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i just recently built a engine crash cage for my CBR F3, it prtects fine, but when i make a right hand turn it catch and scrape the pavement on a hard turn, but when i lean the bike over in the shop it looks like the footpeg should hit before the cage so i am lost... my question is anyone else with a crash cage by a name brand manufacture having this problem. i guess i have to scrafice some turning performance for the prectection factor, but i am not sure if this is a scarafice i am willing to make. please help.

i can try to re angel the cage and reweld it, but i am afriad i will loose the protection i need.
 

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i turned my preload up, but haven't tested it yet, i just was wondering if anyone else was scrapping arond turns with the freestyle ingenuity or 905 bars.
 

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alright cool, well at least i know i'm not alone, thanks for the help
 

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havent scraped my 905 around a turn, but have been told im very close to doing it. i know i could, with relative ease but i think when it does scrape its gonna lift the rear wheel and send me highsiding.
 

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I built the freestyle ingenuity style, the 905s would have hit my shins.

when it scraps it kinda catches and you hear it, it was a shock the first time, i have gotton used to it where i know where the line is, so i am leave a line of sparks at night around a turn. balancing right on the point. i am also adding magnesium scrap plates so sparks shot out all over the place.

ride on...
 

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if it is a F.I. cage you can pull the loop off if you're gonna hit the corners. when your done just put it back on. you still have the sliders if you go down.
 

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mine is a F.I. style, i buitl it myself, and the hoop doesn;t remove its all welded
 

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Hey be carefull with the engine cages going around turns. There was a guy here in MD, after doing a wheelie a cop started to chase him, well he ran and was going around a right hand sweeper (the guy was a track rider also) and the cage tripoded, upset the bike, and the bike and him carried the speed of 125mph into the back of a truck and died on impact. I guess what im trying to say is just learn the lean angle limit of your cages.
 

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Most cages will scrape. I built mine so that it doesnt run underneath the bike and gives me a lot more ground clearance.
 

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do u hit your shins on your bars? and will that protect the bike enough?
 
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