29th September saw Ural Australia hold our second Test Ride Day in Uralla with a number of keen participants.
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 uralofoz.com.au
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)
Our resident photographer and Ural owner, Chris, gave many onlookers the opportunity to experience sidecar riding as a passenger.
Even the kids were keen to have a go!
Thumbs up all round!