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post #1 of 4 Old 03-21-2011, 10:09 AM Thread Starter
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Help with enhancing visibility-LIGHTs

Can anyone make a suggestion or recommendation for improving the bike's visibility both front and back? In addition to people not seeing me, I want to improve my lighting up ahead. I nailed a large porcupine traveling on the highway, went into a major wobble and luckily pulled out of it. Geoff
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-21-2011, 10:46 AM
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Do you wear a hi-viz jacket and light colored helmet?

Have you checked out the relay harness available from Eastern Beaver?

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post #3 of 4 Old 03-21-2011, 10:57 AM
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I've purchased a number of items from Eastern Beaver and they all are of the highest quality, replete with instructions and backup support.
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-21-2011, 11:27 AM
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Stroms have great lights. A headlight relay kit will get them a little brighter and prevent future problems with the stock wiring that often occur with time. Suzuki VStrom Electrics
No matter how good the lights are, critters and potholes can find you. A Scotts steering stabilizer will prevent tank slappers that can follow such incidents. is one source.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s

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