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Old 06-28-2006, 06:17 PM   #1
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Default Re: Aftermarket Visibility Items for Shadow Spirit?

http://www.sierrabmw.bigstep.com/item.jhtml;$sessionid$DYE4KZAAAAFOJTZENUGXBMWPERWR JPX0?UCIDs=820323%7C871994&PRID=1168704



Put one of these on there and you'll be golden. If someone can't see it, they're blind as a bat!
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Old 06-28-2006, 06:33 PM   #2
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I've got GSXR with a tail trunk that's painted white on the back and on that I've got some strips of red and white reflective tape. I've ridden behind it and it really stands out.
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Old 06-29-2006, 05:08 AM   #3
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!- I've got an orange Joe Rocket ballsitic jacket that really stands out. You should be wearing armor anyhow.



2- You could put hard bags on it and mount extra running lights.



3- Pay no attention to the jerks who are going to make fun of you for buying a Shadow. Have a great time on it.
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Old 06-29-2006, 05:08 AM   #4
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Reflective riding gear serves more than one purpose...
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Old 06-29-2006, 05:37 AM   #5
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Well I was going to ask why anyone would want to be more visible on a Shadow but you shamed me out of it.



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Old 06-29-2006, 05:49 AM   #6
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Nice to see someone that knows there's more to it than loud pipes. Try looking at the items on this website.

http://www.electricalconnection.com/...star&sport.htm.

Also might look at www.bikerhiway.com

Might try some aftermarket horns too. I had a VT1100 once and the horn was a little lame.
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Old 06-29-2006, 06:33 AM   #7
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Hyper Lites (www.hyperlites.com) and a DeCellite (www.motoloco.com) greatly enhance brake light visibility.



3M sells a reflective tape, Scotchlite, in a number of colors that works very well. Even the black tape lights up at night.



And go with high visibility clothing, as mentioned above. Yellow and orange are better than red.
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Old 06-29-2006, 07:07 AM   #8
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HIGH VIZ AEROSTICH
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Old 06-29-2006, 09:57 AM   #9
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Here is a great source for reflective tape of all sorts, including SOLAS.



http://www.identi-tape.com/



I have purchased from them, sevice and prices are very good. The red reflective here



http://www.identi-tape.com/hi-intensity.htm



lights up very well, and the red matches my vfr well enough that I was able to put it directly on the bodywork in key places but it is undetectable in daylight.

Forward fog lights, yellow especially seem to work. For style point I recommend motolights.



http://www.motolight.com/



Very functional and well made, but not DOT approved. As if I care. I had a pair on my VFR, but they were trashed in an accident.



Because of the price I went cheaper on the replacement and got the electrical connection lights with specific fitting kits for my VFR. They were much cheaper and I got what I paid for in product and service. 3 months and multiple phone calls to get them to ship. After a few weeks using them I threw out the cr@p lights and got a pair of PIAA's off ebay which have worked out very well.



If you get a set of Givi's, get the optional brake light for the top bag. Double the brake light doesn't hurt.
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Old 06-29-2006, 10:02 AM   #10
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Fiamm Freeway Blaster!!! Riderwarehouse carries them. Mack Trucks flinch when you unleash these bad boys. Downside is you need an accessory relay to run them. The amps will likely weld your horn button contacts if you try to run them straight off the button.
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