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Removing amber fork reflectors. Is it legal?

Old 04-28-2019, 05:29 PM
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Default Removing amber fork reflectors. Is it legal?

I was just about to remove the amber reflectors from my front forks on my vivid black SGS, because I've seen pics of several Street Glides that have done it, and I like the look. Does anyone know for sure if they are legally required to be on there? Yes, I know it's probably safer to just leave them on there, but I feel like I'm very visible with Custom Dynamics Pro Beams all around.
Old 04-28-2019, 05:31 PM
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I don't think reflectors are part of any state laws. I have removed all reflectors from all my bikes as long as I can remember and never had an issue.
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Old 04-28-2019, 05:31 PM
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Take em off. You won’t be pulled over for it.
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In Canada you are legally required to have reflectors on your bike . Red in the rear and amber in the front on the side of the bike . Although chances are you may not get pulled over for not having them , you may run into issues if you were in an accident and they saw that you didn't have any .
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Not every where but then again no one cares. If a LEO gets on you about that , you really need to tell us the rest of the story . You really pissed him off.
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Old 04-28-2019, 06:54 PM
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Hope you don't lose your warranty! LMAO

Take em off if ya want. I leave mine on in case I'm parked in the dark somewhere so someone can see it, but I'm paranoid.
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That's the first thing I did with my new lowrider as soon as it came home hahahaha

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I took mine off and now I get speed wobbles at night...

Just Kidding... I’ve never heard one single issue of getting harassed by the cops for that.
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Okay ... I had nothing better to do ... You read for the "specifics" but I did find something a bit "relative" to your question in Section SAFC 3241.03 Lamps
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I also took them off my Dyna many years ago but have since rethought that move. With all the knucklehead cagers and the distractions that they are constantly putting in front of themselves I've come to the realization that there is no such thing as being "too seen". Although as one of the above posts alluded to, what if you were in an accident. Could the insurance company claim you were somewhat at fault when that cager made a left turn in front of you (for example) and claimed he didn't see you. Then they ask you "why did you remove those reflectors on your front fender?". I dunno. Could that be used to reduce your claim? I dunno.
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