Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

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Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by Harvey Mushman » Thu May 22, 2014 10:12 pm

I bought my 2010 Gear Up in Washington state and rode it home to NY. I'm giving very serious consideration to moving to California. Can someone tell me for fact if the Ural can come with me? The only mod is a Windmill air cleaner but I still have the original airbox.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by roger99a » Fri May 23, 2014 12:58 am

Put 7500 miles on it and it's considered used. Then you can bring it into California.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by JohnBG » Fri May 23, 2014 8:37 am

New California Urals generally require a different airbox with a vapor recovery canister. Most pre-2014 Urals ar "49-state" compliant.

Not sure if the stock 2014 is California CARB-complaint.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by Harvey Mushman » Fri May 23, 2014 8:56 am

roger99a wrote:Put 7500 miles on it and it's considered used. Then you can bring it into California.
That was done on the ride home two years ago. :D Glad to hear it could come along with me.
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Post by 06motorradman » Fri May 23, 2014 9:03 am

I thought everyone was leaving California?
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Post by Harvey Mushman » Fri May 23, 2014 9:10 am

06motorradman wrote:I thought everyone was leaving California?
Try a half century of Upstate NY winters. Same or higher taxes, huge costs for heating, cars rusting out in a few years, and such a short summer that you spend most of it preparing for the next winter. I'm old enough to not get overly riled about politics- I tried to change a little locally and made no difference. Time to find a place where I can enjoy the outdoors more for my remaining years.
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Post by JohnBG » Fri May 23, 2014 9:20 am

Harvey Mushman wrote:
06motorradman wrote:I thought everyone was leaving California?
Try a half century of Upstate NY winters. Same or higher taxes, huge costs for heating, cars rusting out in a few years, and such a short summer that you spend most of it preparing for the next winter. I'm old enough to not get overly riled about politics- I tried to change a little locally and made no difference. Time to find a place where I can enjoy the outdoors more for my remaining years.
And here I thought everyone came to Florida to retire... :hot:
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by Harvey Mushman » Fri May 23, 2014 9:24 am

I wish I was using the word "retire" outside of changing tires.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by 06motorradman » Fri May 23, 2014 12:00 pm

Consider Texas. Nice long summers, mild winters, actual employment, lower taxes, beautiful hill country rides, plus a handful of Ural riders. Also, no emission testing on your bike.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by 06motorradman » Fri May 23, 2014 12:01 pm

Also, half as far from NY to TX than to CA.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by rivers » Fri May 23, 2014 1:47 pm

CA might be a good plan. Considering the ongoing mass exodus from CA and just considering the number of transplants we have in WA there's gotta be a lot of empty houses avail in CA.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by roger99a » Fri May 23, 2014 6:13 pm

Harvey Mushman wrote:I wish I was using the word "retire" outside of changing tires.
that got a laugh out of me.

Come on over to California, you can buy my house if you want. I'm going to retire to Arkansas and ride the Ozarks.

Really Though, if you can afford to live in California it's pretty nice. Winters are mild, summers are cool if you stay near the coast and there's a lot of dirt roads in the mountains that need exploring. Plus the fruits and vegetables are fresher. :roll:
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by Harvey Mushman » Fri May 23, 2014 6:44 pm

Every place has their own unique expenses. One place that doesn't have bad property taxes might kill you on registrations or healthcare. I'm not saying that everything is a w@$#. The cost Vs. quality of life is getting more expensive everywhere with each passing year. I'm looking for a better quality of life and will deal with it's associated costs in whatever way is required. Loosing six months or more a year to inhospitable weather has become too high of a cost to me.
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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by sagerat » Fri May 23, 2014 7:22 pm

Cali has its + and - for sure, given I have lived next door to the Golden State first for 18 years in Arizona and then 28 years in Orygun. Dad has now lived in Riverside for three years. My unsolicited .02 is I love to visit but I wouldn't live there but that's not because of any motorcycle reasons. I lived in Plattsburgh, NY, as little kid for six years when Dad was flying B-47s out of there, so my memories of Upstate NY winters are more of childhood fun than "rats, I have to go shovel the drive for the 753rd time this week."

For riding, Cali is an incredible state. The more affordable housing is outside of the San Diego, LA Basin, and Bay Area. The riding season is definitely longer and despite folks' perceptions, there are places in Cali where there is little traffic. The variety of terrain is amazing and you could spend a lifetime exploring minor highways and county roads. Ocean, flats, rolling hills, alpine terrain, desert, you can do it all and almost year round in much of the state.

There are still undiscovered pockets of California, but even with that it's better to arrive with money in your pocket. If I were to move to California, I've always liked the towns in the north end of the state for proximity to recreation such as Susanville, Redding, and Red Bluff. I also like the towns along the east side of the Sierras such as Bishop, Lone Pine, Lee Vining; the towns in the western foothills are nice but spendy.

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Re: Are 2010 Urals 50 state compliant?

Post by flying eyeball » Fri May 23, 2014 8:12 pm

06motorradman wrote:Consider Texas. Nice long summers, mild winters, actual employment, lower taxes, beautiful hill country rides, plus a handful of Ural riders. Also, no emission testing on your bike.

yeah yeah, but it's chocked full of "texans"

How do you know someone's from texas? Don't worry, they'll tell you.

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