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Old 03-04-2014, 11:18 PM   #2986
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Caught up! great thread Noah.Lets see... 2003 KLR...48mm inverted forks, aftermarket rear shock, seat, engine mods, bigger fuel tank, Replace dash and fairing....You know.....All the things Walter had to do to his X Challenge!!!
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P.S. Husaberg 570 sitting in the garage awaiting adventurization.
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Old 03-05-2014, 04:11 AM   #2987
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P.S. Husaberg 570 sitting in the garage awaiting adventurization.
There is definitively a 70 degree Husa in my future. They are sick bikes.

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Yeah. I thought it was more important to explore the Bayan temple at Angkor Thom.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:54 AM   #2988
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Ccm

Somebody out there know more about these bikes?

Anybody ridden one?

http://www.ccm-motorcycles.com/index.asp
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:20 AM   #2989
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Somebody out there know more about these bikes?

Anybody ridden one?

http://www.ccm-motorcycles.com/index.asp
Take a look at:

www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=857243

good ride impression on about page 69.
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:03 AM   #2990
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Been hearing more and more about these things lately.....but one thing strikes me: "The main rear moulded fuel tank,and the front left side moulded fuel tanks will hold 17 litres,whilst the dummy right side tank contains the air filter,for easy access"

I get that perhaps the filter assembly 'might' be enough to offset the weight from fuel in the opposite side of the tank, but once you're running at even half, wouldn't this casue a balance issue? Otherwise, I think its cool. They definitely have the right idea and the fact that there is BSA lineage in this thing is a plus in my book however far removed...paint that thing orange and you've got a winning combo right there
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:29 AM   #2991
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With the tank(s) being so close to centerline, the weight mismatch does not have as much of an effect as a weight mismatch in the saddle bags would. I doubt that it would really be noticable.
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Old 03-05-2014, 11:53 AM   #2992
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Not trying to hijack Noah's thread completely......

There's some test ride reports for the CCM here:

http://www.adventurebikerider.com/fo...-reports-.html


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Old 03-06-2014, 05:05 AM   #2993
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I think Noah is into the CCM, no? Im sure he'll appreciate....just lets not get all 'KLR' about the thing ok guys?
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:24 PM   #2994
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I think Noah is into the CCM, no? Im sure he'll appreciate....just lets not get all 'KLR' about the thing ok guys?
I've been excited about the CCM since I saw CAD drawings of it in the UK back in 2012. It promises to be a great bike... and very very light. Fingers crossed it is brought to the US.
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Old 03-06-2014, 06:18 PM   #2995
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Noah-I might be mistaken, but did you ever find a drop-in automotive fuel injector for these bikes? A good while ago I remember seeing something about an injector-possibly from a Mitsubishi fits these bikes?

Am stocking up on some spares and an injector holder from motominded, a few injector related O-Rings along with a suitable injector, so Anyone-jump in with the answer if you know for sure.

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Old 03-06-2014, 06:35 PM   #2996
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Noah-I might be mistaken, but did you ever find a drop-in automotive fuel injector for these bikes? A good while ago I remember seeing something about an injector-possibly from a Mitsubishi fits these bikes?

Am stocking up on some spares and an injector holder from motominded, a few injector related O-Rings along with a suitable injector, so Anyone-jump in with the answer if you know for sure.

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Not that I recall. I'm just using the stock fuel injector and I have a spare. In japan I cleaned both of them and they both seemed good to go.
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Old 03-06-2014, 07:40 PM   #2997
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Give me a break. I've been busy
Plus.. I'm always a few weeks behind

In regards to the picture, I would like to say that this is the first time and last time I have riden in flip flops. I usually practice ATGATT. Thanks for posting an incriminating photo Lalo!

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Old 03-06-2014, 09:17 PM   #2998
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I can list about 20 bikes, including a Honda C90 that I would rather take around the world then a KLR.

You keep that up and we won't let you back in Montana Noah!!











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Old 03-07-2014, 11:21 PM   #2999
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You keep that up and we won't let you back in Montana Noah!!

I'll try to bring some culture to Montucky when I return.
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:24 PM   #3000
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KLR's will rule the end of the WORLD !!!
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