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Who's got one and where didyou mount it?
 

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Re: Radr detectors

dude, you get pulled over with one of those in plain site you will get a ticket no matter what. Plus they are a hassle. I have yet to be given a ticket every time I have been pulled over....In Fort Worth no less....most cops are pretty cool and glad when you stop...most of the time is spent bullshitting about the bike anyway....
 

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I say why bother?? Too distracting looking at one of those things strapped to your bike anyway.
 

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Why bother? Well when you get your license suspended for speeding and now the next time you get pulled over could have serious reprocusions, you try and use any advantage available. The cops are so tough in NJ. Alot of revenue generated!
 

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I have a couple of detectors and use them religiously in my cars - hidden from view.

On a bike, protecting them from weather, hiding them from view, worrying about it being stolen, and issues with cops, make mounting one a bigger issue than not having one. You may feel differently.
 

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had one on my FZR...easy to hide and modify the front fairing....but no room for anything hidden on the S3
 

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IMHO it's just not worth it for all the reasons above.....plus any traffic enforcement officer worth his salt can easily defeat radar detectors using the "hold" buttton on the radar set. This stops the frequency wave from leaving the radar antanae, once he has a visual "tracking history" on the target vehicle the hold is released and a speed is obtained. The only time this becomes tricky is during heavy density traffic enforcement. The prefered tool for this is quickly becoming LIDAR (lazer detection and ranging) and so far no one has come up with a way to defeat it.

Best thing to do is practice hooliganism (on an S3 it can't be helped) well away from the crowds (less enforcement) and if you're nabbed, pull over apologize hope the cop is cool and hope for the best......just my $.02
 

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limebone said:
IMHO it's just not worth it for all the reasons above.....plus any traffic enforcement officer worth his salt can easily defeat radar detectors using the "hold" buttton on the radar set. This stops the frequency wave from leaving the radar antanae, once he has a visual "tracking history" on the target vehicle the hold is released and a speed is obtained. The only time this becomes tricky is during heavy density traffic enforcement. The prefered tool for this is quickly becoming LIDAR (lazer detection and ranging) and so far no one has come up with a way to defeat it.

Best thing to do is practice hooliganism (on an S3 it can't be helped) well away from the crowds (less enforcement) and if you're nabbed, pull over apologize hope the cop is cool and hope for the best......just my $.02

+2.......... :-\
 

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Here in Florida and Im sure as in most states they are trying to outlaw them . It is not worth the trouble
 

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durty said:
Here in Florida and Im sure as in most states they are trying to outlaw them . It is not worth the trouble
VA is outlawed
 

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Howdy,
You can use strong velcro and attach it the top of the gas cap- that way the detector is easily removable and close enough to run the earplug straight into the helmet from there. To obsure it while riding (if necessary) you just lean forward a bit. I have it on good authority that one can still pull the detector off of the velcro mount and shove it inside one's jacket before the officer pulls one over, if one's POS costco battery powered radar beeps a little too late...
ZM
 
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