Go Back   Motorcycle Forum > Motorcycle.Com General Discussion > Motorcycle Mods and Maintenance

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-12-2009, 07:46 AM   #1
pushrod
Founding Member
 
pushrod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Baja 'Bama
Posts: 3,642
Default Brake Lights

Just a gentle reminder...

I discovered that the switch in my front brake lever was no longer working. I have no idea how long that was the case, as I found it by accident. Not a traffic accident, mind you, but it coulda been.

Although I am in the habit of checking out my bike before every (okay, 'most') rides, I used to check for brake lights by standing alongside the bike, and pressing down on the rear brake pedal. The rear switch works fine. I've forgotten what led me to check the brake lights with the front. And, I seldom use the rear brake, as the fronts are so effective, and I tend not to get on them too hard anyway.

So, take the few seconds to check out your bike before you ride. I shudder to think of how many times I had a cage crawling up my rear end, and me applying the brakes with no lights!

And, Happy Columbus Day! Go discover someplace, and give some native a disease!
__________________
You would not understand,
this is not how I am...

I have become -
Comfortably Numb.
pushrod is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements
Motorcycle Forum
Advertisement
Old 10-12-2009, 09:47 AM   #2
Kenneth_Moore
Registered Member
 
Kenneth_Moore's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: VIsiting the GIft Shop in the Pit of DIspair
Posts: 7,118
Default

Agreed, a nasty scenario is to get rear-ended by some cager. ALmost no avoiding that one unless you are REALLY alert and lucky.

Speaking of which, be sure to check out AdMoreLighting.com for information on their exciting new LiteBar Turn/Stop/Tail LED system. It'll light your ass up like a Christmas tree! I love mine, and chicks tell me: "you have a great ass."

AdMore Lighting - About Us
__________________
www.kennethmoore.org
Kenneth_Moore is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off