Ural Motorcycles – Where to Buy Them

Ural Motorcycles – Where to Buy Them

Ural motorcycles are manufactured by the Russian company Irbit Motorcycle Works (IMZ) and are distributed worldwide since the 1960s although they were not available in the United States until the 1990s. They can be bought from authorized dealers throughout country which means that you should not have any major problems finding the model you...
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Ural Motorcycles – Utility, Maintenance and Costs

Ural Motorcycles – Utility, Maintenance and Costs

The first Ural motorcycles were developed for the Red Army shortly before the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union. After the end of World War II, they became available for non-military uses. The Soviet civilians used them as a workhorse because many areas in Russia were accessible only by Ural sidecar motorcycles. They are...
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Ural Motorcycle’s Future

Ural Motorcycle’s Future

The Irbit Motorcycle Works (IMZ), the Russian factory that makes the iconic Ural motorcycles got into trouble after the collapse of the communist regime in the Soviet Union like many other Russian companies. In the 1990s, the company sent the first Ural motorcycles to the United States (they were available in other Western countries...
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Ural Motorcycles’ Appeal to New Buyers

Ural Motorcycles’ Appeal to New Buyers

Ural motorcycles achieved nearly iconic status. The bikes with sidecar attachment that were originally developed for the Russian Red Army during World War II became available for civil use in the mid-1950s (in the Western countries in the 1960s and the United States only in the 1990s) and soon became highly valued for their...
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History of Ural Motorcycles

History of Ural Motorcycles

History of the legendary Ural motorcycles dates back to year 1939 when the USSR was preparing for World War II. According to the official version, that year the Soviets smuggled five BMW R71 into Russia. These bikes were then dismantled by the Soviet engineers in Moscow and two years later the first M-72 was...
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