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post #1 of 47 (permalink) Old 05-06-2009, 12:21 AM Thread Starter
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Post High Beam Driving.

Do You drive around in the daytime with your high beams on.. i do, the more people can see me the better..

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yup i do too...i also do it at night too, dont really care if it hurts their eyes keeps me safer LOL
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yup i do too...i also do it at night too, dont really care if it hurts their eyes keeps me safer LOL
yes very safe, when they can't see and cross the double yellow and nail your ass.

for the poll yes, high during the day. at night yes on divided highways will keep it on unless traffic is in front of me. 2 lane roads i will kill it as well for oncoming traffic. no need to be a d1ck

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Low beams in the day and night unless there are no cars in front of me. I don't want to blind someone while they are driving towards me. ;)

It's POSSIBLE someone would see my brights and avoid me during the day, but so unlikely that I don't really consider it worthwhile. They will either see me or not, either way I'll be driving like they are out to hit me.

If I wanted to do something to improve my visibility I think the best thing I could do would be to ride with a bright safety vest. Or put a reflector on the front of my helmet.
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Low beams in the day and night unless there are no cars in front of me. I don't want to blind someone while they are driving towards me. ;)

It's POSSIBLE someone would see my brights and avoid me during the day, but so unlikely that I don't really consider it worthwhile. They will either see me or not, either way I'll be driving like they are out to hit me.

If I wanted to do something to improve my visibility I think the best thing I could do would be to ride with a bright safety vest. Or put a reflector on the front of my helmet.
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Low beams in the day and night unless there are no cars in front of me. I don't want to blind someone while they are driving towards me. ;)
It's too bright during the day for your high beams to blind anyone.

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High beam most of the times especially highways and city traffic

Got one question which relates to this topic, by using high beam most of time will it shorten our battery life span ?

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yup i do too...i also do it at night too, dont really care if it hurts their eyes keeps me safer LOL

How hard is it to flip off your highbeam when driving past another car? IF you get hit or close to being hit dont blame the other driver.
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to share the usage of my HID kit because they wont last forever. i used just HI during the Day and Low During the Night. unless i am up in the Mountains late nights i use both as long as theres no on coming traffic. im sure when the cager hits me they will still be alive to say i was blinding them with my Highs
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High beam most of the times especially highways and city traffic

Got one question which relates to this topic, by using high beam most of time will it shorten our battery life span ?
no because your bike is always charging the battery and is always at 14v+
battery life gets shorten when you keep deep cycling it. which i think is when you use the battery with the bike engine not on and bring the voltage below 12v or it sits around and drains over time below 12v. also age but that doesnt shorten it
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High beam during the day and low normal beam at night.
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Good to hear that...

Anyhow don't really mind on the life span of Battery :)

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Yup, high beam on in daytime. Increases visibility to others as well as stops the 'you have a light out' comments. I also have it on any time there isn't a car in front of me at night. (This includes in town.) It lets the other driver's know that I see them too, and has surely prevented people from wanting to turn out in front of me at intersections.

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no one ever tells me i have a headlight out. guess the cagers are too scared to say anything to me
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anything that lets them see me better, and anytime is a good thing.
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no one ever tells me i have a headlight out. guess the cagers are too scared to say anything to me
Really? I used to get it daily. So flippin annoying.

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Really? I used to get it daily. So flippin annoying.
ok i got it before but only from friends so it doesnt really count
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"you have a headlight out"....

"not at all, it's just your knowledge of honda sportbikes, thank you for the concern" lol
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I always ride with them on at night. About half the time when its during the day. I had a hand full of "hey your headlight is out" then i flip the switch and they dont know what to say hahaha

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What I tell you about driving at night drunk with no lights on???????????..............

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