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Old 05-15-2012, 12:22 AM   #81
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sound like an oxymoron.

why do I always have to spell it out.. FAAAAAK. ok here listen; ready?

If a person didn't see you in a bright DAY LIGHT, your shiny LEDs will make that much of difference at night? studies show; sudden approach of bright light gives you that quick "dull" moment and are rather attractive. (driver could arguably see and in that "dull" panic moment run your glowing over). that's why they prefer you wear REFLECTIVE gear genius not LED HELMETS and JACKETS. More over, people who run over bikes are more inclined to be either on their phone or distracted by some other activity then "ohh just didn't see you there pal" a whole different argument itself.

I can go on and on about how LEDs are more of SHOW OFF then safety but like I said, I had a long day at work and don't have much bark left.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:55 AM   #82
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you'd have to be drunk or old to have that "dull" moment. Our tail lights are near microscopic in the night. So any additional light that gives us more illuminated mass will better our chances of grabbing attention and being seen. I wonder why cops leave their rear facing light bars on when pulling someone over. So that you can see them and gtfo the way is why.
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To each their own. Many people like them. To those that don't, why the need to come in and comment negatively?

Same with HD riders v Sportbikes, Street v Track, Street v Dirt, Domestic v Japanese, etc etc etc.

For example, old pimped out cadillacs... they aren't my style. But I still comment when one has been done up nicely and commend the person who did the work. I guess I respect the modder more than the mod.
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nop, its people with "gap" these days, what gap is that you refer to old bone? do we go by, don't ask don't tell? or some brook-bend-mountain ? or did you did you get that nick name at a county prison?

now, see pretty, I can talk t in my sleep, let's don't make any further personal comments. What you think? and "haythamboi" is one word and no its not english.
Are you a little slow? It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out what his screen name refers to. The you type makes no sense.
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To each their own. Many people like them. To those that don't, why the need to come in and comment negatively?

Same with HD riders v Sportbikes, Street v Track, Street v Dirt, Domestic v Japanese, etc etc etc.

For example, old pimped out cadillacs... they aren't my style. But I still comment when one has been done up nicely and commend the person who did the work. I guess I respect the modder more than the mod.
I Think you hit the nail on the head.
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I don't know how long these I have will last, but they work well, look good and are fairly cheap. Auto zone has a good variety lengths and colors. I recommend the packs of two 12" strips for $18.99 per pack. If you buy the long strips you can cut to length.
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I don't know how long these I have will last, but they work well, look good and are fairly cheap. Auto zone has a good variety lengths and colors. I recommend the packs of two 12" strips for $18.99 per pack. If you buy the long strips you can cut to length.
eeek man, are you seriously 2 12" strips for 19$? I get almost all my leds for an entire bike for $20 almost.
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these are perfectly legal so i dont really see why your lights wouldn't be. many cops have already seen this bike and discussed it.

is this here in houston???....just making sure cause im planning onto doing something like this
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As far as the safety argument goes I have to agree with RacerX on this one, I think if they have any safety value at all it's minimal. Like the 'loud pipes save lives' argument LEDs are simply an aesthetic mod that people want some justification for so they say it's for safety. Most of the time i can't see the LED glow until I get right up on the bike. That said, I think they're WAY cooler than straight pipes on cruisers.

And wow, I guess that's the benefit of doing your own work. I had an accident that caused substantially less damage to my bike and it was near triple what you're estimating - with the work having been done by a former site sponsor.
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