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tashabear
tashabear
shiny helmet!
A couple of weeks ago I ordered some reflective decals from StreetGlo.net (great product, wide variety of styles and colors, but their website sucks ASS). I got a set of "Megaflames" and a biohazard symbol in Scotchlite super bright black. I finally got some time to cut them apart and apply them today, and I'm really pleased with the results.


This barely shows the black-on-black decals, which is what I want in daylight. It actually made positioning the decals slightly challenging. I used a wet application method, which has pros and cons. Pro is that the decal is easily repositioned. Con is that the decal is easily repositioned, whether you like it or not. Sometimes the decal slid when I was just trying to press out air bubbles.


This is what it looks like with flash. I think I'll be seen!


Opposite side. I think it's darn close to symmetrical. Well, even anyway. I love the flames on the chin bar.


Aaaand the back view. That biohazard symbol looks cool, but what a pain. It's in sections, so you can apply it around a curve, but that makes it harder to install. I think it was worth it, though. My beloved husband thinks it's funny having the biohazard symbol above the DOT sticker.

Now I just need to reinstall the visor and rinse the whole thing to get the soap spots off, and I'm done! That was fun.

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Comments
booniesjen From: booniesjen Date: November 10th, 2007 08:43 pm (UTC) (base camp)
That looks awesome! :)
shadowpony From: shadowpony Date: November 10th, 2007 09:03 pm (UTC) (base camp)
Cool! :)
ariadne1 From: ariadne1 Date: November 10th, 2007 09:08 pm (UTC) (base camp)
ooo... very cool, Tashawoman. Very cool. :D
esmerel From: esmerel Date: November 10th, 2007 09:43 pm (UTC) (base camp)
Sweet! I love it, that's brilliantly clever :)
beerhorse From: beerhorse Date: November 11th, 2007 04:23 pm (UTC) (base camp)
That is very cool! You and Wolfie need to take the bikes on down here to CT to visit me. :)
tashabear From: tashabear Date: November 11th, 2007 04:26 pm (UTC) (base camp)
Sadly, we can't till next spring, when it's warmer. I think we'll have our last ride tomorrow, and then we're winterizing them till next year. *cries*
6 trips or shoot the rapids