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so in my area i am surrounded by red lights that don't go green unless it detects a car. Of course it never works with a motorcycle so I bank on hoping there is already a car there and if not I set the bike and walk over to press the button for crossing.

Has anyone found a solution that actually works? I've read positive and negative reviews on most of the products I've come across.
 
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Turn right, do a u-turn and go straight or turn right

Or run it
 
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thats what I've been doing recently when I'm too lazy to get off and press the button :D
 

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I'd be waiting forever. Or at least until a car shows up. Sometimes at the middle of the night I just sit there and zone out for like 10 minutes and nothing happens.
 

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They just passed a law here in Utah that you can turn left on a red light if you wait for 1.5 minutes and it doesn't change.

I think most places you can just run them if you've waited for a bit and you make sure it's safe and clear to do so. The cops don't really care...


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what about that magnet deal...or is that a myth..get a rare earth magnet and stick it on the bottom so that when you role up to a redlight your electro-magnetic field is bigger (because of the magnet) not sure how redlights are triggered now a days.
 

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Lots of states are passing laws allowing bikes to run lights after a set amount of time, and in some cases treat lights as stop signs. You might look into local laws there may already be something in place to allow you to go.

I typically end up running them, but I heard you should report them to whatever authority handles them because if they don't trip for a motorcycle they aren't installed correctly and need fixed.
 

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I put the magnet deal on my TU250. If you get right over a sensor strip, it seems to work. I was opening the auto gate at my job, where I couldn't before.

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so in my area i am surrounded by red lights that don't go green unless it detects a car. Of course it never works with a motorcycle so I bank on hoping there is already a car there and if not I set the bike and walk over to press the button for crossing.

Has anyone found a solution that actually works? I've read positive and negative reviews on most of the products I've come across.
magnets seamed to always work for my bike
i genrally put them on the lowest part of the bike
most of the time its on the rear hub bolt
 

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This worked for a friend of a friend of mine. She placed four powerful magnets under the fairing of her 650R...two on each side i think. She tested it out in a Burger King drive-thru till it registered.

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