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2015 - 2018 Ural cT

2015 - 2018 Ural cT

A Blank Canvas Waiting For Your Ideas

The Ural cT, a stripped down version of its Ural brothers, is a base model on which you can build your own sidecar bike. Rolling with a 749 cc engine and not a lot else, it is designed to have easier handling for new sidecar enthusiasts. The cT comes without accessories such as a spare tire, passenger grab handles, rear fender rack, tool bag, air pump, rubber trunk floor mat or knee grips. Keep it clean or customize it with a whole slew of accessories from your Ural dealer.

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2015 - 2018 Ural M70

2015 - 2018 Ural M70

How Can A Sidecar NOT Be Fun?

The look of the sidecar bike is nostalgic and romantic (or heroic, depending on which image they bring to your mind); but either way, it’s the classic look of a bygone time. For the M70, it’s a classic look, yes, but that’s where old-school ends and modern engineering begins. Ural equips the M70 with fuel-injected 749 cc engine, and while the numbers don’t look terribly impressive on paper, the ride is lively and quite up to an adventure as much as any adventure bike out there.

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2015 - 2018 Ural Gear-Up

2015 - 2018 Ural Gear-Up

A Four Season Adventure Bike With On-Demand Two-Wheel Drive

You know that sad feeling you get when the first chill arrives in the air and it’s time to start thinking about putting your bike into storage for the winter months? What if you didn’t have to do that? The folks at Ural don’t want you to quit riding just because winter arrives. Back in the day, you needed a one-horse open sleigh to go dashing through the snow. Today, you need a Gear-Up — a street legal, four-season adventure bike from Ural. The off-road beast of its brother, the Patrol, the Gear-Up comes standard with on-demand two-wheel drive, a high-intensity spotlight, spare tire, luggage rack and sidecar bumper to carry you through the snow, over rough terrain or anywhere your adventures take you once the pavement ends.

Continue reading for my review of the Ural Gear-Up.

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2015 - 2017 Ural Patrol

2015 - 2017 Ural Patrol

Back in the day, a horse and sleigh took you over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house. Today, it’s a two-wheel-drive, all-terrain Patrol from Ural. This street-legal adventure motorcycle is comfortable as a touring bike, but is as off-road capable as its brother, the Gear Up.

Who would have thought you could have so much fun with a sidecar? Of course, the folks at Ural do. Anyone who owns one of these awesome sidecar bikes knows what "UDF" is: Ural Delay Factor. It’s that extra 15 minutes you have to add to your trip’s time estimation anytime you leave the house on one of these because inevitably, people are going to want to talk to you about what you’re riding.

Continue reading for my review of the Ural Patrol.

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2012 Ural Yamal SE

2012 Ural Yamal SE

Meet the Ural Yamal SE sidecar. This Russian machine was especially developed to be able to deal effortless with the toughest tracks, so it’s the perfect partner for long adventures on three wheels.

The Yamal comes with a sealed double hull, a customized oar and an orange paint job. At its heart lies an OHV, air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder engine with a displacement of 749cc. Fire up the unit and it will reward you with a maximum output of 40 hp at 5600 rpm and 38 ft.lbs at 4600 rpm. The engine transfers its power to the ground through a five speed transmission and propels you to a maximum speed of 65 mph.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a two fog lights mounted on the sidecar bumper, a windscreens for both the rider and passenger and a 5.0 gallons fuel tank.

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2013 Ural Gaucho Rambler LE

2013 Ural Gaucho Rambler LE

Ural has finally revealed the complete details about its new sidecar named the Gaucho Rambler LE. The new sidecar is basically a limited edition model and comes with an old school paint job and a complete Blanket & Camp kit that includes a Pendleton Journey West blanket, a coffee pot, two mugs, two plates and a frying pan.

The motorcycle is propelled by an OHV, air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder with a displacement of 749cc. The engine delivers a maximum output of 40 hp at 5600 rpm and 38 lb.ft. of torque at 4600 rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a modern transmission (4 forward, one reverse) and the maximum speed is rated somewhere around the 65 Mph mark.

The stopping power is handled by front Brembo brakes with full floating disk and rear mechanical drums.

As far as prices are concerned, the 2014 Ural Gaucho Rambler LE can be yours for no less than $14,350.

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2012 Ural Tourist

2012 Ural Tourist

The Ural Tourist is one of the most affordable sidecars sold by the Russian manufacturer. Despite its low price, the 2012 Ural Tourist keeps Ural’s core attributes which include top notch reliability and capable performances.

The Ural Tourist is based on the T model, but unlike its sibling is equipped with a series of features which make it more comfortable for both short and long journeys. Among the features offered by the Ural Tourist you’ll find electric and kick start, electric ignition, a spacious trunk and link forks. You’ll also get a fresh black cordura tonneau cover and a sporty windscreen. The center piece is a 749 cc, OHV Air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder engine which is rated at 40 hp @ 5600 rpm and 38 lb.ft @ 4600 rpm.

The 2012 Ural Tourist has a starting price of $11,799.

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2012 Ural T / Patrol T

2012 Ural T / Patrol T

Ural revealed the 2012 T and T Patrol models. The new motorcycles were developed to be practical, fun to drive and affordable. Needless to say that they keep Ural’s robust DNA and can be described as modern, functional and affordable sidecar motorcycles. Moreover thy can be fully customized according to your whishes, as they are offered with a wide range of accessories which will help you create your own unique sidecar motorcycle.

Both models are powered by the same OHV Air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder engine which has 749 cc displacement. The engine delivers a maximum output of 40 HP @ 5600 Rpm and 38 lb.ft of torque @ 4600 rpm.

The Ural T is available in either Flat Black or Olive Drab with a starting price of $9,999, while the Patrol T is available in the same colors and costs $12,599.

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2012 Ural Retro

2012 Ural Retro

The Retro continues Ural’s tradition and combines the sidecar configuration with many modern technologies such as Brembo brakes and electric start. The bike keeps the same robust DNA like its predecessors which become famous in the World War II. Though, the motorcycle received numerous styling upgrades which make it suited for today’s standards.

For the starters, to complement the 2012 Retro’s design and finish, Ural added a black cordura tonneau cover and a tasty windscreen. The new motorcycle is propelled by an OHV Air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder engine with a displacement of 749cc. The engine delivers a maximum output of 40 HP @ 5600 rpm and 38 ft-lbs of torque @ 4600 rpm.

The ride quality is assured by the traditional Marzocchi telescopic forks which are combined with a new frame and lower ground clearance.

The 2012 Ural retro has a starting price of $13,999.

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2012 Ural Patrol

2012 Ural Patrol

The new 2012 Ural Patrol is based on the company’s military motorcycles which managed to attract a lot of fans thanks to their reliable and tough character.

Like its predecessors, the 2012 Ural Patrol has a strong built quality and is reliable to the core. It’s also similarly tough and is capable of dealing with harsh terrains without too much fuss. The new Patrol is the only motorcycle in the world manufactured with an on-demand sidecar drive. What’s even interesting, the Patrol gives you the ability to switch between single-wheel drive and dual-wheel drive with the flip of a lever.

The 2012 Ural Patrol Power is powered by robust Air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder engine with a displacement of 749 cc. The engine is rated at 40 HP at 5600 rpm and 38 lb ft of torque at 4600 rpm.

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2012 Ural Gear - Up

2012 Ural Gear - Up

The Ural Gear Up was especially developed for those who love adventure riding. Though, the bike was not only made for snow, mud or sand, as is also able to deal great with the highway. This three wheeled motorcycle is propelled by a robust 749 cc, OHV Air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder which offers a maximum output of 40 hp at 5600 rpm and 38 ft.lbs of torque at 4600 rpm.

The Ural Gear - Up shares many common elements with the Patrol model and both of them are based on the company’s legendary military motorcycles.

However, despite its clearly military upbringing, the Gear-Up is equally fit for more peaceful missions, such as fishing or hunting trips. If outdoor adventures are not your forte, you can still amaze your friends with the motorcycle’s ability to blaze over outdoor obstacles or urban challenges.

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2012 Ural Solo sT

2012 Ural Solo sT

Ural became famous thanks to its 2wd sidecar motorcycles born in the 1970’s. After its successful side car models the company decided to create a solo motorcycle that would capture Ural’s core attributes - simplicity, versatility and classic lines.

Ural said about its new Solo sT: “We took care of unfinished business and put together a motorcycle that answers the need for something functional, simple and reasonable. Just what a real motorcycle should be, a universal bike for your daily trips and weekend getaways.”

The bike weighs 441lbs and is powered by a 45 cc, OHV air cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder engine which cranks out 40 HP at 5600 rpm and 38 lb. ft. of torque at 4500 rpm.

The 2012 Ural Solo sT is only available in Flat Black and has a starting price of $7,799.

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Ural T

Ural T

Russia brings sidecar motorcycles back to the world’s attention with the introduction of the all-new entry-level motorcycle called the Ural T. Ok, so they’re not that inspired when choosing a name, but we can’t help noticing how this model looks like an incursion in the glory period of such motorcycles.

Claiming all-around capabilities, the Ural T is powered by this manufacturer’s consecrated air-cooled Boxer-twin engine developing 40 horsepower and being coupled to a four-speed transmission (reverse not counted).

The best of it is that it meets modern requirements while looking like a restored, rare exemplar rather than a brand new one (the black paint scheme with maroon pinstriping does help). Also, the $9,999 price tag almost doesn’t do it justice.

Read the official press release after the break.

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