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  • Motorcycles are hard to see in traffic and the turn signals on bikes are even harder to see. That's one reason that many riders continue to supplement their turn signals with hand signals.
  • The cancellation of a turn signal after the turn is not an exact science. Some bikes, such as the Harley shown here, require you to press the turn signal button to cancel the signal. Other bikes use a timer that turns them off automatically. Still others use a slant indicator that recognizes when the bike has leaned over to turn and then righted itself after the turn.
  • Many riders forget to cancel their turn signals and have to be reminded by other riders.
  • Whatever the method your bike uses, get familiar with how it operates and use it for every turn.

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