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Forum: Hacks 02-10-2015, 05:27 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
Facebook has a some good groups. Just search for...

Facebook has a some good groups. Just search for Ural. The "Ural Motorcycles" group I think is the best. Warning on getting a Ural. You will never have as much fun while cursing at your rig, than...
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2015, 03:05 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
I think what is being asked of you is- what...

I think what is being asked of you is- what EXACTLY did your dealer and Ural say was the reason, they would not cover your warrenty claim? There must be a specific reason. What exactly caused the...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 06:50 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
Ok, I was going to say, just want to be post...

Ok, I was going to say, just want to be post 3000! Which I was!
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 06:48 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
Hey, just want

Hey, just want
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 08:18 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
My humble aplogies Mr Cob. I type on a very small...

My humble aplogies Mr Cob. I type on a very small keybord on my phone, with two large thumbs. Mr. Cob it is!
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Wow, lots of acrimony here. I just like Urals. I...

Wow, lots of acrimony here. I just like Urals. I fully acknowledge their limitations and past faults. I also acknowledge that they are far from perfect. Accept they are perfect, warts and all for me...
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2015, 05:00 PM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Yes, get a Ural.

Yes, get a Ural.
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
Sure they are all in this thread. I own a Ural,...

Sure they are all in this thread. I own a Ural, this thread was a big part in my purchase of my rig, so I keep an interest in tbe thread. To call someone a "shill" because they post 73 times, over...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 04:49 AM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Wow! You sure are passionate about calling me...

Wow! You sure are passionate about calling me out. Real deal? Yes, i contribute to this thread. But, I still do not understand how 72 posts out of almost 3000, over 2 years makes someone a shill....
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 04:27 AM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Ok, I checked. You have made over 7000 total...

Ok, I checked. You have made over 7000 total posts on various threads. I made, 71 out of almost 3000 posts to this thread, over a two year period of time. I went for many, many months before I began...
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2015, 10:55 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
Well said!!:cool:

Well said!!:cool:
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2015, 10:16 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
I do not doubt one bit that the two people I...

I do not doubt one bit that the two people I commented on had poor experiences, I still think disparaging a whole brand and making broad statements as if they are indicative of Ural as a whole, is...
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2015, 03:02 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
Here's the issue I have, concerning your dilemma,...

Here's the issue I have, concerning your dilemma, and that of the guy who started this thread- making a broad negative statements as fact, concerning Ural motorcycles as a whole. I do not discount...
Forum: Hacks 01-16-2015, 01:30 AM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Have you read much if this thread. 2007 was a...

Have you read much if this thread. 2007 was a banner year for Ural. That was the year where all the quality control and part outsourcing came together. I will not go into the list of the significant...
Forum: Hacks 01-16-2015, 01:08 AM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Don't blame you for wanting a Ural. Despite their...

Don't blame you for wanting a Ural. Despite their " charms" they don't talk back to you. ;) You can yell, curse, shake your fist at, and even hit a Ural with a hammer, and it will never say a word....
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
Yep, Urals are illogical, impracticable, semi...

Yep, Urals are illogical, impracticable, semi reliable, cantankerous, odd, beasts. Wouldn't have it any other way! :p
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2015, 02:41 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
I would add, make sure the rig is set up...

I would add, make sure the rig is set up properly, especially the side car wheel. If the wheel is not adjusted right, it could affect the stability and result in a greater tendency to lift the chair....
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
I agree fully!

I agree fully!
Forum: Hacks 12-30-2014, 06:05 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
Leave it to Chuck Norris to have THE MOST AWESOME...

Leave it to Chuck Norris to have THE MOST AWESOME CHRISTMAS COMERCIAL EVER!!!
Forum: Hacks 12-27-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
I heard Chuck Norris was riding an older Ural,...

I heard Chuck Norris was riding an older Ural, and the alternator grenaded. He fixed the rig by just sneering at it!
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 11:18 PM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Sorry about that. I had to stop in mid sentence,...

Sorry about that. I had to stop in mid sentence, and inadvertently hit send. What I was going to say was, Ural has to take several issues in mind before making radical changes to their production...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
There are several issues that Ural must deal with...

There are several issues that Ural must deal with everytime they make a radical change
Forum: Hacks 08-30-2014, 12:12 AM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
As we all know, Chuck Norris can fix a Ural just...

As we all know, Chuck Norris can fix a Ural just by glaring at it[emoji12]
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
Best post on this thread yet!

Best post on this thread yet!
Forum: Hacks 08-21-2014, 07:20 PM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
I have a 2008 and it is a blast! There are a...

I have a 2008 and it is a blast! There are a whole slew of posts on this thread concerning the quality of any given year. With that said, over the course of the last 9 years or so, Ural has...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 06:48 PM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Thanks. So simple on a Ural!

Thanks. So simple on a Ural!
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2014, 01:55 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
Look, the Ural is more capable than any...

Look, the Ural is more capable than any production bike with an accessory sidecar added period. It can go over, through and on more kinds of road conditions than any BMW with a hack attached, aside a...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
I do not live in a fantasy land! Now excuse me, I...

I do not live in a fantasy land! Now excuse me, I have to feed the unicorns.
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Oh No! We Uralistas have been found out. Our...

Oh No! We Uralistas have been found out. Our nefarious scheme has been uncovered. What will we do? As for me I'll just keep riding places no BMW sidecar rig can go.
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
I have a friend with aScrambler and Dnepr...

I have a friend with aScrambler and Dnepr sidrcar. He loves it! But, though it is faster, it just does not handle as well as the Ural and he even switched to a leading link front fork. Furthermore...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Ok, you've been put off by the many negative...

Ok, you've been put off by the many negative posts and issues presented on this thread. Can't blame you. But, Urals are their own machine. Comparisons to others brands just can't apply since their...
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Of course you can make almost any motorcycle into...

Of course you can make almost any motorcycle into a sidecar and can do it cheep as you demonstrated in your post. However, there is no other motorcycle manufacturer who makes complete rigs with the...
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Oh, I guess you did not see the word "many" I...

Oh, I guess you did not see the word "many" I never said all. I had a great friend who loved his Harley and rode with him all the time. I do not "hate" Harleys, it is just the majority of Harley...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By mesacactus
There is a difference between Harley owners and...

There is a difference between Harley owners and Ural owners. Many Harley owners live in a fantasy world. They see Harleys as the end all and be all of motorcycles. They will never acknowledge, nor...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2014, 04:04 PM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
I agee. that's why I do my own too. Sent...

I agee. that's why I do my own too.

Sent from my SM-N900P using Tapatalk
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By mesacactus
Not much. But, for those who have others do their...

Not much. But, for those who have others do their maintenance, the frequent intervals do add up. When you have modern Japanese bikes going up to 20000 miles between valve adjustments, upwards of 8000...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Well said! Sent from my SM-N900P using...

Well said!

Sent from my SM-N900P using Tapatalk
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2014, 06:22 PM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Look at the Ural set ups from Ural of New...

Look at the Ural set ups from Ural of New England. They have some Gear Ups with additional features that make them far more off road compliant. Of course your looking at over 20 grand for one.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
Yep, Urals do have a voracious appetite. But,...

Yep, Urals do have a voracious appetite. But, like a good work horse they well serve you well when taken care of. Come to the dark side we'er waiting for you with a foil hat!

Sent from my SM-N900P...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2014, 06:06 PM
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Views: 535,298
Posted By mesacactus
One more thing, That rig does not count. It does...

One more thing, That rig does not count. It does not even approach affordability. To use it as an example is way off for those who are living in the real world. Cool though.

Sent from my SM-N900P...
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