Anyone ever use EL (Electroluminescent) wire on their bike before?

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  1. XpressCS

    XpressCS Must. Have. Lumens..

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    SimpleSimon Aspiring advrider

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  4. XpressCS

    XpressCS Must. Have. Lumens..

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    Makes me wonder just how well it could work on a bike. I have a trike I'm rebuilding that has a plastic tank, wonder if I could get the glow wire to make the tank glow from inside.
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    ^ A gas tank?:huh
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    Ouch!

    Says it doesn't produce any heat but I'll bet that a spark at the wrong time has the potential to be embarrassing.

    Some RVs use that or a similar product to light their interiors. Not my style but it seems to work and is popular.

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  8. XpressCS

    XpressCS Must. Have. Lumens..

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    Not actually IN the tank, but from the outside of it, in the tunnel.
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    You need a Buell with a transparent "tank".:deal
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    rapidoxidationman Easily trainable

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    Is that pic taken in Frankfort, Kentucky?
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  12. XpressCS

    XpressCS Must. Have. Lumens..

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    I was thinking more like this one:

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    Old pic, but you get the idea..
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    Used it quite a bit at Burning Man. Not on Motorcycle, but on multiple bicycles and low voltage area lighting. Great stuff. No heat, very low power, smaller sizes are very flexible. You can get different voltages, sizes, colors. controllers....Some with their own battery pack, so that plug straight into 12v. If you look around, you will see some clothing with it sewn into some pretty amazing designs with fancy controllers.
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