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Offline Xbandito

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Securing your CBF
on: 10 June, 2011, 03:06:20 PM
I will have to park my CBF outside in back yard, at the moment I have a ground anchor there, which has done it's job with securing the Derbi.
Is it easy to use a chain through some part of the frame/swinging arm to secure the CBF ?, or will I have to get a anti-pinch pin for it ?.

Hopefully, funds allowing, it wil have either a tracker or a Datatool system 4 alarm on it as well as Datatag (anything to please the insurance).

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Offline pedro

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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #1 on: 10 June, 2011, 03:10:09 PM
I should think it's okay to thread a chain through the swinging arm. Or just use the ground anchor to chain up a Dobermann within striking distance.  :001:

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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #2 on: 10 June, 2011, 03:30:54 PM
*Originally Posted by pedro [+]
I should think it's okay to thread a chain through the swinging arm. Or just use the ground anchor to chain up a Dobermann within striking distance.  :001:

LOL  :001:
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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #3 on: 11 June, 2011, 12:10:11 AM
When I lock mine up I throw a lock through the rear wheel (and around a telegraph pole) and a disc lock on the front. There's nowhere that you can put a lock that is surrounded on all sides by swingarm/frame (if that's the answer to your question?) but passing a lock through the wheel is easy. You might want to consider passing it through the chain too. That way they have to either cut through your chain or the lock, simply removing a wheel won't cut the mustard.
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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #4 on: 11 June, 2011, 01:08:14 AM
Chain through wheel and ground anchor.

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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #5 on: 11 June, 2011, 08:37:30 AM
I used to put an anti-pinch pin through the swing arm in front of the shock and secure with a 16mm Almax chain when I had my Biffer.

You can get a chain through there, but the anti-pinch pin is so much more convenient and quicker to use (important for me as I ride every day).

Certainly don't rely on securing the wheels - they are very quick and easy to remove.


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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #6 on: 11 June, 2011, 09:06:43 AM
 :001: @ Dobermann....but bloody expensive in the long run

daesimps....Does the anti pinch pin go through the swingarm or just through a gap ?, cause I too will be riding nearly every day and I dont want hassle in undoing numerous chains and locks (especially if it is chucking it down)

Stixxy....thats what happened to a lad down the road, his was chained through back wheel to lamp post, so his ZX10 went walkies, not been seen since.

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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #7 on: 11 June, 2011, 02:23:03 PM
It's hard to describe as I no longer have a Biffer, but here goes.

Stand on the RHS of the bike (back brake side) and hold the pinch pin with the "head" at the top and the "pin" pointing down.  Slide one end of the chain up to the head.

Look where the shock connects to the swing arm  and there's a gap next to it (towards the engine, not the wheel).  If you drop the pin down into the gap it comes out underneath the swing arm where you attach the other end of the chain and the padlock.  The pin ends up sitting in the gap between the swing arm and the engine, under the shock.

As a tip don't buy the heat shrink with the pin.  The guy gets it from RS Components.  You can buy a massive role from them for about 10.  With the wear and tear of the chain the heat shrink eventually splits.  By buying the big role of it you can replace it as necessary.  It's definitely worth using as it stops the pin scratching the bike.

Here's an attempt at a diagram



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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #8 on: 11 June, 2011, 02:43:03 PM
whats, a pinch pin? please!

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Re: Securing your CBF
Reply #9 on: 11 June, 2011, 02:59:24 PM
*Originally Posted by ray smith [+]
whats, a pinch pin? please!

It's an 'anti-pinch' pin ('pinch' as in 'steal')  i.e., it's an anti-theft device to be used in conjunction with a chain. Use of one enables the chain to be secured 'through' the centre of the mortorbike, instead of through a relatively easily removed part, such as a wheel.

Have a look here....
http://www.torc-anchors.com/anti-pinch-pin.php
&/or
http://www.elitesecuritysupplies.com/security_chains_antipinchpin.html
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