Taillights. We all need one, but not even the DOT says they've got to be boring. One of the easiest things a first-time builder can do is refurb a vintage light or repurpose a microphone body, turn signal or marker light off some other vehicle to create a taillight that's personal and unique.
Feeling motivated and creative? Then check out this how-to thread Ryan wrote to explain how he cast the red hummingbird lens on his very custom taillight. Still need inspiration? Here's an interesting selection of lights from some of the best show bikes and everyday riders on display at the David Mann Chopperfest in Ventura, CA.