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Old 10-18-2012, 12:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Gonna paint the fenders Black...and join the fuzz
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I could see that looking good
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Wear a 1/2 helmet, some mirrored glasses, gloves and the cages will part like the Red Sea
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Not necessarily. I'm B&W and sometimes it helps, other times no. Before and after I put the decal on the tank, same thing. Riding with spotlights on makes a bigger impact on the cagers in my experience.

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Mine with the silver fairing makes people do a double check....but i can't bring myself to wear a white helmet.
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Mine with the silver fairing makes people do a double check....but i can't bring myself to wear a white helmet.
White helmets are the safest color. I don't have one because a friend of mine had one and he constantly had cagers slowing down in front of him ALL the time, it became a hastle to always have to drive around them.
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White helmets are the safest color. I don't have one because a friend of mine had one and he constantly had cagers slowing down in front of him ALL the time, it became a hastle to always have to drive around them.
Disagree. BRIGHT ORANGE with reflective graphics is the safest!!
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Sanos I like black and white bikes. I'll give you an option you may not thought about, would be nice to have a touch of black on the tank to help the flow of the bike between black and white. I painted my speedo console. You could paint it with plastic dip for a few bucks, if you don't like it you can peel it off. Here is what mine looks like, not best angle but gives you an idea.

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White helmets are the safest color. I don't have one because a friend of mine had one and he constantly had cagers slowing down in front of him ALL the time, it became a hastle to always have to drive around them.
I routinely have drivers move over when I'm riding behind them with the white bike and white helmet. Very visible combination.
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I routinely have drivers move over when I'm riding behind them with the white bike and white helmet. Very visible combination.
That's because it makes you look like a COP!!

I used to have a white halfy helmet with a gold on black insignia on the front. I would pull behind anyone and they would start to pull over!
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