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#1 dowey

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 11:39 AM

Does anyone else find their foot-peg dropping onto their brake pedal and overheating the brakes? ..it's an easy enough fix like but it seems to do it every so often
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Posted 03 November 2017 - 01:52 PM

That has not happened to us with 4 different Urals (1998 - 2007) over 19 years of riding.
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Posted 03 November 2017 - 06:00 PM

The position of the ratchet that holds the foot rest in place doesn't give me much room for adjustment ..though climbing on and off using it might point to me losing a few pounds haha
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Posted 04 November 2017 - 03:05 PM

I have big feet and I have done this, but caught it early enough to prevent overheating. I finally added a dash light wired to the brakelights, thus if I hit the brake the light comes on, letting me know to check my big foot.

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 08:20 AM

haha i have big feet also too :) ..this was the footrest pressin the brake though ..it happened when i first got the bike but just happened the other day again. Easy fix but a nuisance
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Posted 05 November 2017 - 07:02 PM

Ergonomics is one area that is still somewhat behind on Urals. The foot room could be inproved along with the footrest design but I can understand why this has had low priority.

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 08:00 AM

Understand if they were still cheap bikes VB
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Posted 06 November 2017 - 06:49 PM

If you visit the factory and see how limited their resources are you would understand. They can only make so many changes at a time without compromising their ability to make bikes. The ergonomics is overdue but they had to survive to get here first.

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 05:20 AM

Ack I understand that ok and am really not complaining ...just sharing :) ...however, a lot of people seem to be of the notion that Ural is still the cheap and cheerful agricultual motorcycle that i kind of fell in love with in the 80s. My first one cost me a few hundred pounds and there was ample spares and the ability to work on any aspect of the bike that went wrong.
These days they are not a cheap bike and at €16,000 people really do feel they should not have to worry about design flaws that leave their motorcycle stuck at the side of the road with the brakes seized.
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Posted 07 November 2017 - 03:07 PM

I don't disagree with you. This should be fixed.




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