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Punk Rock Boxer: A slammed custom Ural by K-Speed

Punk Rock Boxer: K-Speed’s slammed custom Ural

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Practicality is a hot topic around here—so much so that we’ve added the word ‘fenders’ to our comment moderation watch list. But our own tastes are eclectic, and we can appreciate everything from finely tuned race machines to bobbers with wafer-thin saddles. And we love the machines that roll out of K-Speed.

Ural Solo custom motorcycle

Icon 1000 x Ural Solo sT

Custom motorcycles have always been part of Icon’s company culture—and they do all the work in-house. But this is the first Icon 1000 bike to be commissioned by a client. The commission came from Ural, and the machine is called the Quartermaster. Based on the Ural Solo sT, it’s a bike designed to endure the…

Ural cafe racer

Ural cafe racer

You don’t often see the words “Ural” and “café racer” in the same sentence. But this lovely 2003 Solo sT certainly qualifies. It’s owned by former racer Seth Rugo, who also converted the bike. “The dealer St. Croix Ural had this beautiful, bone stock ’03 Bavarian Classic for sale and owner Dell Zehm made me…

Ural M70

Most motorcycle manufacturers strive for progress. And in doing so, progressively remove the connection between the rider and the machine. One hand gives with more…

Ural x Hammarhead: Solo X

James Loughead, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He also knows how the mind of a motorcyclist works: his…

Ural Motorcycle: The Solo T concept

EXCLUSIVE The Ural is one of the great bargains of modern motorcycling: a tough, capable machine that can handle both city streets and dirt tracks.…

Ural Motorcycles

I’ve always been a fan of Ural bikes. They’re tough and timeless, and in two-wheel-drive sidecar form, can tackle terrain that few other touring bikes…

Ural Motorcycles sT

You probably associate Ural with sidecar motorcycles. But the new Ural sT has extended the classic Ural experience to solo riders. The company says, “Think…

Ural Gear-Up Sahara

Few motorcycles are as tough as the legendary Ural sidecar, built the old-fashioned way in the Irbit MotorWorks Factory, Russia. There’s a small but healthy…