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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,341
Views: 628,001
Posted By vetsurginc
They all do that :D

They all do that :D
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By vetsurginc
" the consensus it's like riding a quad with yaw,...

" the consensus it's like riding a quad with yaw, but far cooler. "

Congratulations on taking the plunge. It is a learning experience. The thing to remember about the yaw (right turns...
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,341
Views: 628,001
Posted By vetsurginc
You will soon find you regret never being able to...

You will soon find you regret never being able to get anywhere on time, because everyone wants to ask questions, oou and ahhh over it's timeless beauty:killen, and getting your dog/kids/wife/girl...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-21-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Missed you. A friend and I were there after an...

Missed you. A friend and I were there after an around the lake jaunt that started in the morning. We were dehadrating so stopped for a gallon of ice itea:evil
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
I was thinking of hitting Corbett early as well...

I was thinking of hitting Corbett early as well and do some puttering around. Weather makes early am seem the best bet. I will try and hit the 7:30 mark but don't wait for me - you'll leave me in...
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3,341
Views: 628,001
Posted By vetsurginc
Usually can find a neutral between 2nd and third....

Usually can find a neutral between 2nd and third. Feels just like the real neutral until you shift to "first" to take off:shog
Forum: Hacks 06-10-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,341
Views: 628,001
Posted By vetsurginc
Definitely right to think of it as a beemer...

Definitely right to think of it as a beemer airhead. My 78' R80 was finally run in at 20,000 miles. My 2011 GU was notably better in all aspects at 10,000 km, and continues to improve (shifting,...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By vetsurginc
That is a beauty rig! But can the dog get enough...

That is a beauty rig! But can the dog get enough wind through those windows :lol3
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By vetsurginc
6'4" 227lbs, 34" inseam. PUt a police solo...

6'4" 227lbs, 34" inseam. PUt a police solo saddle (Harley) on it and had the room I needed for my legs. Works fine for me. although there are still times I wish for more road speed when I'm...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Mountain twisties, non. Flatistan says it all. ...

Mountain twisties, non. Flatistan says it all. Even flat roads with curves are a challenge. Dirt roads are there, as the messages indicate. For good twisties you ride to Georgia :D

I'm located...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-04-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
I'm out. :cry Band rehearsal.:drums

I'm out. :cry Band rehearsal.:drums
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By vetsurginc
Sounds like a lot of work ahead of you. Sitting...

Sounds like a lot of work ahead of you. Sitting that long talking gummy carbs at the least. Might also need to replace a lot of the rubber seals. Brakes will be a takeapart clean and refurbish. ...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By vetsurginc
And you don't even have to put a beemer engine in...

And you don't even have to put a beemer engine in it until you wear the ural one out. Still have the ural gear box?
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 52,195
Posted By vetsurginc
Great find on the taillight/fender light set. ...

Great find on the taillight/fender light set. That's what I've needed for my Ural. The original plastics get brittle and start shedding. Only a matter of time before I have naked lights. Now I'll...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-01-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Definite no to compression, unless you want to...

Definite no to compression, unless you want to loose the toe (bad idea). The nail trick works well if there is fluid under (often is) and not a problem if there isn't.

Foot soaks in warm water...
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By vetsurginc
Off camber can be a real bear. Unless you really...

Off camber can be a real bear. Unless you really lean over the car, your body weight is outside the safety triangle (formed by the three wheels) and tipping over becomes much easier. Downhill...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-31-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Great looking roads! Time for a return trip :D ...

Great looking roads! Time for a return trip :D Would you prefer I put E10 premium in my cans, or pure gas (something like 89 octane I believe):ear I used up everything on my ride today, so gotta...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 309,556
Posted By vetsurginc
Your last message suggests not quite ready. Yet...

Your last message suggests not quite ready. Yet people are posting they have ordered?

What's the real status?

Order via Paypal as in your first message?

Amount for the new ones?

I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-29-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Won't be able to make it with Vasily tomorrow. ...

Won't be able to make it with Vasily tomorrow. Friend of my is not feeling her best, so I'll be making grocery runs.

Any idea what direction your going to take?
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By vetsurginc
Welcome to the nut club:clap You are...

Welcome to the nut club:clap

You are definitely driving a hack. Lean to the turn side to keep the car down (right turns) and rear wheel planted (left turns). I find I'm constantly shifting on...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Ah! Fun day. I just need another 4 inches of...

Ah! Fun day. I just need another 4 inches of suspension travel to keep up with the solo bikes :rofl

http://vetsurgpics.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ural-stuff/i-Vs6hV8G/0/M/onroadIMG_0830-M.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-23-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Intend to make it to Racetrack at least. Still...

Intend to make it to Racetrack at least. Still waiting for skid plate so may just say hi for now depending on early route.:ricky
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,440
Posted By vetsurginc
Gotta be an adjustment for the car brake...

Gotta be an adjustment for the car brake somewhere. Heck I drive a Ural (drum rears) and I can adjust it so rig stops straight with minimal effort. Even the newer Urals with disc's all around have...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-22-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,369
Posted By vetsurginc
Glad your ok. Cudo's for your alertness, seeing...

Glad your ok. Cudo's for your alertness, seeing the risk and taking action. :clap ATGAT works!
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,869
Posted By vetsurginc
Ah, Ural madness. Me too. Which bike do you...

Ah, Ural madness. Me too. Which bike do you have? If it's two wheel drive be aware when running with sidecar engaged it will really want to go straight! Powering around in the dirt with help of...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By vetsurginc
I was going to suggest looking at a Ural Utility...

I was going to suggest looking at a Ural Utility box sidecar

But the Newfie carrier is great!
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-18-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Thanks for the reply and the offer! Yup. ...

Thanks for the reply and the offer!

Yup. GearUp can drive sidecar wheel. I've got a block pattern tire mounted on the spare that would be best for off road. Duro currently on pusher is getting...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-16-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 13,094
Posted By vetsurginc
Sidecars on the trails?

I''ve been riding the roads with the remnants of the TriCounty BMW Riders. We usually meet Sunday AM at the Deli Inn for breakfast, 8am all but the first sunday of the month. It's all back road...
Forum: Hacks 05-11-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By vetsurginc
Awesome ride!!!!:bow Gotta ask (given a...

Awesome ride!!!!:bow

Gotta ask (given a rig's thirst for go juice) how do you manage fuel when way the heck and gone? I've got a couple of "fluid" cans on the car, but at 30 mpg I'm not going all...
Forum: Hacks 05-11-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By vetsurginc
Running a 2011 with 30000km. Good so far. Posed...

Running a 2011 with 30000km. Good so far. Posed a question about that to some Oz riders doing a similar transplant. He said no more failures than they had with the original engine. But they run...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,660
Posted By vetsurginc
Carry tire irons, patches and stripped out...

Carry tire irons, patches and stripped out compressor. But I cheat and carry an extra wheel also:freaky
...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,763
Posted By vetsurginc
Beauty bikes. But that Ural is way to clean. ...

Beauty bikes. But that Ural is way to clean. Looks like it even gets w@$H'd:eek1

But I'm...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,206
Posted By vetsurginc
I'm riding a 2011 Ural GU. Proper rig setup is...

I'm riding a 2011 Ural GU. Proper rig setup is critical for handling. This year added the hydraulic steering damper (replacing the old friction disc) and was amazed at the improvement. Most of my...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By vetsurginc
The thought of keeping the two back systems...

The thought of keeping the two back systems separate is very appealing. In the unlikely event one side fails, you still have some rear braking, like the X-systems in cars (at least VW's) that keeps...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By vetsurginc
Thanks to everyone for your input. Decided for...

Thanks to everyone for your input. Decided for the time being, stick with my Ural and RT as they are. Use saved money to farkle both :freaky
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,998
Posted By vetsurginc
1968 R60 with Avon hack 33mgp. 2011 Ural GU...

1968 R60 with Avon hack 33mgp.

2011 Ural GU with adjusted jets 29-31mgp, fast runs 27mpg.

Carry two extra fuel cans. (product of doing over the mountain back roads and pulling into Cheyenne,...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By vetsurginc
BMW final drive and hack?

Given the reported problems some have had with beemer final drives some have had, is there any indication that the drive cannot tolerate the side loading forces associated with hack use?
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,595
Posted By vetsurginc
Having them located between means they are well...

Having them located between means they are well within the stability triangle (a good thing) and while not as effective as haviing them in the sidecar, will give a little more resistence to flying...
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,524
Posted By vetsurginc
$92.30 with VAT, without shipping. Yes, very...

$92.30 with VAT, without shipping. Yes, very dear. :cry
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,524
Posted By vetsurginc
Figure out what camp you fall in and go with...

Figure out what camp you fall in and go with that. Fingernails perpetually greasy? Then build / assemble it yourself otherwise enjoy enjoy a well sorted rig that someone else has built and save...
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