2014 Ural Solo sT Review Motorcycle 2013

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2014 Ural Solo sT

When it comes to newly Russian -made motorcycles to the United States. there’s and then there’s Ural. for its rugged line of sidecar specifically the 2WD Gear -Up and Patrol . also manufactures the lesser-known sT. Sans sidecar, the Solo sT is the two-wheel counterpart to the variety of -wheelers in Ural’s 2014 lineup .

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sold a total of just 18 last year, the sT is an anomaly, to say the Minimal Solo sales are in part due to Ural’s focus on the sidecar models and the unconventional of the market they’ve cornered, but because Solo sT’s found on dealer showroom They exist, but only in a state of pre-order status.

While this may be off-putting to it allows each Solo sT to be customized according to the bike ’s a la menu of options. Turn time, according to Ural, initial order to having one your …, is an average of 45 to 60

Fuel injection headlines the to the 2014 Solo sT. The closed system utilizes dual that allow the Solo to running if one ECU should fail. the EFI is a redesigned airbox and revised cam

New to all 2014 Ural models is fuel injection developed for by ElectroJet, Inc. Hardly technology. but considering Urals are one of the if only, 749cc motorcycles with a functioning kickstarter, EFI is a moon landing.

To paraphrase Ural president, Khait, EFI advances Ural 1950’s technology to that of the Ural claims EFI, in with a redesigned airbox twice the volume of the old one, and a new cam with shorter durations, conspired to increase torque to 42 at 4300 rpm from the 38 ft-lb at rpm of last year’s carbureted Just as important is the air-cooled, reaches 90 % of maximum torque as low as rpm.

Riding the Solo sT that there certainly ample low-end grunt to the sT out of a corner while in second with revs hovering above idle. However, throttle inputs from a or while in motion are met with a hesitation followed by a harsh response. Smooth throttle and control dissipates the problem, but fine-tuning of the EFI is in order before Ural enthusiasts will EFI over the proven carburetion.

I also experienced some during my day aboard the Solo, but no or anything more substantial. Rae, Ural’s VP of RD, says he is closely with counterparts at to perfect the system. In fact, the day I with Rae (after my ride ) he had received a calibration update ElectroJet to smooth off-idle

EFI-model Ural owners can update their bike’s to the algorithm by visiting their dealer.

The Solo sT pictured here is a 2014/2015 model. The tires and are not standard ’14 fare. Unseen are triple clamps that rake for quicker steering to the sidecar models.

Note the new oil filter front and center on the engine cover.

In the handling the Solo sT performs to the parameters of its which is as a standard motorcycle traditional values. Seating is a comfortable, 1970’s UJM rider Cornering clearance doesn’t the grip of the tires, and the 18-inch convey stability rather quickness in transitioning.

The Marzocchi and dual Sachs shocks do a job of maintaining a balance of comfort and

Running errands around or tooling through the local the Solo sT is in its element. And it’s capable of longer trips, on the will of its owner. But don’t to run down many bikes on a road – it’s out of its element ridden aggressively.

A new headlight with a fuel light the front of all new Urals, as does a new harness with weather-tight Replacing the old-school friction damper is a new, 16 -position unit.

In addition to the 2014 sT’s EFI upgrade is a redesigned engine cover featuring a oil filter, replacing the previous internal, sump-style filter. The convenient arrangement is also as a retrofit kit for older Ural Rae says that a residual of the spin-on filter is the cooling of its placement, which has slightly engine operating temperatures.

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