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Old 12-11-2007, 06:41 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by especialk
My money has been down since June. Not sure if its the yellow or grey tho. I like grey better but for visability am leaning toward the yello.
To all you guys getting the Bumblebee because you hope it might save your bacon, my old '98 R1100GS had the bulbous Adventure tank and I had it painted to match the original red & white 75th anniv. scheme, it had bright yellow PIAA 540 ion crystal lights mounted out front, I wear a big red, white & black BMW Rallye II clown suit, and a bright white helmet. And in spite of all that "visibility," I can't begin to count the number of people who "just didn't see" me and turned left in front of me. I swear, I looked like a rolling hazard warning! Don't get me wrong, I'm all for visibility. But counting on a little yellow & black paint to remove our cloak of invisibility could be fatal wishful thinking.

Of course, if the paint scheme just floats your boat, well then...


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