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Old 03-28-2012, 12:24 PM   #346
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I recently offered a guy $4500 for one with over 15,000 miles. Seems like a relatively fair offer, maybe even close to top dollar. What do you G.C. owners think is top dollar for one of these?
$4000 to $4500 would be a good price
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:45 PM   #347
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I sold it for $3900 within 24 hours. Maybe I asked too little, but I'm happy as that's about what I had in it. My bike has less than 15,000 miles. See the for sale thread here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...ht=Gran+Canyon

Check out the grancanyon2 forums on yahoogroups

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I did see that, but it was already gone. The one I've been looking at has been for sale for months. It took me a while to convince myself I want to get a G.C., but I'm sure one will come around one of these days.
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:23 PM   #348
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My first GC I bought in 2008 for $ 4500. The second I bought in 2010 off e-bay locally for $ 3050. Both were in excellent condition.
There was one for sale last year close to me for $ 2900. I could not sell mine last summer for $2600 with an almost complete parts bike.
So yeah offering $ 4500 in my opinion is very fair if not on the high side.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:23 PM   #349
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:08 PM   #350
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Just bought this Labor Day weekend: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=811376
What is the preferred hand protection for the Gran Canyon? Cyrca, Bark Busters VPS or Storms, etc... Love the hell out of the bike so far.
Thanks, xltrider
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Old 09-06-2012, 07:47 PM   #351
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Congrats XLRTRIDER. EYED that one myself for a while. Ride the heck out of it.

Safe Travels.

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Old 09-07-2012, 06:13 AM   #352
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Just bought this Labor Day weekend: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=811376
What is the preferred hand protection for the Gran Canyon? Cyrca, Bark Busters VPS or Storms, etc... Love the hell out of the bike so far.
Thanks, xltrider
Welcome aboard!

Post up them pictures of them hand gaurds when you get them on!
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:09 PM   #353
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:02 AM   #354
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Hand Guards

Some have asked about hand guards and the Gran Canyon so I finally got some photos taken so I will post them up here for all to see..




The bars are Pro Taper Trials Hi 7/8" bars and the hand guards are Bark Buster Storms, top clamp is a HDB

The bars are not quite tall enough for standing but are far better than stock and could stand to be and inch or so farther back.

and from the side



the guards do mildly tap the fairing at full swing so I will need to adjust the stops or better yet get some handlebar spacers that move the bars back that inch needed for proper standing.
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:30 PM   #355
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:33 AM   #356
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Old 12-14-2012, 03:49 PM   #357
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GC skid plate

Anybody have good idea on replacing the plastic with aluminum?
I saw one time that you could use a wr450 skid plate
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:40 AM   #358
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skid plate

Various people have built one for example a thread by Steve Craun titled Cagiva Gran Canyon Aluminum Skid Plate Build http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=648543 (not sure if the link will work)
Currently the Cagiva Gran Canyon group on Yahoo (http://us.mg4.mail.yahoo.com/dc/laun...=94gmh17d4g2c5
has one of the members looking into having a machine shop build several for group members who want to buy one.
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:04 AM   #359
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skid plate for Cagiva GC

Here's link to the yahoo group:
http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/...nyon2/messages

A member is trying to organize a group purchase of custom skid plates and center-stands and maybe a high fender...

Meanwhile I just realized I know a bunch of motorcycle shops that do excellent aluminum welding... so the option of just going ahead and making one seems appealing too...

Nice job on the ones shown in this thread!

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Various people have built one for example a thread by Steve Craun titled Cagiva Gran Canyon Aluminum Skid Plate Build http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=648543 (not sure if the link will work)
Currently the Cagiva Gran Canyon group on Yahoo (http://us.mg4.mail.yahoo.com/dc/laun...=94gmh17d4g2c5
has one of the members looking into having a machine shop build several for group members who want to buy one.
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:26 PM   #360
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Thanks guys for the advice I know .i should have done something a long time ago right after I destroyed it a couple of times.
but since I bought a second Gran canyon this year I want to keep from breaking the new one.

I check out the yahoo group mainly for part conversions.
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