Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > Transportation/driving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 15.04.2015, 00:29
robogobo's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Horw (LU)
Posts: 178
Groaned at 16 Times in 9 Posts
Thanked 82 Times in 53 Posts
robogobo is considered knowledgeablerobogobo is considered knowledgeablerobogobo is considered knowledgeable
Motorcycle license plate/tags/Nummernschild

I'm modding an old Honda CM250 and I'm having a hard time making the plate work aesthetically. I'm shortening the rear fender and adding a solo seat, and there won't be any room to mount the plate in the normal location below the tail light. I'm wondering if it's legal to mount the plate on the side of the bike, and which side, and if so can it be mounted vertically (on its end)?

Thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 15.04.2015, 07:42
Sean Connery's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Zurich
Posts: 4,924
Groaned at 75 Times in 70 Posts
Thanked 6,395 Times in 2,931 Posts
Sean Connery has a reputation beyond reputeSean Connery has a reputation beyond reputeSean Connery has a reputation beyond reputeSean Connery has a reputation beyond reputeSean Connery has a reputation beyond reputeSean Connery has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Motorcycle license plate/tags/Nummernschild

I think as long as it is illuminated and has a red reflector, you will be OK. Is there no tail tidy option for you in the normal location?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 15.04.2015, 09:22
TiMow's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Fribourg
Posts: 9,310
Groaned at 292 Times in 196 Posts
Thanked 12,189 Times in 5,300 Posts
TiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond reputeTiMow has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Motorcycle license plate/tags/Nummernschild

Many Harleys have them on the side, so it's not forbidden - usually left (don't know if that's the legal requirement, or not) and correct orientation.
As above, regarding illumination.

Can't quite grasp the shortened mudguard on a CM250, though.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 15.04.2015, 09:37
st2lemans's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Lugano
Posts: 18,146
Groaned at 926 Times in 722 Posts
Thanked 19,737 Times in 9,483 Posts
st2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond reputest2lemans has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Motorcycle license plate/tags/Nummernschild

And maximum 45 degree angle tilted upward.

The reflector is usually built into the tail light, and has nothing to do with the plate.

On the bikes I have with no integral reflector, I attach it to the plate holder.

One has a led plate light, which you will certainly need if the plate is not near the tail light.

Why can't you mount the plate below the light at an angle?

Tom
Reply With Quote
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Front license plate adapter? darwiniandemon Transportation/driving 16 23.06.2016 22:21
Temporary tags/license plates on a scooter MichiganLC Transportation/driving 0 14.07.2014 13:08
For Sale: Alpinestars Goretex Motorcycle Pants (Brand New With Tags) - Thalwil campkm Items for sale 1 13.03.2014 17:04
Lost license plate? Wife of a swiss Daily life 6 09.06.2013 18:54
Installing Motorcycle License Plate Lights AnthonyMartello Business & entrepreneur 1 22.04.2013 13:28


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 05:07.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0