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Old 12-19-2012, 07:17 AM   #18511
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Since I put in HID on the low beam it is great with the motolights on straights. Hustling through the twists and bends leaned over on roads like 151, 215 and 276 in the dark of night.. not so good.
Yeah, I came down Ceasar's Head late a couple months ago, middle of knat season (so my tinted visor was down). Low beam was sketchy, but the ADV Monster lights worked great. To bad I'm nice and had to kill them when I passed oncoming traffic so I wouldn't blind them...
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:39 AM   #18512
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I have the official Harley LED headlight on my bike. Absolutely amazing on the straights, Can't see more then ten feet in from of me when I'm turning sharp (but it's a very bright ten feet).
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:44 AM   #18513
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I have the official Harley LED headlight on my bike. Absolutely amazing on the straights, Can't see more then ten feet in from of me when I'm turning sharp (but it's a very bright ten feet).
Well you should be set up pretty well then. But then again you are in Florida. If there is a curve, it will be a corner, and if a corner in FL, a street light.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:54 AM   #18514
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Well you should be set up pretty well then. But then again you are in Florida. If there is a curve, it will be a corner, and if a corner in FL, a street light.
Off ramps have some scary bits. I once nearly hit a hobo.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:59 AM   #18515
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Off ramps have some scary bits. I once nearly hit a hobo.

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Old 12-19-2012, 08:03 AM   #18516
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... Harley ... I'm turning sharp ...



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Old 12-19-2012, 08:14 AM   #18517
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(Sorry, I had to)
It's all good.

I should amend that to "sharp enough my heels are showing road wear".
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:23 AM   #18518
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Off ramps have some scary bits. I once nearly hit a hobo.
I heard they're nekkid in FL. A excellent reason to avoid them.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:24 AM   #18519
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I heard they're nekkid in FL. A excellent reason to avoid them.
I can neither confirm nor deny the accusation.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:46 AM   #18520
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It's all good.

I should amend that to "sharp enough my heels are showing road wear".
So that's about five degrees lean angle.




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Old 12-19-2012, 08:50 AM   #18521
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So that's about five degrees lean angle.




Something like that. I've already scraped up the exhaust pretty bad because I forgot I wasn't on my Goldwing anymore. Now my chrome won't get me home, I guess.

Not a lot of bikes on the dragon right now.

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Old 12-19-2012, 08:58 AM   #18522
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If you want culture shock ride a hard tail, jockey shift/suicide clutch (with a shitty worn linkage at that) low HD after riding a KLR; bumps aren't nearly as fun.
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:16 AM   #18523
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You ever hear of Albie The Racist Dragon?
It's how they ended racism in New Zealand.

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Old 12-19-2012, 10:37 AM   #18524
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It's how they ended racism in New Zealand.

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