Natasha and her kin — Denver Motorcycle Travel

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BMW Other Military sidecar rig

Natasha and her kin

This post list the information I’ve on my 1996 Ural Sportsman, to answer the typical questions I get UDF’ed (Ural Delay while riding this rig.

It’s a Russian made in Irbit at the foot of the Mountains, initially a copy of a BMW motorcycle sidecar rig.

Ural is pronounced by the Russians.

Manufacturer’s website:

History, according to IMZ:


Five R-71 BMW covertly bought through by Russians, taken apart, down to last bolt and as M-72 motorcycle for Soviet starting early 1941.

25, 1942, first M-72s into battle with Army, with almost ten produced during the course of the

1950, the 30,000th motorcycle was

Late 1950s, the factory in the dedicated for military production, the one in for civilian consumption.

1998, the is fully privatized.

Design really has not changed since the 1940s. More models have outsourced such as Hertzog Timing Ducati Ignitions, Italian controls, Brembo Front Brakes.

Over 3.2 million have been delivered

BMW Other Military sidecar rig

Natasha was made in 1996 and had a 650cc engine. The previous had it replaced with a 750cc a deep oil sump, a Harley solo seat which the hard rubber tractor

Max speed is 65 mph but these rigs to run at 55 mph when run for extended periods of

Transmission: Four forward and one gear. Loud Gears Lives.

Natasha has fulltime 2 drive, in that both the rear tire and the sidecar’s are driven. Newer models have this, instead 2Wd is manually engaged by the rider in difficult terrain to get the rig unstuck, disengaged once free of the as its difficult to steer with 2WD

5 Gallon capacity tank, 35 MPG depending on whether or not the sidecar’s is mounted or not.

These require regular maintenance, service cycles every kilometers. Seem short to Well, if you were a 40 HP engine, a drive train designed for and pushing along about lbs of weight. you’d require maintenance cycles too. )

you can’t neglect their they are also very in design and easy to work on for the part. I can usually, working at that, swap out the engine, and final drive fluids in than one hour.

Rides pretty good on and it traverses stuff which my car has stuck in.

Training in sidecar rig is a must. These beasts are and day when compared to their counterparts.

BMW Other Military sidecar rig
BMW Other Military sidecar rig
BMW Other Military sidecar rig
BMW Other Military sidecar rig
BMW Other Military sidecar rig

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