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Forum: Canada 02-27-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 421,431
Posted By windquest
Looking forward to it... rode a 450x in San Jose...

Looking forward to it... rode a 450x in San Jose Del Cabo in November, I think it's a great bike for baja.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 132,204
Posted By windquest
That was my setup on my old XR650R. I just sent...

That was my setup on my old XR650R. I just sent Paul the details and dimensions on the Keyswitch & heated grips switch and he cut out the holes to match the size. Can't remember if he charged extra...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,801
Posted By windquest
Nova Racing XR650R transmission

Thought I would post up this link for you guys, looks like a close-ratio transmission set is produced for the xrr. I bet it wouldn't be much effort to get a wider ratio if there was interest.
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Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
It's too bad that "common sense" is uncommon......

It's too bad that "common sense" is uncommon... using the term "adventure" in any bike name is purely marketing in my opinion.
Forum: Canada 01-28-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,242
Posted By windquest
If you take a look at the youtube video which...

If you take a look at the youtube video which shows the entire bike being assembled in 3D you can see how the front sprocket is bolted in place, looks a lot easier there then I would have imagined...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 1,461,550
Posted By windquest
I've looked at the other pictures of this tank...

I've looked at the other pictures of this tank and I don't see how it would be anymore difficult to design and build then the 70 degree racing tank for the Husaberg FE390/450/570.

They are both...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,242
Posted By windquest
Yes it is a wide ratio gear box. From what I've...

Yes it is a wide ratio gear box. From what I've heard, there is no increase in oil capacity, just a detuned motor which only spins 2/3 of the design max. THere was a technical bulletin just added to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
$33,946.44 - $65,380.36 CDN for the Speedbrain...

$33,946.44 - $65,380.36 CDN for the Speedbrain 450 Rally... Sure makes a $12,000.00 CDN CCM GP450 seem like a relative bargain.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
I think my post may have come across the wrong...

I think my post may have come across the wrong way. I don't think CCM is looking for feedback on what different engine sizes you want them to build for you or what type of transmission you want....
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
Fuel consumption from CCM

I sent an email to ccm to inquire about their fuel consumption numbers. This was their response:

"4.5L/100km (or 63mpg) is the best fuel consumption achieved over a range of different speeds...
Forum: Canada 01-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,242
Posted By windquest
My guess is that it would replace the front side...

My guess is that it would replace the front side panels... it woudl only need to be 13L to get the total to 30L... I emailed CCM and asked them to clarify. I will post when I get an answer.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By windquest
From a previous XR650R owner who broke his...

From a previous XR650R owner who broke his subframe.... buy the steel one, pack light on the back and don't worry about it. If steel breaks its always easier to find a welder for steel then Aluminum....
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,583
Posted By windquest
I read a ride report on advrider, and one of the...

I read a ride report on advrider, and one of the guys had a new FE501 with a clear 5.3G acerbis tank on it... can't remember which one it was but I believe he was in europe.
Forum: Canada 01-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,242
Posted By windquest
Not sure if you have been on the main CCM thread...

Not sure if you have been on the main CCM thread in thumpers but I mention there that CCM was talking about coming out with an additional tank for the bike to bring it up to dakar spec requirements...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
I believe it was mentioned earlier in the thread...

I believe it was mentioned earlier in the thread that ccm will have an additional front tank available to increase fuel capacity to ~30liters... At the rated 4.5L/100km that should get you a solid...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
The most accurate quote I've heard is $12,000CDN,...

The most accurate quote I've heard is $12,000CDN, and I think that might inlcude gst. So if the US got this bike I bet it would be a lot closer to $10,000USD... basically the price of a new ktm exc,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
Top speed is listed at 90mph on the ccm site. I'm...

Top speed is listed at 90mph on the ccm site. I'm guessing this is for the stock hp setting. The power upgrade should get you a higher top speed...

I took my old XR650R up to 165km/h once on a...
Forum: Canada 01-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,242
Posted By windquest
That's awesome news! I'm glad I don't need to...

That's awesome news! I'm glad I don't need to drive to Edmonton now to go see the bike. Is there a sign up for the 27th or can we just show up?
Forum: Canada 01-15-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,242
Posted By windquest
Weather delay in the Eastern Canada getting it...

Weather delay in the Eastern Canada getting it shipped from Europe.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,903
Posted By windquest
That was me. Mike from motorsports canada told me...

That was me. Mike from motorsports canada told me it would be the regular seat height, though I'm pretty sure the one in the picture is the low seat. Must have been a mistake etc.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
I forgot to mention that it is the standard...

I forgot to mention that it is the standard height suspension and seat...

Can you take lots of pictures?
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
Edmonton show update

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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
Albert bike show update

got another email from Mike. Aparently the bike got delayed again due to the weather in Calgary. He said he'll know by Wednesday-Thursday if it will make it to Edmonton...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
Got an email from Mike this morning, he said he...

Got an email from Mike this morning, he said he would let me know by Monday if the bike will make it to Edmonton for the Show...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
New Canadian Distributor for CCM...

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CCM Motorcycles are delighted to announce that they have acquired...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
http://ultimatemotorcycling.com/2012-suzuki-dr-650...

http://ultimatemotorcycling.com/2012-suzuki-dr-650-se-preview/

The link above lists the DR650 at 166kg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
Looks like they will be a booth C20 in Calgary...

Looks like they will be a booth C20 in Calgary this weekend. Not sure if the CCM will be there though.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
There is no price listed for a North American...

There is no price listed for a North American GP450, I would not get excited about the price of the bike until you see how much they will cost when they come to Canada.

Most likely whatever we...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 279,258
Posted By windquest
That would be awesome if the bike made it to...

That would be awesome if the bike made it to Edmonton or calgary for the bike shows, be nice to swing a leg over it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,001
Views: 884,775
Posted By windquest
It looks like from the picture you should be able...

It looks like from the picture you should be able to pop out the damaged wire from the connectors and replace it with new... considereing that you have used the bike in a rally and you plan on doing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,725
Posted By windquest
I saw a freeride 350 for sale in Calgary, AB a...

I saw a freeride 350 for sale in Calgary, AB a couple months ago. aparently a few got to Canada...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22,684
Views: 2,879,801
Posted By windquest
My neighboor in Aspen Hills bought my XRR last...

My neighboor in Aspen Hills bought my XRR last year to do the same except his other XRR is in Australia... seems more practical to me then always spending time & $$$ transporting or riding just to...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 38,958
Posted By windquest
KTM 690 question

KTM KTM 690 (http://www.perfect-fairings.com/en/products/show/ktm-690-rr-rally-replica-fairings-carbon-fiber_274)
RALLY FAIRINGS
fiberglass 799.00

Do you sell this kit without the front fender...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 736,836
Posted By windquest
I would guess that it is similar to the system...

I would guess that it is similar to the system that Safari uses on the Husaberg FE390/450/570 front tank...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,162
Posted By windquest
Hope all works out for them...

Hope all works out for them...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,162
Posted By windquest
bike storage

Anyword if they were able to find a place to store the bikes over the winter in Calgary???
Forum: Canada 10-25-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By windquest
help

PM sent. Let me know if your still looking.

Jason
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,150
Posted By windquest
Just to clarify I did not change the plugs after...

Just to clarify I did not change the plugs after I installed the new TPS. I changed them about 300km after the new TPS was installed when I had missfiring and I believe running on 1 cylinder issues...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,150
Posted By windquest
Spark Plug Pictures

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/ag154/Jason_Jorawsky/IMG_0060_zps6122e87b.jpg
Both Plugs shown. The left plug is Rear cylinder and the Right plug is the front cylinder.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,150
Posted By windquest
Spark plugs

Pictures are comming tonight!

Closer inspection of the spark plugs revealed that the rear cylinder plug had significant hard/dry carbon buildup with some wet residue remaining on the lower few...
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