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2012 Ural Tourist Sidecar

June 1, 2013
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If you’re looking for a motorcycle with a sidecar that won't break the bank, this 2012 Ural Tourist fits the bill! Equipped with all the features you need in order to ride further and more comfortably, you can have this bike today for only *$9,999, but you’d better head to Reno’s Powersports KC today, because every Cycle Connections staff member that was drooling over it at our photo shoot also wants to buy this one!

Equipped with leading link forks, electric and kick start, electronic ignition and a 2.9 cubic ft. trunk, this bike is an affordable way to enter the wonderful world of sidecar motorcycling! Whether it’s a family picnic, a trip to the store, or cruising to your favorite bike night with your doggie riding shotgun, you’ll be amazed at the versatility of this classic-looking sidecar motorcycle.

And if you want to travel around the world or just across the country, these babies also come in 2WD so the mud and snow won’t slow you down. Make sure to check out all the Ural models, and they come in a variety of classic colors including army green, camouflage, and about any other color you could possibly want!

We’re also planning to take one of these babies for a test ride next month, so make sure to check out the Bike Review section of our July 2013 issue for more info!

Owner: Reno’s Powersports KC

City: Kansas City, Missouri

Dimensions (LxWxH): 101.6” (8’ 5½”) x 66.9” (5’ 6¾”) x 43.3” (3’ 7¼”)

Seat Height: 32”

Road Clearance: 5.9”

Dry Weight: 705 lbs

Recommended Max Cruising Speed: 65 mph

Engine: OHV Air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder

Bore & Stroke: 78×78 mm

Compression Ratio: 8.6:1

Displacement: 749 cc

Rated HP @ 5600 RPM: 40hp

Rated Torque @ 4600 RPM: 38ft-lbs

Fuel System: Carbureted, dual Keihin L22AA, 32mm

Clutch: Dry, dual disk

Alternator Max Output: 55amp, 770 watts

Starting: Electric & Kick starter

Transmission: 4 speed with reverse

Final Drive: Shaft drive

Recommended Fuel: 91 Octane Unleaded

Tank Capacity: 5.0 gallons

Front Brakes: Brembo with full floating disk

Rear Brakes: Mechanical drum

Sidecar Brakes: Mechanical drum

Ignition System: Full electronic C.D.I.

Front Suspension: Leading link w/Sachs hydraulic shock absorbers

Rear Suspension: Sachs hydraulic shock absorbers

Wheel Size(front, rear, and sidecar): 19”

Wheel Type: Painted steel, steel spokes, cast alum. hubs

Miles per Gallon: 26-33 mpg

Trunk Volume: 2.9 cubic ft.

Color: Flat Black, Olive Drab

Warranty: 2 years parts and labor, unlimited mileage

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, delivery, and dealer-installed options. Dealer prices may vary.

Special thanks to Steve Okenfuss with Reno’s Powersports KC for delivering and picking up this bike at our studio, and for allowing us to shoot their Ural for our June 2013 cover.

Photos by Bruce Stimpson with Stimpson Photography.

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