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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #390 on: April 06, 2013, 06:04:12 am »
Has anyone found a cover or something for the step nut on the left side of the bike? That thing needs to either be covered up or painted.
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #391 on: April 06, 2013, 11:43:43 am »
Rattle canned mine Satin black, just like every other nut and bolt that should be black.  :thumbs:

Edit: Since this is the Show us your Canyon Cage thread, I had to go take pictures.  :)



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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #392 on: April 06, 2013, 04:26:04 pm »


 
 
Good lookin black gasshole Gumby!  8) :thumbs:

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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #393 on: April 06, 2013, 04:58:52 pm »
For some reason that doesn't sound quite right.  :-\
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #394 on: April 07, 2013, 05:36:58 am »

 Good lookin black gasshole Gumby!  8) :thumbs:


For some reason that doesn't sound quite right.  :-\


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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage - Price
« Reply #395 on: April 18, 2013, 09:36:47 am »
Is anyone seeing any discounts on the cages ... if so can you post a link or PM me please? I think that it's time to buy/install these babies.
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage - Price
« Reply #396 on: April 18, 2013, 04:39:36 pm »
Is anyone seeing any discounts on the cages ... if so can you post a link or PM me please? I think that it's time to buy/install these babies.

The best time is before you drop the bike :)   (And in that regard, I lucked out for once).  Not aware of any discounts, however.  But even at "normal" price, they will pay for themselves a couple of times over the very first time the bike is pushed over.
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #397 on: April 19, 2013, 01:27:49 pm »
I am seriously considering a set of these cages, but was wondering if they have to be removed  when work is done on the engine and if so, how difficult is it to remove them?
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #398 on: April 22, 2013, 10:51:45 am »
I am seriously considering a set of these cages, but was wondering if they have to be removed  when work is done on the engine and if so, how difficult is it to remove them?


Depends on what engine work you are performing.  You can remove all the plastics without removing the cages if you just make one tiny slit in the side fairing and that slit is hidden behind the front side fairing.  You could even put a piece of black duct tape on the back side if you think it might move at all.

I used an older version of this tool to just snip it and then I bend one part to the left while bending the other part to the right and slip it over the pipe.  Thank you Rasmith for the suggestion.
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #399 on: June 10, 2015, 09:11:52 pm »
Hi Gumby, I ran accross this post and I had to register for this site so I can respond.  Never, ever, ever, use the bars in the back as a tie down area.  They will break your sub frame.  I made this mistake and nearly lost the bike.  The only thing holding the rear bar, bag mount and rear foot beg is a 2" tab welded to the subframe.  The weld will break with this force that you have from the tie downs.  I replaced my subframe myself, 9 hours of labor and 800.00 from Kawasaki.  Instead, thread through the kickstand mount underneath or use the bars of the rear subframe to tie down.  I can send pictures later, I still have my broken subframe in the garage so I'll get pictures up.  I have enjoyed your pics so far.  I'm on my second connie and we share similar mods.  Cheers.

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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #400 on: July 01, 2015, 11:36:15 pm »
I am seriously considering a set of these cages, but was wondering if they have to be removed  when work is done on the engine and if so, how difficult is it to remove them?


Minor PITA, but well worth it. Mine's been down 5 times since I put them on - only lost a right mirror in the mud. ;-)

but then again, I take her places she was never intended to go...

zero damage:



oh the places she's been...



and the places she's been down...

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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #401 on: July 01, 2015, 11:49:53 pm »
oh the places she's been...

Wow- I can't even imagine riding on such stuff!
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #402 on: July 02, 2015, 12:04:42 am »
Wow- I can't even imagine riding on such stuff!

Hell, I couldn't either until I did it. And now I'm hooked.  :o
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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #403 on: July 02, 2015, 03:43:20 am »
Hell, I couldn't either until I did it. And now I'm hooked.  :o

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Re: Show us your Canyon Cage
« Reply #404 on: August 31, 2015, 03:11:09 pm »
Hi Gumby, I ran accross this post and I had to register for this site so I can respond.  Never, ever, ever, use the bars in the back as a tie down area.  They will break your sub frame.  I made this mistake and nearly lost the bike.  The only thing holding the rear bar, bag mount and rear foot beg is a 2" tab welded to the subframe.  The weld will break with this force that you have from the tie downs.  I replaced my subframe myself, 9 hours of labor and 800.00 from Kawasaki.  Instead, thread through the kickstand mount underneath or use the bars of the rear subframe to tie down.  I can send pictures later, I still have my broken subframe in the garage so I'll get pictures up.  I have enjoyed your pics so far.  I'm on my second connie and we share similar mods.  Cheers.

Good to know. The pics from above that you reference was a 30 min ride to Sandpoint, Id where I got thoroughly screwed for a back tire(DO NOT go here http://www.4seasonpowersports.com/), but had no problem at all with the way it was tied down. I used them as a tie down point again in my new trailer when I took it out for a maiden voyage, again no problem.

I will definitely look for a new spot to tag the rear end down next time. I'm sure I can figure it out, but go ahead and post up pics of how you do.  :chugbeer:



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