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6 years 1 month ago - 6 years 1 month ago #88628 by Dick
I've been riding a bike for 35 years and I thought I know by now what motorists should look out for - me on a motorcycle!

WRONG!

The other evening I crossed the road in my car right in front of an oncoming bike. His lights simply disappeared between the lights of the oncoming traffic which was way behind him! He missed me with millimetres and I felt like a total moron!

Do yourself a favour - if you haven't already - buy a colour headlight protector. It is much more visible than the white lights of cars - day and night! Its amazing how cagers make space for you to pass when they see the orange light behind them!

My bike's protectors are burnt orange which apparently is most visible, but you get yellow, blue etc,

I have been interrogated by cops for using it (some colours are legal and others not) but they agreed with me about the safety aspect and let me go without a fine.

The proctors are attached with valcro and is easily removable. They do dim the light at night but I installed spotlights to overcome the problem. Shouldn't be on a bike at night anyway.

The protectors are expensive at the stealerships, but there are other shops that make them.

I had mine made for R 295 by War Eagle in Pretoria 012 819 1687 (no - I don't have shares with them. I would like to have a share in the receptionist though......).
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6 years 1 month ago #88630 by Pannas
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foto? :huh:

(van die receptionist - nie die oranje headlight nie... :whistle: )

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6 years 1 month ago #88632 by Street Hawk
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You taking orders for us. That will help you to see the receptionist more often. I want the green ones please.

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6 years 1 month ago - 6 years 1 month ago #88633 by Dick
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Im a pensioner and a grandpa - she will break me! (she's not THAT great - but boobs make up for anything!!!!!)

I live too far away. Im sure they can courier the headlight protectors if you want. Give them a call.
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6 years 1 month ago #88634 by Pannas
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didn't know one could courier boobs... :huh:

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6 years 1 month ago #88635 by Petboy
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:laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle.

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6 years 1 month ago #88643 by Pannas
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velcro...

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6 years 1 month ago - 6 years 1 month ago #88650 by LennyB
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Morning Gang

Got the pictures and replies from War Eagle, if anyone is interested B) See pictures and price list attached

Damit! Cant attach the Price list.... But here it is typed out

Motorcycle description Standard D/Bubble Hi-Rise Single HLC Double HLC



KLR 650 (96-07) Std 150mm H/Rise 247mm R 550.00 R 650.00 R 290.00

KLR 650 (08) 300mm, 450mm, 540mm R 650.00 R 945.00 R 290.00





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6 years 1 month ago #88657 by Pannas
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This thread is worthless without a picture :whistle:




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6 years 1 month ago #88658 by Pannas
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skielik sit almal hulle leesbrille op! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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