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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    Anyone tried NR's police siren?

    I know people use airhorns, what about this police siren?

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    Pennsylvania vehicle code explicitly disallows sirens on bicycles. Some other states may have similar restrictions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dgregory57
    Pennsylvania vehicle code explicitly disallows sirens on bicycles. Some other states may have similar restrictions.
    NYC vehicular code also prohibits running red lights too but I do it.
    When I'm trying to get the attention of an SUV rapidly closing in on my lane, I think it'll be quite effective in getting the driver's attention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    NYC vehicular code also prohibits running red lights too but I do it.
    When I'm trying to get the attention of an SUV rapidly closing in on my lane, I think it'll be quite effective in getting the driver's attention.
    Okay, so the SUV is next to you on your left, you hit the siren, and the SUV dives toward the right curb ?

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    Pretty much, the deflectors on the Enterprise work the same way.

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    ummm??????? wtf is the point of this post?
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    Man, get that siren, some dark blue shorts an an NYPD jersey (hey they make the hats why not?) and off you go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    NYC vehicular code also prohibits running red lights too but I do it.
    Yes, a siren is recommended to do this and also a blue light mounted over the helmet

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    Quote Originally Posted by dgregory57
    Pennsylvania vehicle code explicitly disallows sirens on bicycles. Some other states may have similar restrictions.
    How about bells? or a horn?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oboeguy
    Man, get that siren, some dark blue shorts an an NYPD jersey (hey they make the hats why not?) and off you go.
    You ever been to chinatown? I can get the t-shirt for like 5 bucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    You ever been to chinatown? I can get the t-shirt for like 5 bucks.
    True, along with that $5 Rolex.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sknhgy
    I do not want to be associated with the kind of riders that come through my neck of the woods on weekends, dressed in superhero costumes
    Do they wear capes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cycliste
    Yes, a siren is recommended to do this and also a blue light mounted over the helmet
    No go for the full light rack on the helmet, go for the bling.
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