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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 09-20-2019, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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Rear Reflector Delete?

I don't know what the rules are elsewhere but in the UK it's a legal/MOT requirement to have a rear reflector (UK Bobbers come with a huge one mounted on a bar just below the number plate). Recently I've been thinking it's too big and it has to go.

The obvious option is to replace it with a much smaller reflector stuck onto the number plate, but I was wondering whether anyone has come up with a better solution?
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post #2 of 20 (permalink) Old 09-20-2019, 11:41 AM
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The very first thing I did when I got my Bobber home was remove all the reflectors.

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post #3 of 20 (permalink) Old 09-20-2019, 11:42 AM
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Not gone smaller but did buy a chrome edged one to match the headlight which I think is more in keeping with the style.
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The very first thing I did when I got my Bobber home was remove all the reflectors.

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Ditto!!!!!

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Not gone smaller but did buy a chrome edged one to match the headlight which I think is more in keeping with the style.
I'm not sure it's what I'm after but I can't deny it does go well with your green and silver tank.
It's also great to see another KR66 plate Bobber, I'm guess yours like mine is a 2016 ex-launch bike? I wonder how many there are out there, if you've got a 2016 Bobber your part of an exclusive club as I don't think the bike was officially launch until 2017?
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Launch bike indeed and actually the one they used for photos - here she is in Spain 😁
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Launch bike indeed and actually the one they used for photos - here she is in Spain 😁
Mine too!
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I got rid of my yellow and red reflectors but did apply black reflective stickers. Appear black during the day but reflect headlights very well.
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Ditto!!!!!

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Ahhh that's what I forgot to put back
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I have seen a few uk bobbers with a red refector on the corners of the number plate. I dont know how that would stand up for a MOT.
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