Without the weight of a passenger, a sidecar can be dangerously unstable, so I volunteered for Sherpa duty and carried all the tools, extra water, extra fuel and gear for our three-person riding group.
The Ural faithfully carried me—and three riders’ worth of gear—on Interstates, dirt roads, Jeep trails and rocky paths.
The Ural & I: The author poses with her 2016 Ural Gear-Up in Baker, California, where the World's Tallest Thermometer (seen in the background) indicated 50 degrees. (Photos by Kurt Yaeger)

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