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Wow, how cool is that? It would be hard to miss that coming up on it from behind.
 

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I used to make the back of my bike very reflective too. In fact, I bought some of the most reflective film available for the GT. However, with the proliferation of laser speed detection, I would rather keep a lower profile. So, no reflective film for me. :cool:
 

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I saw Deanoko. Little cheaper than the ones from Europe. I wish I could find some to put on the unpainted parts of the top trunk, sides & front of the saddlebags.

I want to light up like a bright bulb at night!
 

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I scored a similar set on eBay for 24.99, they went on easily. Only difference is that this set doesn't come with the strips for the raised areas.
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On my bike I have an unfinished looking raised area on my rear fender. I bought some reflector material stickers from my auto parts store, cut to fit the shape of the raised area and stuck it on. Looks like it belongs, almost.

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I used to make the back of my bike very reflective too. In fact, I bought some of the most reflective film available for the GT. However, with the proliferation of laser speed detection, I would rather keep a lower profile. So, no reflective film for me. :cool:
Yes indeed, the front AND rear of the bike are targets for LIDAR. Like a Jack IN The Box, a CHP LEO popped from behind a bridge support and shot me in front, then from the rear. :eek:

Good thing I never exceed the speed limit, or surely I would have paid a road tax to California. :rolleyes:
 

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Yes indeed, the front AND rear of the bike are targets for LIDAR.
I'm with you.

All I need is to find some of those stickers that absorb radar and don't reflect anything back . . . ;) :k16:
 

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Rather get a ticket

I'm with you.

All I need is to find some of those stickers that absorb radar and don't reflect anything back . . . ;) :k16:

Thought about it - I'd rather get a ticket than be rear-ended. Not that it will prevent it, but it will certainly help to minimize the chances of it.:)


I put the stickers on last night. Got them from some place in Europe. Nice fit. Very easy - Very effective. You really can't tell they are on during the daylight ours. Pretty cool. Very happy, money well spent. I was apprehensive about them originally, but they actually are black in color - during the daylight.


I installed an Escort 9500i with the adaptive mount - a beautiful thing. Supposedly it detects laser front and back I believe. Had for a few weeks now. I don't really push it, but if I was going upstate I could see myself easily doing 75mph. Too much wind for me if I go much faster, - especially that back pressure pulling you into the windshield.

One of my projects when I find another $500 - $600, is to install a laser Jammer. That would be cool. Probably a waste of money for me. The fastest I've ever taken the bike to was 90mph, and that was for just a few seconds.:gm
 

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Too much wind for me if I go much faster, - especially that back pressure pulling you into the windshield.
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Not wanting you to get a ticket..... if you want to get rid of that back pressure, try out a Cal-Sci windshield. It reduced about 95% for me.

Now back to the reflecting tape....
 

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Cal Sci quality / cust svc issues ?

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Not wanting you to get a ticket..... if you want to get rid of that back pressure, try out a Cal-Sci windshield. It reduced about 95% for me.

Now back to the reflecting tape....

Seriously thought about it - Have concerns about some of the other member experiences posted here. They seems to indicate a potential quality and/or customer service issues. Where there is smoke, fire usually follows.

I love the clarity / visibilty of my V-Stream - virtually no distortion anywhere through it. I think that's very important. Certainly easy enough to change and try it. I might one day.
 

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Seriously thought about it - Have concerns about some of the other member experiences posted here. They seems to indicate a potential quality and/or customer service issues. Where there is smoke, fire usually follows.

I love the clarity / visibilty of my V-Stream - virtually no distortion anywhere through it. I think that's very important. Certainly easy enough to change and try it. I might one day.
True on the "smoke/fire"

BUT

Going back about 8-9 years when I bought my K1200LT, unknowing to me, I bought a 50,000 mile trouble free bike along with 96% of the others. You did hear a lot though from the 4%.

Same with the K1600. You hear a lot from the 4%.

My Cal-Sci windshield is not perfect ( neither am I ) and I am very please with it's function.
 
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