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So I've been driving (a car) in South Africa several times in the last few months, and noticed quite a few motorcycles riding with ORANGE headlights during daytime.
They were VERY visible, and thought I might try this in Pennsylvania.

I found some adhesive orange film on amazon I could put over the high beam lens.

The idea would be to ride with both white low beam, and orange high beam light on all the time. (I don't really ride at night).

Not sure of its legality (PA DMV has a no-color-lens stipulation for cars, but I couldn't find a mention of this for motorcycles).

Any thoughts??

Stupid idea??
 

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Not sure if it’s legal or not but I’d sure like to see a picture of your bike with the orange hi beam! I’m a fan of ANYTHING that helps us avoid death on the road. Police here don’t seem to care what bikes look or sound like (never have seen a straight pipe Harley rider pulled over for excess noise).
 

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Did this today using following orange self-adhesive film:

Not sure I am completely happy with the results. I am now concerned the orange high-beam might look like a turn signal?

Maybe the color isn't dark/rich enough? Don't completely want to give up on the idea, so ordered a second orange film to put over the top.
Either I am wasting another $10 or it will work... 😬

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Hmmmm, you’re right..kind of hard to tell but does look like a turn signal in pictures. Is it any brighter in person? I wonder how it looks when you're riding to other vehicles?
 

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It's bright!
But in my opinion not "orange" enough. I'll see what it looks like with a second layer of this orange film...
 

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Put the second layer of orange film over the high beam and I LIKE IT!!

I took a second picture, but although it looks better "in-person", the picture looks exactly the same as the first, already posted, pic.

Rode around with this set-up, and I like it, and will keep it like this for the time being.

I should take a pcture when it's not sunny outside, or at dusk, to give a better representation of what it looks like...
 

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MAL, thanks for following up. Love to see a representative pic and to hear your thoughts about riding around with it for a while.

Cheers. It's not easy to take a photo of it that represents it well.

I might try a video using a stationary camera on the side of the road and driving past at dusk...
 

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Not sure if it’s legal or not but I’d sure like to see a picture of your bike with the orange hi beam! I’m a fan of ANYTHING that helps us avoid death on the road. Police here don’t seem to care what bikes look or sound like (never have seen a straight pipe Harley rider pulled over for excess noise).
 

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This bulb refracts an Orange tint/glow off the back of the head lights reflective lens (giving it an Orange glow). The beam on the road ahead of you remains bright white It is definitely noticeable from a distance but very hard to get a good picture of up close. Just a side note most of the 300 use the same bulb number for both high and low beam, I these bulbs in both lights
 

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I Also am interested. Cops haven’t pulled you over?

Not yet. But I've only past ONE so far (that I know of).
I am liking it so far.
Hard to say if I am more noticed - I am thinking yes.

I still would like to take a video to show you guys/gals (sorry, haven't done that yet....).
 
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