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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

hhttp://i527.photobucket.com/albums/cc355/minkyhead/production_zpsd595f4c7.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
95nm 100 nm tall bike 95 110 ...

95nm 100 nm tall bike

95 110 lowered bike

apparantly these are the recomended rates from tractive suspension
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 04:20 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
got a nice e mail today from the ccm production...

got a nice e mail today from the ccm production manager




it says i have a choice of spring rates for the rear tractive shock absorber

im nearer 110 kg with gear...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i honesly cant answer that bob ive personally...

i honesly cant answer that bob ive personally put 3500 miles up on that bike and in the time i had it it used no oil at all ..had no maintainance other than a chain adjustment
i...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
ive been following my loan bike this year ...

ive been following my loan bike this year
mm63uar ..test rode it last september ..did a fun rally on it in feb another off road meet in march
did portugal on it in april miles...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:12 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
<table width="80%"><tbody><tr><td>1st</td> ...

<table width="80%"><tbody><tr><td>1st</td> <td align="right">13 - 32</td> <td align="right">2.462:1</td> ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
its how the engine holds up on the long haul ...

its how the engine holds up on the long haul that would be my only concern ..i do belive it will do much much better than some people think in this respect and is already making some...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
thanks for that very well written ...

thanks for that very well written

i know the ccm is sensitive to tyre choice and load ..overall it was acceptable stable at motorway speeds in spite of a very aggressive...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
im not bothered at all... its not great .. ...

im not bothered at all... its not great .. but ive stated time and again i want this bike to have fun on ...
time and again ive been told that there are better bikes for the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
well sorry my spelling is not good ///i...

well sorry my spelling is not good ///i am dislexic i only learned to rad at the age of 14 ..i do not understand propely waht a noun and a contanant are .. so sorry i cant...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
http://advrider.com/forums/http://i60.tinypic.com/...

http://advrider.com/forums/http://i60.tinypic.com/2yni3hs.jpgive just read the last four posts ..to reply in general to all of them ...


the ccm is sensitive to tyre choice .... ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i got a very positive letter yesterday ...

i got a very positive letter yesterday

it says that all homaglation issues will be resolved in september
all the relavent authorities have confirmed the dates in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 04:52 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
i have to admit its driving me nuts ith the...

i have to admit its driving me nuts ith the delays ...i sold my drz and as expecting to ke the bike in march is year ..wi homaglation issues i looking more like october
b so far ive...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 04:42 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
ive asked a question regarding parts needed ...

ive asked a question regarding parts needed when away ...im no world traveller but do get about a bit in marroc and skandinavia ..so it is a concern
the clewes brothers are...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
ive run a drz for 7 years so i know that...

ive run a drz for 7 years so i know that bike quite well

the ccm runs much better on road and is significantly higher geared as is ....i understand the drz gearset...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i dunno maby somthing can be done in the long...

i dunno maby somthing can be done in the long term ...i ride a heavily modded xt660 power comender stage two ect its pumping out over 50bhp with e extreamly flat tourque curve ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i can tell you that ccms published figures...

i can tell you that ccms published figures are 5400 revs at 60 mph
and 6300 at 70mph
so a quick check on gearing commander confirms that the ccm gearspread is the same as the ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 05:54 AM
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Posted By minkyhead
there is a a bit through the pegs but your...

there is a a bit through the pegs but your not distracted by it its only apparant when you think about it ....it may depend a little on the type of boots you wear how much you feel it...
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