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Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 03:48 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
theres nowt wrong with the forks for this...

theres nowt wrong with the forks for this application ...plush over ten inches of travel ..these arnt on road forks for sure ..not sure which model they are exactly but the bleeding system...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 01:03 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
id post this as a information only ......

id post this as a information only ...
ive had a judder on the bike at speeds of over 65mph for quite a while ..ive changed tyres balenced the wheels even borrowed a wheel and never...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 01:04 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
ive a regular inside leg 32inch inseam and...

ive a regular inside leg 32inch inseam and can flat foot the high seat ..its tall to get on but sags enough to be comfortable .. at 32in leg id say you will be ok the seat is very narrow...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
looks ace tommy ...you must be chomping att...

looks ace tommy ...you must be chomping att the bit ...and so nice to have guys in the locality wanting to help out ..brilliant ....motorcyles and riders are a global club ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i ran a drz for 8 years same one 400s ...

i ran a drz for 8 years same one 400s mikuni carbs ..i could nevr get the gearing right for road /off road ..15/43 was fine on the road but poor off and ended up at 14/47 where it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
cant do much more than your doing tommy ..i...

cant do much more than your doing tommy ..i guess id take some wheel bearings just in case you never know with water crossing and all those bumps ..
ive not treated mine any...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
hello tommy i havnt found anything ...

hello tommy
i havnt found anything that runs better than a e09 for long distance with a reasonable tread block ..the klr managed 6500 miles on one trip on one ..the xt more...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 05:23 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
the metal mule rack looks great the boltdown...

the metal mule rack looks great the boltdown points are thesame idea as i used for me home made one
the ccm racks are pretty easy to work off and with a bit of fiddling about i...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
went out today ...full tank ..did 50miles...

went out today ...full tank ..did 50miles motorway at 75mph 25 eachway ...loads of b and d roads 3 or four easy trails .. a fair mix of riding and speeds ..light on at 191...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 09:15 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
the have been some decent reviews fom owners of...

the have been some decent reviews fom owners of the wk450x over here .standard output is only 28hp though and a 8.5litre tank .service intervals are a bit ott for our game but ..your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 04:47 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
seen these tom they do conversion kits too ...

seen these tom they do conversion kits too

the bike is based on a chinese copy wk 450rx retails 3800 quid here..theres quite a bit of decent feedback from the rx450

the ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-01-2015, 02:52 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
pretty sure we are heading that way in september ...

pretty sure we are heading that way in september ..thanks for posting great picures :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 04:35 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
testing a nova gearbox

happy with the box now on a 15/52 setup ..just strikes the right balence for lower 1st 2nd high 4/5
the box is very tight and clunky to start with ..and nuetral was a total bitch to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 11:02 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
ive got nothing that will plug in to the ccm/bmw...

ive got nothing that will plug in to the ccm/bmw power point ..i can tell you its wired direct to the battery with what looks like 30amp wire ..im sure adapters are available ..cant see any...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
no problems there tom ..i guess you will have...

no problems there tom ..i guess you will have to pack it up to hold it in the right place ..i do know what your meaning...
you shouldnt have to be messin withit but there is some...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
just thinking tom that you are the same height...

just thinking tom that you are the same height as me ..i found the dippy seat to low for me .so went for the high seat ..6cms taller ..its much better for sitting and going to standing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 03:06 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
hi will ..it takes gettin used to i know ...

hi will ..it takes gettin used to i know ..its not without its faults but ..keep it out of town and use it for what it was made for and i reakon you will really like iti n the end ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 12:13 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
give it a bit of time tom ...it takes a bit of...

give it a bit of time tom ...it takes a bit of gettin used to ..it will become more tractable and smoother ..the brakes are well dull when new but when the pads wear in properly youll find...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 10:30 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
with the luggage rails the rack is braced but...

with the luggage rails the rack is braced but its too small anyway and if you strap a bag on it can block petrol access too

hopfully the picture will explain what ive done ..its...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 02:59 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
coincidence will ... i rang you today to...

coincidence will ... i rang you today to see how your doin ..check yer voicemil ...how long have you had your bike ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
rock on tommy ...bet you have never herd that...

rock on tommy ...bet you have never herd that before :huh ....

congrats :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
4500 miles ..the front sprocket is hooking...

4500 miles ..the front sprocket is hooking and the chain is needing adjusting evry day somtimes twice ..with about 4/5 ml pullback on the sprocket ... ireacon it might have lasted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 07:06 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
look like you had a good time ...it really...

look like you had a good time ...it really does go well on firetracks ive found it to be extreamly stable ..even with the thisck end of 30kgms on the back it tracks very well...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 01:10 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
nice one chris good info ...i aggree the cush...

nice one chris good info ...i aggree the cush drive is going to help ..ive eaten two full tyres and the chain had had it at 4700 miles
ive found gorilla glue really good stuff ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 04:35 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
just seen chis on facebook hes out and about...

just seen chis on facebook hes out and about on his new bike ...:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 04:30 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
2500 miles 8 days off road ..no problems ...

2500 miles 8 days off road ..no problems .. all good bike ran like clockwork :clap

http://i527.photobucket.com/albums/cc355/minkyhead/road_zpszam0uasl.png
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Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 01:46 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
beilive me i wasnt trying to ivestigate...

beilive me i wasnt trying to ivestigate anything chris i havnt got much time before i leave ..but the new box brought on some teething problems
when i get back il sort out the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 12:11 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
looks that way wil if you have to change...

looks that way wil

if you have to change it anytime just have a extra pair of hands spare when you slot it back in ..much easier than on your own



there is a big slot on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 03:58 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
ay up william they had a load of bikes ...

ay up william
they had a load of bikes geared up for production ...they did a rush job on the gearbox as they are waiting for the new tanks ...so i did it now or had to wait .. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
cant think of a better idiot to try it out ...

cant think of a better idiot to try it out ...ccm have voided me engine warranty ..they did tell me before i had it fitted by them so ..onwards and upwards

running 14/47 ..i...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
delivered a bag of bits to ccm las week ...

delivered a bag of bits to ccm las week

picked up the bike today with a different bag of bits

inital ride is promising .....

got a real bad knee keepin me quiet ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 05:13 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
looks like the rigt bike in the right place ...

looks like the rigt bike in the right place

those slippy conditions are so much easier for me on the ccm ..just dab afoot down and carry on ..most of the time ...grrrr

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
nice progress 1300miles in four days is ...

nice progress 1300miles in four days is chuggin along

question

how did your rear tyre hold up ???

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
theres some parts just appearing on wemoto ...

theres some parts just appearing on wemoto brake pads ..id expect the list to grow ..

got me tankbreathers done today ..all good now :clap

mirrors are poor ..as they...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
this one is a bit on the pessimistic side ...

this one is a bit on the pessimistic side but i do take the point which is a valid one but anice example of the low weight of the bike for sure
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
i guess theres no perfect bike ..but your...

i guess theres no perfect bike ..but your right the ccm has filled a gap for me its good off road very very light to manage when you balls it up
and it has just enough go to ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
im a bit unsure how it would work ist is tad...

im a bit unsure how it would work ist is tad shorter ..a tad .but the gaps from 2nd and third are considerably more ..bearing in mind its type of use you can get away with a 15/47 ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
its not us honest .. its the rest of the...

its not us honest .. its the rest of the world that ride on the wrong side of the road .....:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 01:27 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i use mitas e09 rear trellaborg 644 front ...

i use mitas e09 rear trellaborg 644 front they get me around no problem but not the best road tyres for sure particularly the 644 ..but they are what i like for 50/50 so they siut the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
i think thats it will they want it all day ...

i think thats it will they want it all day ....its deffoo a breather pipe problem on the front tanks ..i filled up today ...no chance 8 litres ..i pulled the pipes from under the cowl...
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