Turn signal mirrors?

https://www.treatland.tv/turn-signal-mirror-p/turn-signal-mirror-left.htm

I'm considering these for my bike since I commute to work everyday in the city and hand signals are useless since 95.7564532% of drivers are on their cell phones. And hand signals are annoying..

1. Does anyone ride with these?

2. Pictures? I'm apprehensive that these look like a scooter wanna-be, but turn signal mirrors are both function and rad...

3. I can't figure out where these might attach to. I assumed the handle bars but the description describes drilling near the reflectors.. on the body?

Re: Turn signal mirrors?

John Warren IhazJawas /

how would you attach them why not get regular turn signals?

heres a nice set https://www.treatland.tv/chrome-turn-signal-for-mopeds-p/chrome-turn-signal.htm

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Ok, this may be a dumb question, but where would I attach those on to? The fender? The tail light? There isn't too much to work with on the Cobra's back end and I don't want to hack it up too much. I was thinking of bolting these https://www.treatland.tv/bolt-on-turn-signals-p/bolt-on-turn-signals.htm onto the fender, or even that red rack but I'm thinking fender = no visibility and the red rack = not enough surface area.

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John Warren IhazJawas /

go to the hardware store and buy\fab some mounting brackets never hack the frame if you dont need to

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John Warren IhazJawas /

i have 2 mounted on my front forks and 2 mounted on my rear luggage rack

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The 95.7564532% of drivers who are on their cell phones that can not see hand signals are certainly not going to see the turn signals.

I have found that fluorescent green gloves with a reflective tape are the best signals, however, instrad of using correct signals just point to where you are going.

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Ooooooo I like the Jawa turn sigs.

I just thought of something else. I was going replace the fenders with black ones anyway so what if I put a slimmer taillight on a black fender and bolt the turn signals on the sides? That way it will look clean I won't have to worry about modifying any of the stock parts... Crap for visibility?

thoughts?

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John Warren IhazJawas /

i would get a fender mounting bracket from a motorcycle shop but if you keep the wires away from the tire it should work

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I'm assuming brackets would put the signals farther out to the side increasing visibility... That might work. I thought of just bolting it straight onto the fender since its plastic. With a closer look, it seems that edges may be curved so the turn signal might not sit flush :( Why can't this be easy and why are brackets $16!?

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Re: Turn signal mirrors?

John Warren IhazJawas /

go to home dept and get some cheap bendable flat stock and make your own

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Downhill Harvey (OFMC) /

Will you be using a battery?, or just going to wire it off the magneto? If magneto, are you using a 12-volt lighting coil?

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