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Old 11-14-2008, 04:01 PM   #1

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Old 11-15-2008, 11:24 AM   #2
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Awesome article! Slick package I have an older cordless detector with a wired ear pad to my helmet that I use on the weekends when I sometimes break the speed limit (wink wink) . The main problem with this unit is it is a car detector that you convert to motorcycle use. I put the detector in my front chest pocket. For motorcycle use, the unit uses an add-on on mirror attachment. The unit uses the mirror to deflect radar and laser signals into the receiver Because of that it nearly limits signal detection to what it receives in front of you. Another problem is it uses batteries which it goes through pretty quickly and it isn't as powerful as the corded models that plug in into the cigarette lighter on a car. It has saved me some money however. Many of the small town police and county mounties still use radar where I live. However, the State Patrol uses laser so the unit turns into a early ticket indicator. Love the packaging of this product and the use of wireless technology is greet. Nice job Dustin!

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Old 11-15-2008, 02:01 PM   #3
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Thanks for the article. A quick search shows the pricing of the detector and accessories to be very reasonable too. I have an Escort 8500 car detector using a Techmount and a corded ear speaker on my bike and this MC specific kit costs about the same. I would add that it seems to be a good value.

My Escort has saved me from several "nuisance" tickets for (15 overtype stuff) so I figure it has paid for itself. Anybody who rides sport bikes on the street needs a radar detector, period.
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Old 11-15-2008, 04:28 PM   #4
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Good for radar detection. Hoever in areas where the cops are using laser I've not seen any independent data that has shown laser detection to give any results. Since UHP is using laser now I suspect that the money spent on detectors is money down the rathole. Generally the detectors only ping when you get painted.
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