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Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 03:36 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, 07:30 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, 07:20 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, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
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, 05:33 PM
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Views: 226,333
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, 03:56 PM
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Views: 226,333
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, 03:52 AM
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Views: 226,333
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, 03:42 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, 05:06 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, 01:26 PM
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Views: 226,333
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
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, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
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...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 03:26 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
So a brief abr report of the trip I took to...

So a brief abr report of the trip I took to Portugal on the ccm

http://i60.tinypic.com/34sh56g.jpg

…...
the fitting of me trusty ortileb luggage took quite a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 03:05 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
yes same bike for each trip .... the bike ...

yes same bike for each trip .... the bike has been used properly but not molycoddled the bikes dome 7k now and ive put up over 3000 of them all good so far

as far as i...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 04:51 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
portugal was the destination i was really lucky...

portugal was the destination i was really lucky to be lent a bike for the trip
it has so much track you could spend months riding off road ....what is unusual is that you can ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 03:20 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
i have used one extensivly ive just completed...

i have used one extensivly ive just completed a 1700 mile jaunt 6 days off road
..i can tell you withoout reserve that this bike is extreamly light ..i have run into dead ends on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 02:45 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
im pretty well place here to compare as i...

im pretty well place here to compare as i ran a drz for 7 years
the drz has a close box and a high primary dive too ...
i found it hard to make high gearing work well off road...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 03:27 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
standard bike ...4000 miles up at the moment

standard bike ...4000 miles up at the moment
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 12:19 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
thats a hard question to answer the klr ...

thats a hard question to answer
the klr ..i have a real soft spot for ..as you know it has a very soft power delivery and a lazy delivery based on soft tourque ..it like riding a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 03:15 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
a few snippets ...a standard ccm ran in the...

a few snippets ...a standard ccm ran in the welsh peaks pike rally last week and did well ....err 1st place well

theres a new adv bike channel coming soon somone...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 06:02 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
ccm were kind enough to let me use the bike for...

ccm were kind enough to let me use the bike for a orienteering off road weekend ..the taffy dakar

heres the taffy ride report ... same bike as gatesgarth

...10 hours off road...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
you have to link them but they are out there ...

you have to link them but they are out there ...we certainly havnt got the quantity we would like ...but we do have some quality ..
thats the reason for the ccm really ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 02:02 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
i think it will fall off a whole lot easier ...

i think it will fall off a whole lot easier .....the problem here is the big gaps and then the stuff gets jammed in the radiator fins ...just somthin that turned up ...now bearing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 03:25 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
ccm lent me a bike for the gatesgarth weekend ...

ccm lent me a bike for the gatesgarth weekend

picked it up thursday night and rode it home via the motorway network
peeled off and did some backroads specifically to check out...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,851
Posted By minkyhead
new zealand origanally reg in the uk...

new zealand origanally reg in the uk

me wilderbeast has done agood job for me :clap

a tad short on ground clearance though


goats maroc vid here ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 04:38 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
adv bike rider .com SteveW wrote: I've...

adv bike rider .com

SteveW wrote:
I've just got back from a test ride on the CCM. I live about 20 miles from their factory, I rode over on my 690r.
I followed the factory rider over a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 02:37 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
im hoping march please god 14 months ...

im hoping march please god 14 months waiting :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 12:53 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
the bashplate has had some debate ....i may be...

the bashplate has had some debate ....i may be wrong but because of the ccms new frame im not sure alternataves will fit

...and i need to start somwhere ..its pretty substantial...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
ive had a long time to consider ......:eek1 ...

ive had a long time to consider ......:eek1

heres what i chose

high seat at 6ft1in tall it really is a must for me ive ridden both and the 960ml i can still flat...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By minkyhead
the only info i have is nathan did 5 hour ...

the only info i have is nathan did 5 hour 350 mile motorwy stint as prt of his journey
the petrol light came on at 186 miles ..

ccm are lending me a 450 for a lakes trail...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
how do keith ... whos that...

how do keith ...

whos that handsome beast:lol3

speculation over the engine is the main concern ..nathan on adv bike rider has had it for a prolonged test this month ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
i dont think we need to get hung up on the ...

i dont think we need to get hung up on the definition of a adventure bike ..its been flogged to death here there and everywhere

the ccm is not yet proven on the big ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
dont honestly know but the launch is...

dont honestly know but the launch is getting very near now
iwould hope they will announce some dealer service info soon

is going to be important to lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
hello tim it would be great to...

hello tim
it would be great to meet you it may happen ....we never know
someone like yourself would be great to talk to .all your posts are considered ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 02:49 PM
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Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
my freind eric went down today and was...

my freind eric went down today and was impressed with the bike
when asking about service intervals he was given a copy of what is proposed ...here it is

eic rides a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
software glitch i was editing the bad...

software glitch i was editing the bad spelling ...i cant nuke em either
sorry about the repeats
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the...

hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the big gs bolts into the sump
i know of a few cases where the head of the bolt shave sheared off and left the bolt stud well nd truly stuck in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the...

hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the big gs bolts into the sump
i know of a few cases where the head of the bolt shave sheared off and left the bolt stud well nd truly stuck in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the...

hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the big gs bolts into the sump
i know of a few cases where the head of the bolt shave sheared off and left the bolt stud well nd truly stuck in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,333
Posted By minkyhead
hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the...

hi y keith im pretty sure the guard on the big gs bolts into the sump
i know of a few cases where the head of the bolt shave sheared off and left the bolt stud well nd truly stuck in...
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