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post #11 of 49 Old 08-05-2017, 12:43 AM
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ouch! and I thought the Kisan product was expensive at $110
https://kisantech.com/mag/signalminder/sm-3.html
Yeah, it seemed a tad pricey to me too. It was way cheaper to just get in the habit of pushing the turn signal button every time I finished a turn. Besides, I'm old; people expect me to leave my blinker on.
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I don't get it either, especially with the modern electronic controls that can be integrated with the odometer much easier, IIRC, on my '82 XV920R, they shut off after a time period or distance
I had one of those old Yamahas! The turn signals worked pretty well, as I recall. I'd love to have that system on my Strom.

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Yeah, it seemed a tad pricey to me too. It was way cheaper to just get in the habit of pushing the turn signal button every time I finished a turn. Besides, I'm old; people expect me to leave my blinker on.
What's that old guy doing with his blinker on for miles? "Apparently he's going left around the world"

How about we drill a small peephole on top of the signal housing facing the rider and put some sort of light transmission prism thing that throws light towards the rider. Perhaps a fiber optic strand routed up onto the visor...or thereabouts
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For an extra $10 grand or so, go gitch yerself a BMW with auto canceling signals. I still turn them off manually even with the auto cancel feature. Habit to kill it the second I clear a turn. GSA blinks for a few more seconds than I'm used to, so it's my backup if I ever forget. If I didn't already have it, I sure wouldn't miss it or pay for an add on...
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Since I am over 60 years old now, I am allowed to just leave a turn signal on all the time and do whatever I want, turning and braking randomly without any apparent rhyme or reason.
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You could always switch the turn signal light bulbs to high intensity leds on your dashboard?

My friend had that option on his Tiger XCRXVCRCWRXSTIVTECSSZ06. That feature was cool, but the bike was also almost 4k more, no luggage, and a crappy seat he had to change in a hurry.




He had cruise control as a standard feature, now that one i was a bit jealous of.

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Seems like it'd be cheaper to get a set of replacement mirrors with LED's built in, like the fancy cars have. I'm guessing it'd be pretty visible on the edge of the mirror. Probably wouldn't hurt visibility, either.
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I find myself randomly pushing the button to make sure they're off.
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I find myself randomly pushing the button to make sure they're off.
LOL, glad I'm not the only one.
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My 2004 Yamaha V-Star had them and it was a no-brainer. On the ST1300 forum a guy wired a small red LED into the mirror housings that flashed. Probably could rig something up easily.

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