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post #1 of 17 Old 08-16-2013, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Fork lights

One of the best ways we can make our bikes more visible to oncoming traffic is by adding lights at the bottom of the forks. This creates a triangle of light that is unusual and catches attention.

Any ideas of who I can buy some lights like this from?

On a previous bike I had these Motorcycle Lights | Motolight But they were kind of pricey.

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post #2 of 17 Old 08-16-2013, 10:22 PM
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I see what you mean - those are some EXPENSIVE lights. Never heard of fork lights.

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Some light bars mounted vertically on the forks would look pretty sweet.

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post #4 of 17 Old 08-18-2013, 01:29 AM
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You could probably just get some 3 wired turn signals somewhat like the stock ones and mount them yourself for a lot cheaper. I don't know about you but I like cheap

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Or you could do what I did..cost about 15 bucks after everything.

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Ugh, that just looks wrong , lol

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Ugh, that just looks wrong , lol

...on my Droid.
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post #8 of 17 Old 08-22-2013, 03:10 AM
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That's looks great don't listen to them they live in the past with the dinosaurs playing with their clubs at least you'll be seen at night and not get run over by all the drunks and meth crack heads around these days TRON lives lol

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Thats illegal in these parts. Can't have any kind of blue lights like that. They claim your trying to impersonate a cop.

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post #10 of 17 Old 08-22-2013, 09:49 AM
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Some folks use "hyperlights" running lights. Hyperlites Flashing led motorcycle brake lights, runing lights, and turn signals, Standard Dual Function

I think they are more for visibility than anything but price is not too bad at $120.

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post #11 of 17 Old 08-22-2013, 10:55 AM
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I've been thinking about some of these. If you don't mind a little assembly these are quality components.

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A project I was working on needed a quick replacement for the headlight, and I found these at a Pep boys for about $40. They throw a pretty good beam down the road, and are small enough to bolt just about anywhere. 35 watts is not enough to use as stand alone lights, but as supplements they are very good. One advantage is they can be aimed to look through a corner when leaning.

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Oddly, the product description says 55 watts -- I suppose you can confirm which it is at the store.

A set installed:https://www.wristtwisters.com/forums/...ild-23737.html

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I did that to my bike. Since I had mirrors with turn signals built in, I installed these to where the turn signals were. And they are cheap on ebay.

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Can you show more of your setup? What kind of light you use? How and where you install them???

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Or you could do what I did..cost about 15 bucks after everything.
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I just bought led strips off eBay for like a dollar a piece. I got 6 of them. Used 3m double sided stick tape (kind for cars found at autozone) like 5 bucks, and old Ethernet cable and some gel connectors. Cut open the cable and use each strand. Make sure to use 12v led strips and also get a 15 amp on/off switch. I put three along the front underside of the tank then one on each swingarm by passenger pegs on the inside, and one attached to the back of the rear fender.

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post #17 of 17 Old 09-04-2013, 06:26 AM
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thank you!!!
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