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Offline Salish14

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Re: Adding LED's as forward conspicuity lights?
« Reply #25 on: December 31, 2017, 05:47:02 am »
Very bright, even in daylight. Haven't had a driver not yield when I approach.

Awesome, and how did you mount them? Would you be willing to take a few photos of your mounting system for those of us considering doing this? I've been on a slow burn for adding lights to my Connie and this may be it.
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Re: Adding LED's as forward conspicuity lights?
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2018, 03:26:53 pm »
Ran across this some time back... makes sense, and I have had very few incidents of people pulling in front of me. I don't assume they will see me, and am prepared to evade or brake, but I think they do.
https://motolight.com/triangle-of-light/

Really good reading Jorge. Had the modulator on my bike when the idjut pulled out in front of me.....not sure the additional lights would have prevented that one but I like the science and the method in the article

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Re: Adding LED's as forward conspicuity lights?
« Reply #27 on: January 04, 2018, 12:32:46 pm »
Very bright, even in daylight. Haven't had a driver not yield when I approach.


Awesome, and how did you mount them? Would you be willing to take a few photos of your mounting system for those of us considering doing this? I've been on a slow burn for adding lights to my Connie and this may be it.

Some time ago I posted my impressions and how to mount LED light under the mirrors.
Here is the link.
http://forum.cog-online.org/accessories-c14/led-running-lights-71153/msg602937/#msg602937

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Re: Adding LED's as forward conspicuity lights?
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2018, 01:20:14 am »
Awesome, thanks for link.
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Re: Adding LED's as forward conspicuity lights?
« Reply #29 on: January 20, 2018, 03:19:56 am »
Have finished mounting the same lights in the same fashion as RoadKillHeaven and I'm delighted. Took it for a ride tonight and it makes a very real difference in my side and front visibility. Think it looks really nice under the rear view mirrors. Thanks so much RoadKill!

I mounted my switch on the right black top fairing, and it looks nice there. Have to take my right hand off the throttle to toggle it on, but I plan to ride with it on at all times so it will just be part of my start up sequence.
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