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Offline Tycham

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Reflective livery
« on: January 07, 2016, 04:03:27 pm »
I have been researching accident (at my age you don't recover as quickly  :D ) and am thinking about European police type reflective tape on both my ST and my Connie. I am attaching example that I am going to use on the ST (red bike) but will probably use red and hi vis yellow on the silver Connie.

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Re: Reflective livery
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2016, 07:34:49 pm »
Good Idea, I think it's different , for here in the U.S.  I did this on my 06 Connie and was looking at the same style on my 09. All very reflective tape. I was noticed from the side profile at night very well.  Be interesting to see what it would look like.







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Re: Reflective livery
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2016, 10:59:29 pm »
I like that. Is it individual pieces of tape or a sheet in that pattern?  I am doing chevrons on the back as the break up the profile a little more
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Re: Reflective livery
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2016, 11:39:42 pm »
I like that. Is it individual pieces of tape or a sheet in that pattern?  I am doing chevrons on the back as the break up the profile a little more

Yes it was all separate pieces. I cut.

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Re: Reflective livery
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2016, 04:02:56 am »
I like the understated look better.  I use black reflective pin striping on my Diablo black 09.  It's not visible during the day unless you look really closely.  However, at night, headlights really set it off.  I also put some of the red reflective striping tape on the wheels. :beerchug:
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Re: Reflective livery
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2016, 10:13:42 am »
Beware off brand tapes as sold at giant box concerns. Their reflective properties can be less than stellar.

3M makes a good line. SOLAS being the brightest.

Despite the web site look, these folks have done right by me.
http://www.reflectivelyyours.com/


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Re: Reflective livery
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2016, 10:54:29 am »
Yup.  I used 3M 79902.   :great:  For the wheel tape I used a local German brand.
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