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Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:37 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 Today, 02:27 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 Today, 10:08 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...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:51 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
mines booked in next week ..tank breather...

mines booked in next week ..tank breather upgrade ....and a updated rear tank ..i think .. had a chat with john drogan things seem to be going well with the machines ..these...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 08:15 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
there ls no leak but if you ovdrfill the rear...

there ls no leak but if you ovdrfill the rear cap breather lets petrol out...lve had the tanks off mine with no bother...im going to tryandget the filling issue resolved soon. But not till after...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 04:09 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
great which telephone box are we meeting in ...

great which telephone box are we meeting in :lol3

lookin good :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i believe you have to take the factory tyres for...

i believe you have to take the factory tyres for homaglation rules ..if thats the case tom take the t63s they are similar to tks and will get you about ok until you make your...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
hard one tyres there must be hundreds of...

hard one tyres there must be hundreds of threads on the dam things
what a can tell you with some certanty is the e09 is abetter tyre off road particularly in slippier muddy ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
av you got a picture daved ???

av you got a picture daved ???
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
thats good to know ..... i was useing a ...

thats good to know .....

i was useing a c62 untl recently an i was ok on a mount but the much heavier montana was in shaken to death on the dash mount


a flush fitting will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
well i think i got the max out of the maxxis ...

well i think i got the max out of the maxxis ...cornering was getting a bit interesting .....
tryin the mitas e09 its a tyre i use alot for 50/50 work see how it goes on the ccm
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i think it was bmws idea ...there hasnt been a...

i think it was bmws idea ...there hasnt been a problem with it at all ..

i guess if you have a 690 and get stuck ... you can give give ktm hq a ring ......as valued cutomer will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 05:24 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
good point that and probably somthing to do...

good point that and probably somthing to do with it ...the actual fueling under drive is faulteless in any gear its when your following some bingo head in traffic at 24 mph
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
its nice to hear from other guys and gals ...

its nice to hear from other guys and gals who are ridining it

im not looking for some self congratulatory love fest im looking for opinions faults good bad whats gone...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
yeah the fuel lines are done ..but for some...

yeah the fuel lines are done ..but for some reason it doesnt want to fill properly ..empties ok but doesnt fill ok ..so i am thinking air ..tere are two breathers at the top of the front...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
its a tough one me mate will has just ...

its a tough one me mate will has just bought one ..he is a very very good off road rider ..my age still does the odd enduro and doesnt finish last ... competant and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 07:15 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
the one im following is kelstons trip on ccm...

the one im following is kelstons trip on ccm facebook following the dakar racing and then peru chilli ..well over 4000 miles now and all seems good

im still local and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 06:06 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
ow do mr wolfe hope your registration is...

ow do mr wolfe hope your registration is getting closer

im using maxxis IT tyres on the rear and trellaborg/mitas 644 army specials on the front ..
i will ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
messin about today very slippy wet soil and...

messin about today very slippy wet soil and 20kgms of luggage in the panniers ..so much easier than my bigger bikes with less weight seeing how ifeels with them on and just seeing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
gear ratios are the same final drive is ...

gear ratios are the same final drive is 15/47
around 5400 revs at 60 and 6300 at 70 redline at 8000
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 07:07 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
hard to say on my bike ive been resricted to...

hard to say on my bike ive been resricted to one tank with the fuel line problem recall so keep topping it up and have ridden off road for thirty of its forty hours
prevouse...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
i have messed about alot slow ..the tickover is...

i have messed about alot slow ..the tickover is quite fast so you can jog along clutch out on tickover at around walking pace or just above its not running away at all ..you can then just ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i reakon it will be comfortable enough for sure ...

i reakon it will be comfortable enough for sure ..in a direct comparason out of the box i think the ccm is much more comfortable than a690 ..the wether protection and seat is much...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
the ccm has proved to be very very slow ...

the ccm has proved to be very very slow :D

790 miles amended 34 hour s average speed 24.5 mph

think ill put a six speed box in it to improve the average :lol3 ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
... it is 70mpg isnt it ? about...

...

it is 70mpg isnt it ? about 30 miles of motoerway all other riding was under 60mph ...and a hour was thirty ... as it was three inches of snow over the denbegh moors ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
bike ran well no issues i kept tp 65mph ...

bike ran well no issues i kept tp 65mph for the 100 mile trip down and back although the handbook says you can go up to 75 mph running in ..it cruises easily at that speed ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
no longer a vigin

just back from a great if a little cold and wet weekend in wales
she is near enough up to the first service interval ..so i should be able to start letting her go a little then ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
interesting point ..that said id guess it...

interesting point ..that said id guess it wont make more heat than a overloaded stator :cry
...as i say i was under the wrong impression about the output ..its my fault i just had the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:22 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
not at the moment im in the midlands febuary ...

not at the moment im in the midlands febuary ....im doind the taffy dakar again that march i think .. ive also got a 6 day coast to coast in august
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
the spotlights i installed are rigid indudtries ...

the spotlights i installed are rigid indudtries 2 times 35w ive used them before so wanted to use them again . and the grips come with a 4 amp fuse so just a sat nav after that i...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:39 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
yes lithium battery it rests at 13.2 or...

yes lithium battery it rests at 13.2 or above ..anything under and its weak to crank
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
chassis number 5

chassis number 5
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
not a lot to report ... ive been busy in...

not a lot to report ... ive been busy in the garage


virgin i said id take a picture as it would never quite look the same again
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
ive posted this before ..but this is...

ive posted this before ..but this is realistic a run back from the ferry all but 50 or so miles are motorway

http://i527.photobucket.com/albums/cc355/minkyhead/gps1_zpsa1cf9fda.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
this is all very well in itself but ...you...

this is all very well in itself but ...you missed out the primary drive ratio ..on the gs its 1.94 and on the ccm its 2.61

70mph ccm 6300 70mph gs 4600 ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
thanks people thanks for the exhaust...

thanks people

thanks for the exhaust info ill come back with the part number thanks

been busy in the garage just cocking up some frame savers and anti scratch on the tank...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
well here she is 4.5 miles of...

well here she is

4.5 miles of running in was enough ....

time for a realy hard knarly trail ...brilliant
its like riding down on a bed of feathers



oh happy day
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
this is a problem with perception ..ccm have...

this is a problem with perception ..ccm have made 5000 mile service intervals for this bike ..you belive them or you dont ..

really .. does anyone really beliive that ccm have built...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 06:08 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
the pics are not by me by the way lifted off...

the pics are not by me by the way lifted off facebook posted by ccm today
i have observed before before that it compares better to the wr250 in alot of ways ....ive ridden the 690...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
http://i527.photobucket.com/albums/cc355/minkyhead...

http://i527.photobucket.com/albums/cc355/minkyhead/pro_zps79073a8c.jpg

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