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Supabrake IIs are now officially available for the R3:

http://www.vizi-tec.com/supabrake-2/

Fang posted up a link to the ebay listing last month, I tried to buy it then but talking to the owner, he said that was posted up by mistake as they weren't made yet. So after a few back and forths and pics to help him out with the connectors, he just released the product a few days ago and I'm excited, got it in the mail today so I can officially remove the Motodynamic integrated taillight and revert back to stock + Supabrake 2 for a safer ride.

I bought the MD integrated modulator back in July for the interim waiting for SBIIs to become available. And now that it is out, probably going to sell the MD taillight.

If you want a brakelight modulator, in my opinion it is far better to get one of these instead of an integrated signal/taillight modulator. Having rode behind my wife with the MD taillight installed since July, I can honestly say the MD taillight is almost bordering on dangerous since many times I didn't realize she was braking and the one time she did ride behind me, she almost ran into me because she didn't notice that the brake lights were 'on' (I had an MD taillight on my bike which I recently uninstalled for safety issues).

I'll try to do a comparison video showing the difference between the MD integrated and the supabrake 2 in action on the road so you can see what I mean (the stock light changes its light pattern when you brake and most if not all name-brand integrated taillights do not change its pattern, they simply get brighter, but unless you are staring at the taillight when it gets brighter or if you miss the modulations flash, you won't know the difference between running light and brake light most of the time).

Here is a youtube clip on how it flashes on my fz07.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rh3VxPjSrWU
 
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Hey, I just got my Supabrake II in the mail and I'm not quite sure where to hook it up. Is it the clip under the passenger seat?

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Hey, I just got my Supabrake II in the mail and I'm not quite sure where to hook it up. Is it the clip under the passenger seat?

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Its the 3 prong white connector, the biggest white one buried under all the wires (the thing I'm holding in the pic).



You may have to remove the big black square to get easier access, it just easily pulls off and you push it back into the 2 clips.
 

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And I should mention, on default profile setting (which you can change), the SB2 "resets" the moment you power on the bike, so it does not modulate until after 12 seconds. The minimum you can change this delay to is 6 seconds which is the aggressive profile.

I mention this so you'll know to wait 12 seconds before you test out the modulation after you turn the key.

By the way, an update, I don't think I can make a solid comparison vid between SBII and MD tail light. The video of the OEM tail light w/ supabrake is very nice, I got lots of nice shots. I sifted through hours of MD tail light footage and its all a waste because of the digital pulse to dim the LED, makes the tail light just blink/flash like crazy only on video and you cannot discern when the MD light modulates because of this, making the footage useless or unfair for the MD light.
 

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Hey, I just got my Supabrake II in the mail and I'm not quite sure where to hook it up. Is it the clip under the passenger seat?

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I neglected to say that it is under the main seat, not the passenger seat. So after you remove the passenger seat, unscrew the divider that is between both seats (2 allen bolts- I believe the tools that comes under the passenger seat in the plastic pouch has the necessary allen wrenches), and then remove the main seat using 8mm wrench or ratchet. Not sure if the motorcycle tool pouch has this or not. Your battery, fuses and all the wire connectors for the rear are located here.
 

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Awesome! Thank you Lollingthunder. All is working correctly now.

What profile are you using. Right now I have 3 set and I dig it.


I'm using 5 I think. I need to look at the instruction pdf to jog my memory.
 

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got mine installed too. took longer to remove the main seat than installing it and select the profile i want. hope this will make my bike more visible and prevent being rear ended. safe riding everyone!
 
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