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Why you should NOT buy a Ural motorcycle!
"They are one of the MOST UNRELIABLE new bikes you can buy in America today."



Sat Oct 30 2010
leaton01<at>bigponddot com
1949 ural
1949 ural war time side car & gun
i have found an 1949 Ural arriginial war time bike complete with side car and spare wheel,fuel carry drums & machine gun mounts & gun (not working)this bike has had motor rebuild about 10 years ago & goes well , i need to know how mucth it could be worth to by as owner does not now, the bike is in USA it is surposed to have russian & usa title( i hae not yet seen these) if any one could advise me as to worth of bike i would be grateful 
Regards Tony (australia )
usa


Thu Jul 26 2007
cyrcle at comcast.net
Ural Motorcycle
1976
I bought a Ural motorcycle from Piotr who owns Old Motors in Warclaw Poland. I have been having a hard time communicating with him. He called me but the language barrier has been difficult. Because you are in his area and are in the motorcycle business I was hoping you could help by giving me his number or Email or by getting a message to him with my e mail adress

Thank You Don Beach 
USA


I finally took some picks today, here is one. If you look carefully at the bottom of the black fuel tank you can see the rolling stoppie that went a bit too high!

I love my outfit!

Paul

    Paul is the FasterPastor (and not, as some have suggested, Father Ted's brother). His site is motorcyclefunerals.com
    Hi Paul,

    Was thinking of you just the other night, no particular reason just wondering how you were getting along.

    Great to hear the Ural is working out for you - they do come up for sale here from time to time, but I've never really been tempted. Perhaps I should change my tune. I had an R69S with a Steib on it for quite some time - that was some special motorcycle, I don't mind telling you. What a great machine to ride. I once had it up to 90mph three up (yeah, right! Ed.), and it would have gone faster I'm sure had the clutch not begun to slip.

    I'd give a great deal to get that one back.

    If ever you need specialised knowledge on the Ural then Sheldon Arbut would be a great one to ask.

    Cheers.

Finally got it done right about a month ago and been sing it quite a lot, thanks to www.f2motorcycles.co.uk. He's really got it that guy, and now I understand the five-six week waiting list to get anything done! He threw away the Russian alternator and went through everything but everything, now I feel like I have a brand new outfit.

My outfit is simply too much fun and comes complete with a good dose of sheer terror on bends! You simply must get your hands on one for a short holiday, an experience not to be missed.

Yours

Paul



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