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Ural Maintenance

Ural's are easy to ride and easy to maintain when you know what you're doing. If you're like me and know nothing about how to take care of your Ural, this might be a good place to start. Servicing your Ural might be expensive, but when your safety and the safety of your passengers are [...]

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History of Ural: Part II

In WWII the need for quick versatile equipment became essential for the Soviet army. They came up with a solution by reverse engineering BMW's R71 and then adding their own modifications to the motorcycle calling it the M72. IMZ quickly began producing these motorcycles which lasted well into the war. At the end of the [...]

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Ural Parts: Front Fender License Plate

My favorite part of having a Ural is the unique ways we get to accessorize it. A unique accessory piece we offer here at Ural of New England is the Front Fender License Plate. It sets the tone for any vintage bike. Between the 30's and 60's the front license plate for motorcycles were a must. It [...]

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In Loving Memory of Fredda Cole

We recently received news that Fredda Cole has passed away suddenly. We remember her today as she was, always a big smile on her face, and what she has done for Ride for Kids, and the Ural community. Fredda lived life to the fullest with adventure close to her heart. She traveled all over the [...]

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Win a Limited Edition Ural Baikal

We are excited to announce that our Limited Edition Ural Baikal will be offered in a giveaway at Mohegan Sun. We are excited that Mohegan sun reached out to us for this special opportunity to showcase one of our motorcycles in their casino.   From February 1st - March 30th only at Mohegan Sun you can enter [...]

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Ride with a Purpose

Its time to strap on your helmet and get ready for this year's New England Ride for Kids charity event! Ride for Kids is a foundation that raises money for children with brain tumors. Brain tumors in children are the leading cause of cancer death in children. Ride for Kids is the leading nonprofit motorcycle [...]

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History of Ural: Part 1

On August 23, 1939 the Soviet Union and Germany signed the Molotov/Ribbentrop Pact or the German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact in Moscow, but it didn't mean tensions between the two countries were lessened. Stalin began planning and preparing for when this pact would no longer be in play. He only needed time to prepare his army who [...]

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Rider of the Month: December

Some like to travel by car or plane but for the rugged travelers who enjoy the journey more than the destination it's the Ural that becomes the ideal mode of transportation. This Rider of the Month we are featuring Fran and his wife who were kind enough to carve some time from their current Ural [...]

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Coming Spring 2018

This coming spring we are opening a new location in Acton. We are excited this location will be right along the bike path so take a seat on a bench for a breather and admire the vehicles in our open showroom. We are proud to announce that we will also be solar powered. Take a [...]

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Rider of the Month: November

This past month I have had the pleasure of speaking with a new Ural owner named Howie and how much he is enjoying his new Ural Retro. Howie has been deemed Rider of the Month by us here at AlphaCars and Ural of New England. He has been riding for a long time, but mostly [...]

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