5 Great Motorcycle Lighting Upgrades

These add-ons won’t just make your bike easier to see, but look cool too.

Upgrading your motorcycle’s lighting will not only increase your safety at night, but can also boost your bike’s style.
Upgrading your motorcycle’s lighting will not only increase your safety at night, but can also boost your bike’s style.Yamaha Motors USA

Looking to make the change to LED from old, tired OEM halogen bulbs? Or are you just in the mood to totally switch up the way your bike looks? Changing lighting fixtures on motorcycles is always a popular customization choice and it’s easy to do, since there’s an abundance of killer light kits on the market. We’ve searched out some of the coolest, easiest-to-install headlight, fog light, turn signal, and taillight options out there and we’re sure there’s one here that’ll suit your needs. As a bonus, most of these packages are plug and play too, and usually don’t cost a ton either.

ProBeam Dynamic Ringz With Smoke Lens

Increase your ability to see and be seen on the road.
Increase your ability to see and be seen on the road.Amazon

Providing increased visibility for riders as well as the ability to catch the attention of fellow motorists, Custom Dynamics' ProBeam LED turn signals feature a unique reflector technology, along with automotive-grade bulbs to produce a bright light output and wider viewing angle than average signals. The outer ring of the light housing features 24 white ProBeam LEDs that create a smooth, white halo to serve as a running light while the 12 center amber bulbs function as the turn signal. These lights are DOT and SAE compliant, and are sold in pairs to work as simple plug-and-play additions for Harley-Davidson models with front 1157 dual contact bases and OEM bullet-style lenses.

Ankia 40 LED 40-Watt Integrated Taillight, Brake, And Turn Signal System

A complete, integrated LED lighting solution for your bike’s back end.
A complete, integrated LED lighting solution for your bike’s back end.Amazon

Fitting most motorcycles brands and types without the need to modify, this integrated taillight system serves as a running light and a brake lamp, as well as providing turn signal and taillight functionality. Skip all the multiple accessory light options and get an all-in-one unit that is nearly universal for just about any bike you may be sitting on. There is a five-wire connection system that makes wiring this lighting system as straightforward as possible. Whether you are simply looking to streamline the appearance of a mostly factory motorcycle or adding to an already custom bike, this taillight housing with a built-in license plate frame will surely increase street cred and visual appeal.

7-Inch LED Headlight/Fog Light Combo For Harley-Davidson Road King Road Glide Street Glide, And Electra Glide

A plug-and-play option for lower power consumption.
A plug-and-play option for lower power consumption.Amazon

Designed to fit '12–later Harley-Davidson FLD and most '94–'20 H-D touring models, this 7-inch LED headlight and 4.5-inch fog lamp combo kit is a direct replacement for halogen and HID headlight housings. These attractive LED housings are DOT approved, which means they're 100 percent street legal to be used in all states. It's a great upgrade because this light combo is built to be a plug-and-play replacement of factory OEM parts, is completely maintenance-free, and is waterproof, so both lights will be able to withstand any inclement weather you may encounter. The LED housings feature a high precision constant current driver chip to ensure that the same low power consumption levels remain from day one and well into the future.

Kinstecks 4-Piece Flowing Turn Signal Indicators (4-Pack)

A cheap and easy blinker upgrade.
A cheap and easy blinker upgrade.Amazon

Upgrade the look of your old bike with this easy-to-install, budget-priced turn signal package from Kinstecks. They can be used with just about any motorcycle out there, and feature a highly flexible rubber stalk design to battle accidental falls or other unforeseen bumps your bike might encounter. The bulb's Y shape and flowing illumination pattern make for an interesting addition to your lighting arsenal too. These turn signal units are water sealed (IP65 waterproof) and are a universal fit for 10mm holes, which means they adapt perfectly to many popular sportbike and streetbike models.

Kuryakyn 7279 Sabertooth Saddlebag LED Accent Lights For Victory Motorcycles

Matching run lights to add brightness and flow to your Victory.
Matching run lights to add brightness and flow to your Victory.Amazon

Designed to complement the body lines of OEM '10–'17 Victory Motorcycle saddlebags, Kuryakyn's Sabertooth LED accent lights coordinate with the main center-mounted taillight, and add attractive red LED illumination as well as function—they serve as additional run-brake rear lighting. The simple plug-and-play wiring allows these stylish accent lights to fit onto select Victory Cross Country, Cross Country Tour, Magnum, Hard-Ball models equipped with factory hard bags. This pair of add-ons will certainly increase your bike's overall visibility on the road, as well as increasing the looks of its rear end.