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Old 10-29-2010, 12:44 PM   #31
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You put a lot of hard work in the project and it looks very good. However, you know, if someone turns left in front of you, pulls out if front of you, or rear-ends you, they can actually use the excuse "I didnt see him" like all the other cagers uses. :-) Good possibility of losing a court case, just saying......
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Old 10-29-2010, 12:45 PM   #32
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Yeah I don't get it either. you took a good looking bike and with alot of work made it look worse. And why wear a florescent vest on a camo bike? I do however appreciate the skill and determination it took to do this. I'm not trying to be negative, just keeping it real.
A High visability vest is a rider requirement on military bases, I wear it all the time.
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Old 10-29-2010, 12:48 PM   #33
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A High visability vest is a rider requirement on military bases, I wear it all the time.
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your riding that on a military base? really? wow
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Old 10-29-2010, 12:52 PM   #34
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Wow..just wow. Really bad idea. That's an awful lot of work to make riding your bike more dangerous.
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Old 10-29-2010, 12:54 PM   #35
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Holy.
Crap.

What he said.
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Old 10-29-2010, 12:55 PM   #36
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You forgot these http://www.cycletires.com/Innova/mxdesert.html
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:26 PM   #37
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Personally I think it looks....well..... intresting, but to each his own!!!!!!

I don't think the camo will really be all that much dangerous, as long as the bike is moving. Camo always seemed to work best when the object is still. YMMV.
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:35 PM   #38
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What bike?

So...there's a motorcycle in these posts?
Motorcycle....?? Where ??
I don't see no freaking motorcycle !
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:42 PM   #39
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I like this one the best

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Did you research this after you fucked up ya bike?
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:52 PM   #40
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Not my thing. Personally, I would have spent the money on a new shock instead. Still, if it makes the OP happy, salute!
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Old 10-29-2010, 03:04 PM   #41
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Thanks for taking the time to share this. It's certainly a labor of love, and I hope it was fun to do...
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Old 10-29-2010, 03:16 PM   #42
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Thanks for taking the time to share this. It's certainly a labor of love, and I hope it was fun to do...
I do enjoy tinkering with the bike...Appreciate the strong concerns on the safety issue. I will certainly drive with more awareness. If I sense the bike's visibility it an issue (I'm not convinced it is, as no empirical evidence either way), I'll let everyone know.
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Old 10-29-2010, 04:03 PM   #43
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took me an hour to figure out where to put my ADV sticker ,and then i fucked that up ! my hats off to ya'
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Old 10-29-2010, 05:06 PM   #44
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the only thing 'universal' acu camo blends in really well with is the night. Seen it in cities, forests, deserts, mountains, etc and its fairly noticeable. At night it just appears like grey mist though. Would not worry about lack of day visibility, but I would add a lot of 3M reflective tape on sides and rear. Maybe some extra red LED lights...

Thats what I wear to work so I could not do up a bike like this. I like tan / black or flat green plastics with black frame
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Old 10-29-2010, 07:00 PM   #45
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the only thing 'universal' acu camo blends in really well with is the night. Seen it in cities, forests, deserts, mountains, etc and its fairly noticeable. At night it just appears like grey mist though. Would not worry about lack of day visibility, but I would add a lot of 3M reflective tape on sides and rear. Maybe some extra red LED lights...
That is great news...

here are the running lights which are always on
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