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Old 12-19-2012, 01:29 PM   #18526
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Mount a good set of lights to the forks, up as high as tupperware will permit.
Now aim them cross-eyed, Right forks aims to left side of road, left fork aims to right.
So long as you keep lean angles within reason, you get a remarkable amount of light down the road. Some adjustment/tuning may be required.

That makes so much sense it just can't be true.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:33 PM   #18527
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Mount a good set of lights to the forks, up as high as tupperware will permit.
Now aim them cross-eyed, Right forks aims to left side of road, left fork aims to right.
So long as you keep lean angles within reason, you get a remarkable amount of light down the road. Some adjustment/tuning may be required.

Sounds good... Is this advice tainted by a FL straight country HD rider? (Keep lean angle in reason means?????? )

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Old 12-19-2012, 02:30 PM   #18528
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I'm just gonna duct tape a flashlight to the top of my helmet.
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Old 12-19-2012, 03:08 PM   #18529
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Does that work if you're crosseyed?
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:42 AM   #18530
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Does that work if you're crosseyed?

Sure, and the added benefit is it makes all the drivers of oncoming vehicles cross-eyed too!
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:01 AM   #18531
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I'm just gonna duct tape a flashlight to the top of my helmet.
That'll teach you to look through those turns.

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Old 12-20-2012, 07:07 AM   #18532
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Does that work if you're crosseyed?
It does if you point it from left to right.
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Old 12-20-2012, 09:12 AM   #18533
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Sounds good... Is this advice tainted by a FL straight country HD rider? (Keep lean angle in reason means?????? )

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Florida resident, last couple of bikes have been an Aprilia Tuono Factory, Triumph Sprint ST with Ohlins rear and front forks revalved and sprung, and a BMW R1100S. I like lean angles, just get tired of having to clover leaf on/off ramps to generate much.
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:09 AM   #18534
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Florida resident, last couple of bikes have been an Aprilia Tuono Factory, Triumph Sprint ST with Ohlins rear and front forks revalved and sprung, and a BMW R1100S. I like lean angles, just get tired of having to clover leaf on/off ramps to generate much.
Hey man.... never was questioning your credentials.. just funning a bit.
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Old 12-20-2012, 03:08 PM   #18535
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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.
Assume this is a joke (like ragging LEOs about doughnuts, gets a little old). Maybe the FL guys do as I do here in Iowa-just strap the bike to the back of the stagecoach to haul me to the twisties. Ian, Iowa
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:44 PM   #18536
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Assume this is a joke (like ragging LEOs about doughnuts, gets a little old). Maybe the FL guys do as I do here in Iowa-just strap the bike to the back of the stagecoach to haul me to the twisties. Ian, Iowa
I don't think you realize how BIG FL is, not to mention how flat.
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:48 PM   #18537
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:23 PM   #18538
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My head light is so bad, when I go around a curve, I have to put my foot down to feel the yellow line.

Oh yeah, well my head lice is so ba........oh, wait, never mind.
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:39 PM   #18539
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I don't think you realize how BIG FL is, not to mention how flat.
OK two stage coaches in series. Heading there in a couple of weeks, sans bike. Guess I'll find out. Ian, Florida
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:27 PM   #18540
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Never been to the Dragon, nor owned a Touratech farkle that I can recall. You win!

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