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View Poll Results: Reflectors....Yeah, or Neh !!
Yes, I like them 33 5.45%
No, they are for bicycles 303 50.00%
Like them for safety 136 22.44%
Take them or leave them 134 22.11%
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Old 17th November 2006
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I predict that 63.52% will vote "No, they are for bicycles"...


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Mine are still on, mainly because I never think about removing them when I'm doing maintenance.

The rear reflectors don't serve much use on Lily. I've sorta covered them with the hard bags and I haven't gotten around to mounting the reflectors on the bags, yet. Maybe after I've painted them...

I agree that the front reflectors don't look good, but see the above about why they're still there.


As for the ID10T problems on the road, I ride as if I'm invisible. That being said, someone will one day surprise me. My hope is that I'll only get an adrenaline rush and not road rash or worse from the surprise. I also need to get the air horn mounted and working. Fab shop, here I come...
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Mine are gone, but I have taken them off my bicycles as well so I voted "take them or leave them"
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It's totally up to you as a personal preference! I think it really cleans the bike up, and lets the natural lines flow more freely with the reflectors removed. Making it yours is what it's all about.
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gymrat523 ... that's so that cage has something to aim at
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Never liked em, scrapped em.
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I voted no, but I take 'em off my bicycles too. Cagers don't see 'em and they break up the lines of the bike. Ugly and useless so what's the point?
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Taking them off was one of the first things I did. And the same for every bicycle I've ever owned.
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Took mine off the rear and forks but put the old style small ones on the down tubes
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my bike dident have any on it ! but i do have 18 sets around the big garage door so the wife can see where to drive in !
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