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Any of you have installed a "blinking" or "flashing" braking light on your bike? I have a 2016 Multistrada 1200.
If so is it easy to install and where do you get one of those?

Thanks in advance.
 

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I went with the Skene P3 lights with the turn signal option. Relatively easy install and I really like the multiple flashing options.whats unique to them (I think) is that in their steady state, they flicker at a speed just on the edge of our perception. When you see them out of the corner of your eye they are exceptionally noticeable. It's really hard to capture on video; the refresh rate isn’t right.

 

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I installed the Skene P3 lights as well - I put them on any bike that I ride. I wouldn't say it was an easy install for me - kind of a pita with the origami of the rear plastics but eventually I figured it out. Much quicker on my GS or Triumph. But I'm a firm believer that they significantly increase visibility and catch the attention of drivers.
 

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One of the best safety devices you can get. Do it!

Consider upgrading the turn signals as well. Many people have commented on how BRIGHT/piercing my Rizomas are. Don't cheap out and get a Chinese version.

Good luck.
 

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One of the best safety devices you can get. Do it!

Consider upgrading the turn signals as well. Many people have commented on how BRIGHT/piercing my Rizomas are. Don't cheap out and get a Chinese version.

Good luck.
The Skene P3 lights have a turn signal option (one install will do both tail/brake and turn signals).
 

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The Skene P3 lights have a turn signal option (one install will do both tail/brake and turn signals).
As far as safety is concerned, the integrated signal option is not a good option.

The turn signals are too close to the center of the bike to indicate a Turn with certainty. Even with my good eye sight it's hard to see a flashing yellow light alongside a constantly ON red light. I'm not sure how else to describe it but from far (anything more than 30yds) it's super confusing.

When it comes to safety being seen is #1.

My original brake-light failed so I bought an aftermarket one but I chose to disable the integrated turn signal stick w/my Rizoma turn signals.

my 0.02c
 
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I just fitted a Motodynamic unit to my 996 and the fitment and instructions were perfect, flashing brake to ON, sequential indicators, and really bright with the LEDs, there's a few video's on you-tube check them out.

I bought a knock-off from China first, bad move, never did get it to work and the wiring diagram was wrong, so serves me right, anyway these guys stuff is really good and not overly expensive imo.
 

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well, i mean, you still gotta install it, right? the difference being that you hardwire that one in (somewhere?) and the vizier-tec is plug and play.

these days (after many bikes and much forking) i generally prefer the plug-and-play options - less hassle when you want to uninstall, sell the bike, etc.

also, as much as i love eBay, that sh$t is of questionable quality. i'm keeping my duc top shelf ;)
 

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well, i mean, you still gotta install it, right? the difference being that you hardwire that one in (somewhere?) and the vizier-tec is plug and play.

these days (after many bikes and much forking) i generally prefer the plug-and-play options - less hassle when you want to uninstall, sell the bike, etc.

also, as much as i love eBay, that sh$t is of questionable quality. i'm keeping my duc top shelf <img src="http://www.ducati.ms/forums/images/smilies/wink.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" />
Absolutely, to each his own!
I had them, still working great but hey, if you rather spend 10x the amount to achieve the same result just bc. it's plug and play more power to you!
Just offered an option, nothing else!
Cheers!
 

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By the way, chances are that the components that are used to assemble both units are from the same country!
 

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Absolutely, to each his own!
I had them, still working great but hey, if you rather spend 10x the amount to achieve the same result just bc. it's plug and play more power to you!
Just offered an option, nothing else!
Cheers!
understood, but as i mentioned in my initial post, i've already purchased the vizi-tec module, so the suggestion of buying another unit, regardless of price, is kinda moot. i've purchased a lot(!) of items on eBay, including electronics for my bikes. i get that a lot of the stuff we buy today comes from the same source, at least in terms of the components, but not all, and assembly/warranty is also part of the equation (for me). i've had a few instances where the cheaper items have failed, and it's a pita to open things up and fix/re-install, especially on the road. less so with the items i've researched and that have plausible reviews. that assurance is worth some extra $ (to me).

regardless, as you say, to each his own, but my question was about how to install (accessing the brake compartment), not about where to buy another modulator, or the cost/benefit ratios, etc.
 
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