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Offline neilb   gb

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Front forks reflectors removed
on: June 27, 2020, 11:43:06 am
June 27, 2020, 11:43:06 am
Finally, after only three years, Iíve removed the fugley reflectors. Twenty minutes with a heat gun, old credit card and WD40 and they are history. The front end looks so much nicer now  :002:

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #1 on: June 27, 2020, 04:31:53 pm
    June 27, 2020, 04:31:53 pm
    Might have to look at doing similar  :028:
    If I had a second brain cell it would be so lonely......

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 11:22:47 am
    June 28, 2020, 11:22:47 am
    My intention this morning was to do this, then discovered........I donít have any  :087:
    If I had a second brain cell it would be so lonely......

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #3 on: June 28, 2020, 12:57:04 pm
    June 28, 2020, 12:57:04 pm
    *Originally Posted by BabyD [+]
    My intention this morning was to do this, then discovered........I donít have any  :087:

    Toby, I had a right chuckle at that  :008:

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #4 on: June 29, 2020, 03:13:58 pm
    June 29, 2020, 03:13:58 pm
    *Originally Posted by neilb [+]
    Finally, after only three years, Iíve removed the fugley reflectors. Twenty minutes with a heat gun, old credit card and WD40 and they are history. The front end looks so much nicer now  :002:
    Good idea.
    But what are the options if you don't possess a heat gun?

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #5 on: June 29, 2020, 05:09:28 pm
    June 29, 2020, 05:09:28 pm
    Simples..... borrow your wifes hairdryer  :169:.... but don't tell her or you'll be in trouble  :005:  :192:
    Sometimes you need a really crooked road to get your head straight

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #6 on: June 29, 2020, 05:34:08 pm
    June 29, 2020, 05:34:08 pm
    *Originally Posted by Wassers [+]
    Simples..... borrow your wifes hairdryer  :169:.... but don't tell her or you'll be in trouble  :005:  :192:
    Quite correct!  :164:

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #7 on: June 30, 2020, 04:19:54 pm
    June 30, 2020, 04:19:54 pm
    Dental floss works fine also..... just use it like a cable saw passing it under the reflector, "cutting" thru the glue

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #8 on: June 30, 2020, 05:08:39 pm
    June 30, 2020, 05:08:39 pm
    I'm not offended by the reflectors tbh. They are certainly better than some other bikes. I guess I haven't removed mine as I used to ride into London during rush hour in the dark, so they may have been useful.

    However, now Covid has put an end to having to ride into London for work and I'm working from home.... I guess the reflectors are no longer that useful  :084:
    Sometimes you need a really crooked road to get your head straight

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    Re: Front forks reflectors removed
    Reply #9 on: July 02, 2020, 12:26:25 pm
    July 02, 2020, 12:26:25 pm
    I was thinking of doing the same but I'm not sure if they're a legal requirement now (like a rear reflector is). The internet is undecided.
    Anything more than two wheels is unnecessary.

     


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