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Old 04-29-2015, 06:04 AM   #1
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why no backup sensors or cameras in motorcycles?

I found them very handy, especially in parking lot or at stop light.
Sometimes I can manage to destroy a very low car behind me like e.g. corvette before I get out from tight parking spots ;)
Cameras would be maybe a little bit over the head but backup sensors I'd like to have.




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Old 04-29-2015, 06:09 AM   #2
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Something wrong that you can't turn your head? When duck walking backwards?!

There is a helmet with a rear view mirror in it. Look up Reevu helmets.

Edit: Could be useful in a land barge or a trike with a reverse gear. But that's about it.
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:37 AM   #3
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:39 AM   #4
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And how fast are you moving backward that you manage to destroy a car?
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:48 AM   #5
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:52 AM   #6
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They are excellent for hooking up a trailer. You can line the hitch up without a spotter.

Wait. That's pickups. My bad.
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:13 AM   #7
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There will be no going backwards. A motorcycle that retreats is a coward and will be shot for desertion
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:21 AM   #8
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Something wrong that you can't turn your head? When duck walking backwards?!

There is a helmet with a rear view mirror in it. Look up Reevu helmets.

Edit: Could be useful in a land barge or a trike with a reverse gear. But that's about it.

turning head with helmet doesn't help much with the rear view, depends on helmet but on mine with beak cannot turn head far back far enough.
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:22 AM   #9
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They are excellent for hooking up a trailer. You can line the hitch up without a spotter.

Wait. That's pickups. My bad.
motorcycle pickup?
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:24 AM   #10
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:32 AM   #11
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turning head with helmet doesn't help much with the rear view, depends on helmet but on mine with beak cannot turn head far back far enough.
No mirrors on your bike?
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:34 AM   #12
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I never look back when backing. Just a little lean forward will allow me to see everything behind me.


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Old 04-29-2015, 07:39 AM   #13
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turning head with helmet doesn't help much with the rear view, depends on helmet but on mine with beak cannot turn head far back far enough.
Can't turn your torso either?
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:52 AM   #14
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Counter steer.
Only way to back up correctly.
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:53 AM   #15
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Don't use the rear brake, you could go over backward.


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