More Ural Test Rides!

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29th September saw Ural Australia hold our second Test Ride Day in Uralla with a number of keen participants.

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Riders of all ages, some who traveled many miles, attended the event which began with a BBQ breakfast, followed by a theory presentation on sidecar riding by Jon Taylor, experienced sidecar rider and trainer, of

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It was a great opportunity for inexperienced sidecar riders who possibly had never ridden a sidecar outfit to learn some basic skills in a safe environment.

Included in the day were:

  • Explanation of the handling dynamics to understand its behaviour relative to driving it

  • Steering practice around marker cones to familiarise with direct steering as opposed to indirect steering used on all two wheeled bikes

  • Braking (there is more to it than you think)

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Our resident photographer and Ural owner, Chris, gave many onlookers the opportunity to experience sidecar riding as a passenger.

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Even the kids were keen to have a go!

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Thumbs up all round!