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Anyone have auxillary lights on their S?

I had Hella Micro DE's and HID's on my GS. I'm feeling a little more invisible on my S with just the HID's in the headlamps. Anyone add Motolights or something else to get cagers' attention? Or do they look totally out of place on an S?
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Bubba had some of the small lights on his side panels. They were mounted where the roundels are. He'll have to tell you how they worked from his position, but they were distinctive looking to me.
I've read the ones either caliper mounted or lower fork tube mounted give the best triangular appearance.
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Very cool. The Motolights don't look out of place at all on an S.
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Wunderlich makes a pretty cool set up for the S...they call it a "cyclops" or something like that. It mounts between the fork tubes underneath the fairing and steers with the wheel. It is a single light but looks good.
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When I test rode a K1300S, it had an LED cluster under the front fairing. Can't remember if it was was centered or a set on each side. I might do something like that.
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I like my Motolights a lot. Even though they're not perhaps the BEST at illuminating the roadway, I'm convinced that they make me more visible. I've been told by my coworkers (who see me commute) that they saw me coming and dare not make a left turn in front of me. I also like that I can pick up a bulb at any Home Depot or Lowes.
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I don't care about making the road light up any more. My HID's are great at that and I don't ride much at night. I want to be visibile to cagers. Just can't decide if Motolights are right for my bike or not. I really don't like them on a GS, since they look so easy to break off. But I plan to drop my S a lot less often than I did my GS.
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