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Old 06-01-2019, 06:58 PM   #1
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Mirrors

I recently bought some folding bar end mirrors for my bike, they look awesome but I don't like the fact I actually have to move my head down and to the side to see them rather than just a glance. I'm also not quick enough to fold them before filtering

Are there any decent mirrors that fit in the normal position but aren't as big and ugly as the standard ones?
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Old 06-01-2019, 07:29 PM   #2
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Everytime I buy mirrors online they don't fit! Three times from Ducati owners, and each time I have to sell them again... I'm sticking with the Mickey Mouse ones.
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Old 06-01-2019, 08:18 PM   #3
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Yeah I've had that issue too. I remember on a previous Monster I fitted the newer 696 etc mirrors without issue and they looked slightly better (Bugs Bunny rather than Mickey Mouse)
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Old 06-01-2019, 09:07 PM   #4
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I have a pair of Scrambler mirrors on one of mine.

They look OK and you can see behind you, as well as checking your elbows are still there.
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Gear Gremlin mini bar end mirrors really good, have them on my 1100, they have nylon knuckle, really easy to move.

think about 35/40 a pair ?
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Old 07-01-2019, 04:19 PM   #6
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I already have some nice folding bar end mirrors which are good but I think it's the position of bar ends (low down) that doesn't suit me. I may just go for the newer type monster mirrors or the scrambler ones. It's annoying because off the bike bar ends look nice and clean!
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Old 07-01-2019, 04:56 PM   #7
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i've got these oberons which work well

https://www.moorespeedracing.co.uk/m...QaAr7DEALw_wcB
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Old 07-01-2019, 05:11 PM   #8
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Looking at these at moment, glass-less bar end mirrors. Maybe an alternative but pricier than the flea-bay copies Anyone had any experience of these?

https://www.moorespeedracing.co.uk/m...nd-mirror.html
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Old 07-01-2019, 05:29 PM   #9
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Would this style, which sit above the bars, be any better?



https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BLACK-MOT...id=20014912070
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Old 07-01-2019, 06:17 PM   #10
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I've tried those eBay ones and they didn't fit so I had to return them
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Old 07-01-2019, 06:54 PM   #11
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I've tried those eBay ones and they didn't fit so I had to return them

Had the same problem, fixed it by removing the fixing part and swapping it for a Rawl fixing, works a treat and never comes loose.
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Old 07-01-2019, 09:07 PM   #12
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Would this style, which sit above the bars, be any better?



https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BLACK-MOT...id=20014912070
Had some of those, the mirror pivots at 70+ mph...
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Bought these instead very good

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2PC-CNC-M....c100508.m3226
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Old 07-01-2019, 09:13 PM   #14
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Are those the right size to fit the S2R? I could give them ago as they sit inward and a little higher than my current bar ends
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Are those the right size to fit the S2R? I could give them ago as they sit inward and a little higher than my current bar ends
The fitting kit has plenty of options and I also used some tape to make sure they stayed put

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