Underglow Lighting & reflective stickers

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Underglow Lighting & reflective stickers

#1 Unread post by kerwink040 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:05 pm

Wondering?

Is it illegal to have Underglow Lights on your mc and turned on while riding at night in California?

Is it illegal to have reflective stickers and wheel trim on your mc in California?

I don't see much of any of these options (to increase visibility) on motorcycles I see riding in the dark .
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Re: Underglow Lighting & reflective stickers

#2 Unread post by Wrider » Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:35 pm

The reflective tape isn't. I know in CO it's illegal to have any lights other than your markers/brake/head/turns/etc showing, but technically if it's just the glow they can't do anything unless it's blue/red.
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Re: Underglow Lighting & reflective stickers

#3 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Sat Oct 01, 2011 5:34 am

Interesting questions. I can't speak about California, but I've "heard" in Canada you can't have underglow ON when moving... now running lights (ie, truck, 18-wheelers) are allowed so I assume adding running lights would be ok?

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#4 Unread post by flw » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:39 pm

You can always stop in at your local PD and just ask. At least if you get pulled over where you got your info form. Being honest and straight forward can help out at times you could really use it.

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Re: Underglow Lighting & reflective stickers

#5 Unread post by RocketGirl » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:47 pm

The local bike shop sells rolls of reflective tape. What's the best surface to apply this onto? I'm thinking of using this on the back of my bike. With the sun setting earlier, I'm riding around at night more before getting home. Thanks.

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#6 Unread post by sapaul » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:22 am

Ever considered using this on your clothing. We use reflective stickers on the back of our helmets, really lights up both in daylight and when the lights hit you in the dark
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#7 Unread post by jstark47 » Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:04 pm

In NJ we're required to have four square inches of reflective tape on each side of our helmets.
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Re: Underglow Lighting & reflective stickers

#8 Unread post by sapaul » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:23 am

jstark47 wrote:In NJ we're required to have four square inches of reflective tape on each side of our helmets.
4 sq inches, you must all have really gigantic heads :shock:
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Re: Underglow Lighting & reflective stickers

#9 Unread post by jstark47 » Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:43 am

sapaul wrote:
jstark47 wrote:In NJ we're required to have four square inches of reflective tape on each side of our helmets.
4 sq inches, you must all have really gigantic heads :shock:
I have indeed described myself as a "giant bobblehead alien" when wearing my HJC CL-14. :)
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