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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2014, 03:18:15 AM »
Lucky US. CCM make low volume, high quality machines, usually for off road use. This version should be a better alternative the the Weestrom and the DL650.

Lovely bike, getting great reviews.
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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2014, 05:23:45 AM »
Perfect Appalachia dual sport / touring bike. 
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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2014, 06:07:24 AM »
Is this the same mythical beast that's been floating around ADV for years?

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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2014, 12:07:57 PM »
I could really really see myself with one of those.  :drool:
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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2014, 09:27:00 AM »
I'll be waiting

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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2014, 12:15:17 PM »
A KTM 690 Enduro R can get you there today (with all the adv luggage and whatnot) and you'll have a decent dealer network available. The biggest limitation of the 690 is the small-ish 3.2 gallon tank. Aftermarket tanks are $$$$$. But you can buy a Kolpin 1.5 gallon aux tank for under $100 (with bracket) if you really need more range.

I'm on the fence as to whether I want a lightweight ADV bike like the 690 (and use it for trail riding) or a big ADV bike like a 1190 Adventure (and use that for all my street riding).

That CCM looks pretty nice. Biggest concern would be dealer support...
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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2014, 12:57:00 PM »
A KTM 690 Enduro R can get you there today (with all the adv luggage and whatnot) and you'll have a decent dealer network available. The biggest limitation of the 690 is the small-ish 3.2 gallon tank. Aftermarket tanks are $$$$$. But you can buy a Kolpin 1.5 gallon aux tank for under $100 (with bracket) if you really need more range.

I'm on the fence as to whether I want a lightweight ADV bike like the 690 (and use it for trail riding) or a big ADV bike like a 1190 Adventure (and use that for all my street riding).

That CCM looks pretty nice. Biggest concern would be dealer support...

The parts-brakes etc- are high end but pretty much available anywhere, as they are used on many different bikes. The engine is Japanese-CCM use Suzuki or Yamaha. Parts really shouldn't be a problem. The only unique bits are the plastics, tank and frame.
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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2014, 01:43:11 PM »
According to the article the engine for this bike is BMW sourced.

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The GP450 is powered by a version of BMW’s discontinued G450X. The Fuel injected DOHC 450cc single produces 40 hp compared to the original 52 hp of the G450X, allowing the GP450 to have longer service intervals. CCM offers a kit to unleash the full horsepower of the G450X motor, however doing so will void the engine’s warranty.


I'm kind of interested to see one of these

http://www.advpulse.com/adv-bikes/m1nsk-trx-300i-ready-for-a-250cc-adventure-bike/

Though it is heavier and lower on power.  According to the article you can buy nearly 3 of the TRXes for one of the CCM bikes but the CCM will probably be much higher quality overall. 






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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2014, 01:50:28 PM »
According to the article the engine for this bike is BMW sourced.

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The GP450 is powered by a version of BMW’s discontinued G450X.

http://www.advpulse.com/adv-bikes/m1nsk-trx-300i-ready-for-a-250cc-adventure-bike/



My bad. Past CCMs have used Japanese injins.
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Re: Brit 450cc Adventure Thumper Coming to US
« Reply #10 on: April 21, 2014, 03:31:35 PM »
M1snk (Zeng Shon) video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFmxZj02nok

CCM 450 video.  Guess the engine is manufatured in Taiwan similar to the F-Series Rotax engines I believe?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9VhACv7nvE