URAL Off-Roading in Hokkaido


Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands, is known for its volcanoes, natural hot springs (onsen) and amazing off-road riding.

When a new Ural owner took delivery of his 2017 Gear Up he invited his dealer in Nagoya on his first long ride of the season.  Together they rode over 1,200 miles in 5 days around Hokkaido, visiting the locals and discovering some of the best riding in Japan.


The famous flower fields outside Biei and Furano in full bloom.

Photos by Junichi Okumura


2017 Gear Up

Bronze Metallic | As shown, $17,499

Standard Accessories

  • Sidecar Spot Light
  • Sidecar Power Outlet
  • Sidecar Tonneau Cover
  • Gas Tank w/ Built-In Storage
  • Jerry Can
  • Utility Shovel
  • Luggage Rack
  • Universal Spare Wheel (Fits All 3 Positions)


Our bikes are happy cruising between 65 and 75 mph. Our 749cc engine combined with powerful low end torque is the perfect size to compliment the steering dynamics of our all steel sidecar.

Reverse Gear

In addition to a 4 speed transmission, every Ural comes with a mechanical reverse gear.  Reverse can be engage by the foot pedal to the right of the rear brake.

On Demand 2 Wheel Drive

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