Originally Posted by larryboy
I prefer a fairing and lights that turn with the bars. I ride nasty terrain at night fairly often and I like to be able to point my lights where I want to see, really helps to pick a line. I can't tell any difference when I add weight to the forks, but I'm pretty big and don't like steering dampers either, my arms can handle it.
You can have your cake and eat it too. Mount the lights to the frame and connect them to the forks with linkage so they turn with the steering. Some of the Baja teams used to do that with the big dual 8" racelights.