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Yes to a certain point, and so is that stock horn the bikes comes with. Changed mine out first week $ 9.00 bucks on Amazon. And I use it on the blind drivers once and a while. Hit a 1000 miles on the bike this week. Smooth bike really glad I got this one.
 

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I agree! I was a bicyclist for the last 30 years before I started riding a motorcycle for the first time this year. I have always rode knowing cars do not see me regardless of how bright the colors I ride with. This has helped me in the city traffic on my R3 and keeps me alert and prepared as a novice rider. I will be changing my horn during the Winter break.
 

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lucky that the rider got up really fast from the bike and stepped out
he should've let that camera went on and see what their responses are
 

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I normally ride a bigger bike with extra lights on front with almost 50,000 miles on it haven't had much problems with cars not seeing me just have to make sure I stay where I'm not hidden. After getting a r3 I did notice that a lot more drivers trying to pull out in front of me and with nothing around me I couldn't believe it was that much harder to see than my other bike but seems to be so now I just ride with the high beams on all the time that seems to help some.
 

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High beams on all the time. Stay out of the 'stupid' spot (in adjacent lane about 1 car length back). Keep bike is power band (7,000 rpm +). Cover ALL your controls in traffic.
Beware of people on phone or looking down at gps/phone, etc. Or talking. Studies have shown that "hands free phones" are just as distracting as holding a phone.

Wish the video was longer...
 

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Corollary: the ones who do see you, are aiming for you on purpose. Conspicuity only makes things worse.

For real. Target fixation. Look it up.
 
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