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I bought a 1997 Valkyrie standard this year but my main ride remains a Goldwing. I'm going to play the age card here and say that I just cannot get used to signal lights that don't self cancel. Many times I've had people tell my signal light is on or I realize it after a few miles. What would be the best signal light audible alarm I could install and where would I get it?

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I also had a 97 and now have a 99. My ST does not have self canceling signals so I have gotten used to turning off the signals after a turn. Easy at night but easy to forget during the day.

I tried the Piezo electric buzzers ($3) which beep like a dump truck backing up. This works but you get lots of looks from pedestrians.
There are several signal canceling units you can purchase for $85-$114

https://www.kisantech.com/index.php?cat_id=4

http://www.kriss.com/tscancel.php

http://ultimateseats.ca/blinkerbuddy.html

I think I will be getting one of these myself as forgetting the turn signal just prompts people to pull out thinking your turning.

I like the seat buzzer idea - not only do you know the signal is on but you get more excited about the ride - if you put the buzzer in your pants :cool:
 

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I also had a 97 and now have a 99. My ST does not have self canceling signals so I have gotten used to turning off the signals after a turn. Easy at night but easy to forget during the day.

I tried the Piezo electric buzzers ($3) which beep like a dump truck backing up. This works but you get lots of looks from pedestrians.
There are several signal canceling units you can purchase for $85-$114

https://www.kisantech.com/index.php?cat_id=4

http://www.kriss.com/tscancel.php

http://ultimateseats.ca/blinkerbuddy.html

I think I will be getting one of these myself as forgetting the turn signal just prompts people to pull out thinking your turning.

I like the seat buzzer idea - not only do you know the signal is on but you get more excited about the ride - if you put the buzzer in your pants :cool:
Thanks Storm. Great info but I think I'll forgo the buzzer in the pants.:22yikes:
 
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OK how about the buzzer in the passenger pants?

I am now thinking again - I may just run out and pick up a cheap door bell. Most of these have a coil with a rod armature in them. I could rig up the coil and rod to smack the handle bar middle or seat pan each time the light flashes this would send the vibration to the hand grips and let me know I need to turn it off.
I can get a doorbell for Under $20
 

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I added amber turn signal LEDs to the mirrors on my ST-1300 and they helped to remind me a little. Then I installed piezo audio buzzer and it works well. If it was my only ride, I probably would get used to the non-canceling signals. I don't think they are annoying anyone, since most people are turned off to their surroundings anyway.
 

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OK how about the buzzer in the passenger pants?

I am now thinking again - I may just run out and pick up a cheap door bell. Most of these have a coil with a rod armature in them. I could rig up the coil and rod to smack the handle bar middle each time the light flashes this would send the vibration to the hand grips and let me know I need to turn it off.
I can get a doorbell for Under $20
She might like that.:eek:4:
 

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turn signals

Left turn signal left on, not such a big deal, the right one can get you killed. A cage waiting to pull out sees your signal and pulls out in front of you.....*****. Not that they don't do that anyhow, but having your right signal on is just asking for it.
On my old Intruder, I put a yellow led ( 3 lights strip ) wired to the turn signals on the support on the windshield. In line of sight, but doesn't blind you. Cost about 20. and easy to do.
 
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