What did you do ON your Ural today?

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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by shoalsgary » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:50 pm

Put ON my replacement shift knob after losing the first one to vibration.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Mr Wazzock » Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:11 pm

:o
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Bullethead » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:14 pm

Went to the “Save the Headlights” ride at Stan’s Harley Davidson in Batavia. We didn’t ride, but wanted to support the cause. As it turned out, we might have done the run. Our concern was holding up the Harley crowd with our 50-60 comfort speed. After everyone took off we talked to an organizer who told us, as we should have guessed, posted speed limits would be tenaciously maintained by the lead rider. Missed an opportunity we won’t miss next time. That said, the riders there treated us beyond well. What a wonderful crowd. I’m hoping the fella we talked to who has just bought his 2019 Ural so he can take his son for a ride might be looking at this forum. Great good luck to you and all who have gotten into Urals to give folks a ride who might never have had one.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by treeman1942 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:26 pm

I took an evening ride around the lake, just 20 miles but must say, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I also rolled up 3200 miles this evening, zero problems, just pure enjoyment. I've owned this Ural for just 7 months and have zero regrets and the fact that my elderly dog, Pugsley loves it makes the purchase even sweeter. In a heartbeat, I'd buy the same bike again.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Mr Wazzock » Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:33 pm

:thumbsup: :D
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by cheeseheadmike » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:47 pm

Just a quick run for burgers after a day of kitchen remodeling.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by snowymonkey » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:08 pm

Took a ride for breakfast with my smallest monkey. Met up with George in stark at IHOP (equidistant between our two houses, about a 35 min ride one way for each of us.... just in opposite directions). Beautiful riding weather this morning, and it’s always nice to get to hang out with George :cheers:

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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by wesplains » Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:01 pm

Finally got around to putting on the left foot box (from New England dealer). Really going to make a difference on comfort/protection for me.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by cheeseheadmike » Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:24 am

Another truckster run to Home Depot late yesterday afternoon. Came back with three 8’ 2x6 and 10 moving boxes.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by bratmanxj » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:06 pm

Took the 2-wheeler out for a quick spin for breakfast on Saturday before the rains moved into Chicago. I haven't moved that bike in over 2 months so it was a bit weird to lean into turns.

Took the Ural to my old home-town for the Fire Dept. Halloween party with the munchkin dressed as a cop. A few of my old buddies are FD in town and told him he wasn't allowed to come there wearing that costume.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Stryker » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:31 pm

Had a nice ride through southeastern CT today. Stopped in to the Pattaconk for a late lunch. then return to Columbia. I did see a fellow Uralista in Salem Ct on route 85 today. Anyone from here?
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Lofty » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:18 pm

I received a text from Mrs. Lofty, whilst she and Offspring were oot and aboot. The ladies council at our church had put on a gift basket drawing as part of their annual Christmas bazaar, and my wife had won two of them (I also learned that my Mother had won a gift basket herself). Since their travels had taken them well away from the church's social hall, a request was made for me to go pick them up.

Don't need to ask me twice. :)

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A board game-themed basket for my Missus on the right, and electronics, etc. for my teenager on the left. Each basket had a theme, and you chose the basket(s) you wanted/hoped to win by placing your numbered ticket(s) in the box in front of each relevant basket. There were 50 to choose from, and the ladies did a remarkable job assembling each one.

Must remember to ask them to put together a maintenance-themed gift basket, or three, for next year. Oil filters, shop towels, moly grease and so on. Oooo...and a pair of NGK spark plugs wouldn't be out of order.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by codemonkey001 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:44 pm

Ran to Harbor Freight for a multimeter and figured out where I'd gone wrong wiring my heated grips. Took a spin around town and picked up some groceries. Went to the tobacconist for a pound of tobacco and some papers. Nothing exciting, but a fine fall Sunday afternoon.
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by Lofty » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:59 pm

codemonkey001 wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:44 pm
Ran to Harbor Freight for a multimeter and figured out where I'd gone wrong wiring my heated grips.
Add the Harbor Freight coupon app to your smartypants phone. Under the "20% and Free" link, you'll occasionally find a coupon for a free electronic multimeter with any purchase. I think I have 5 or 6 of them stashed away, along with more than a few LED worklights, magnetic tool holders, tape measures, and at least one tarp. :D

What was the issue with the grips?
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Re: What did you do ON your Ural today?

Post by codemonkey001 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:10 pm

Lofty wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:59 pm
codemonkey001 wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:44 pm
Ran to Harbor Freight for a multimeter and figured out where I'd gone wrong wiring my heated grips.
Add the Harbor Freight coupon app to your smartypants phone. Under the "20% and Free" link, you'll occasionally find a coupon for a free electronic multimeter with any purchase. I think I have 5 or 6 of them stashed away, along with more than a few LED worklights, magnetic tool holders, tape measures, and at least one tarp. :D

What was the issue with the grips?
I got a free magnetic light today with purchase of a $6 multimeter!

Problem with the grips was I stupidly assumed I could ground the the headlight housing.
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