody!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,691
Posted By RoundEye
I'M A STAR!! 40 seconds in, that's ME piloting...

I'M A STAR!! 40 seconds in, that's ME piloting the Ural! I got passed by everyone starting after 7:30 both days.

Thank You OMC for yet another great event! 2007 Ural Arctic Gear Up w/...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,691
Posted By RoundEye
You think YOU'RE crazy? I'm doing it FOR THE...

You think YOU'RE crazy? I'm doing it FOR THE THIRD TIME on an '07 Ural Arctic Gear-Up with a sidecar! Things go bad and we can toss your 100cc two stroker in the sidecar! :D
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,691
Posted By RoundEye
Day 2 "Land Slide" still in the route?

Quick Question!

There was a spot on Day 2 I believe that included a "land slide". We were able to get through it in 2011 with "an old buck knife and a dead blow hammer" to clear the debris.

I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,441
Posted By RoundEye
Hacks and The Sheetiron 2012

Nice looking rig! Keep your eyes pealed for the Ural Arctic!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,441
Posted By RoundEye
Sheetiron 300 Dual Sport 2012

I'm in, #177 going for "two in a row" on the '07 Ural Arctic Gear-Up! Any other hacks registered?
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By RoundEye
2012 Sheetiron 300 - Here we go again!

Her we go again!

I had so much fun last year that I decided to run it one more time! I'm registered #177 for the 2012 running of the Oakland Motorcycle Club's Sheetiron 300! Any other Urals...
Forum: Hacks 11-26-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By RoundEye
Nice Pipes!!!

Hey Windmill!!

Those pipes are NICE! I rode the SheetIron 300 last year and hit so much mud that I actually turned the stock exhaust into pontoons. I was so shocked that the pipes actually...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By RoundEye
It finally happened...

Disconnect the disc?!? That's the only brake that works on a Ural!
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By RoundEye
It finally happened...

Spoke check'n, here I come! Hear that Ski?

And thinking of selling yours, say it ain't so!
Forum: Hacks 07-14-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By RoundEye
Mendocino In September

I had a GREAT time last year! I say this year we tear Point Arena UP! And nice acquisition on the Go-Pro! Any "test footage" uploaded yet?
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By RoundEye
It finally happened...

Doing about 50 on the curves on 17 heading over to Summit from San Jose when all of a sudden everything got "soft" and I got a bunch of "lateral instability". I now know what it feels like to loose...
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,589
Posted By RoundEye
Exhaust Options

Windmill,

Based on the images I am seeing here, it looks like you went in a "two to one" format on your pipes? How about a couple more pictures? And in reference to the Raceway aftermarket...
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,589
Posted By RoundEye
Who Owns This Arctic?!?!?

I LIKE the exhaust!!! Tell me all about it!

http://adventuresidecar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BlackDog-2011/i-wB2C5hD/0/M/IMG00647-20110604-0815-M.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,589
Posted By RoundEye
Sorry to hear that Windmill!

Hey Windmill,

I saw your picture on Post 1 and replied immediately. Then I finished reading the rest of the thread. Condolences on the loss of your FD. :cry
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,589
Posted By RoundEye
Windmill!!!

I'd know that green Patrol anywhere. How'd it go Windmill?
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,720
Posted By RoundEye
80 Top Speed, right...

Let me guess, they dropped him out the back of a C130...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By RoundEye
Sheetiron 2011 Water Crossing

Super Suz posted this on the "DayTripp'n" forum, originally posted on YouTube by OldRatMike. That's me at 5:30! Thanks for the video Suz and OldRatMike!

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Forum: Hacks 05-26-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By RoundEye
Reverse and two-wheel drive! Worked great this...

Reverse and two-wheel drive! Worked great this time but the last 24 miles of day 1 were the toughest.

"Sherwood" had an uphill grade of nothing but mud that seemed to go on forever. I slid...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By RoundEye
Hacks & The Sheetiron 300 Dual Sport 2011 - IT HAPPENED!!!

OK 3legs, IT HAPPENED!!! And it was a riot! 4 sidecars started this years running of the Oakland Motorcycle Club's Sheetiron 300.

Saturday morning May 21, 2011 , Stonyford CA, Marty Chin and...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,711
Posted By RoundEye
I tossed two cases on back and another on the...

I tossed two cases on back and another on the sidecar step too!

But I like the way you think RMRR!!!
...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By RoundEye
Hacks & The Sheetiron 300 Dual Sport 2011

OK, I've signed up for the Sheetiron 300 Dual Sport 2011 ride out of Stonyford, CA on May 21/22. Any other Hack Pilots register for this ride?

SOUND OFF!!!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,682
Posted By RoundEye
All IN!!!

Number 31, 07 Ural Arctic Gear-Up...
Forum: Hacks 03-18-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,665
Posted By RoundEye
spray-in bed liner into your hack

You betcher ass I put that "spray-in bed liner into my hack" and I would do it again in a second! It worked GREAT!!!
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,910
Posted By RoundEye
The "L" stands for Lock-Tite

"Thought the KLR was the only thing that needed Lock-Tite? Go figger... "

Ain't THAT the truth!!!
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,008
Posted By RoundEye
No lower!!!

OK Ivan, hearing that you are now getting 17mpg is breaking my heart. Mileage on my Arctic when I got it (at 5K km) was always between 28 and 32mpg and then about 18 months ago it started sliding...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,749
Posted By RoundEye
TriQuest Did Mine Also!

Ski at TriQuest did mine also. Looks great, last a long time! I highly recommend it!
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,008
Posted By RoundEye
Mileage

07 Ural Arctic, 25000km.

No matter how I ride it or what I ride it on, my 07 Arctic gets 22mpg. Slower on dirt? 22mpg 60/65 on slab? 22mpg

I love my Arctic, I hate its mileage...
Forum: Hacks 02-01-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,258
Posted By RoundEye
Welcome!

Welcome to the Collective (almost) CurtOKC!

If you are still making up your mind on which Ural to get, I recommend the Gear Up. It goes everywhere, does everything and the two-wheel drive is...
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By RoundEye
Saturday At Alices

Well we made it! I lent my KLR to a friend and we headed up to Alice's. The weather was overcast in the Bay Area but more like Seattle up on Skyline, one of those "non-stop mists":
...
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By RoundEye
Bay Area Ural Pilots - Saturday at Alices?

Hey SF Bay Area Ural Pilots, Heads-Up!

The weather's not supposed to be bad this Saturday. How about a run up Skyline for breakfast at Alice's? I've never seen more than one Ural up there at a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By RoundEye
Bay Area Ural Pilots - Saturday at Alices?

Hey SF Bay Area Ural Pilots, Heads-Up!

The weather's not supposed to be bad this Saturday. How about a run up Skyline for breakfast at Alice's? I've never seen more than one Ural up there at a...
Forum: Hacks 11-27-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By RoundEye
New Gear-Up Must Have Add-Ons

Congratulations on the new Gear-Up, the best of the best Ural has to offer. In my opinion, the top two add-ons are:

1) A lock for the trunk. Something like Delaware Dave’s Ural Trunk Lock Kit...
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,869
Posted By RoundEye
Pictures!!!!!

PICTURES!!!!!
Forum: Hacks 10-06-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,628
Posted By RoundEye
I went with the Raceway...

I went with the Raceway Nose Rack for my Arctic and I too got it because I thought it looked good. I have found two good uses for it. It's perfect for holding an 8 pack of Guinness and I use it all...
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,410
Posted By RoundEye
Nice Weekend!

Hey DaFoole!

Thanks for spearheading this get together! I had a great time and that call regarding taking Stewart's Point over from 1 to 101 was a good one also!

Pics available at:
...
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,410
Posted By RoundEye
I've got Thursday and Friday off so I can leave...

I've got Thursday and Friday off so I can leave either day. I'm thinking about heading up 1 from Santa Cruz. Anybody else thinking about the same route? If so what time frame You thinking of...
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