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  • Offline Arthurgee   gb

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    mirror extenders
    on: October 23, 2022, 09:31:27 pm
    October 23, 2022, 09:31:27 pm
    Hey folks, anyone used the mirror extenders n fleabay? Just wondering if they are of use or not worth the trouble? Ive came from an H2 to the XR, and the mirrors seem very close to my face now, and i know in time i wil get used to it, but would just like to push them back a little and the extenders on flabay seem reasonably priced, so just looking for anyone feedback on these, or even other mirror options.

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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #1 on: October 24, 2022, 01:47:26 am
    October 24, 2022, 01:47:26 am
    Maybe give it some time to get used to the bike before you think you need these? As you say they are cheap but ,in my experience, the fitting can be hit or miss....i.e. they don't always fit.They can look a bit naff too depending on what type you buy 😊

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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #2 on: October 24, 2022, 03:09:31 am
    October 24, 2022, 03:09:31 am
    Had the same thoughts when I bought my XR and I thought I'd start with the easiest and cheapest idea fist which turned out to be the best idea.

    I put a small stick on blind spot mirror on the farthest edge of both mirrors (the flat spot on the end) and they really made a difference.

    Something like these:
    https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/trackside-stick-on-blind-spot-mirrors?sku_id=1127294

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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #3 on: October 24, 2022, 03:03:28 pm
    October 24, 2022, 03:03:28 pm
    I have had mirror extenders on both gen 1 and 2. For me it gives better visibility. On the Gen2 I have mirror vibes at about 70mph and they decrease this.

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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #4 on: October 24, 2022, 09:23:48 pm
    October 24, 2022, 09:23:48 pm
    *Originally Posted by Warree [+]
    I have had mirror extenders on both gen 1 and 2. For me it gives better visibility.
      Snap, took the cheapest ones I could find on e-bay and they were great, actually well machined from Aluminum and came with the right hex bolt...   I can now see everything behind me in either mirror:-)  Peter
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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #5 on: October 25, 2022, 03:44:19 pm
    October 25, 2022, 03:44:19 pm
    I put these on my bike. 1. I can now see better and 2. Cut out the vibration of my mirrors. As a bonus I can lock my jacket through both sleeves and it kind of hides my tank bag.  :164:
    https://motomanufacturing.com/mirrorlok/
    YMMV

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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #6 on: October 26, 2022, 09:47:57 am
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    *Originally Posted by peterwbaker1100 [+]
      Snap, took the cheapest ones I could find on e-bay and they were great, actually well machined from Aluminum and came with the right hex bolt...   I can now see everything behind me in either mirror:-)  Peter

    I had a pair of Touratech ones (more width than height/width) from a previous bike - but ordered a pair of those on Ebay.  They arrived this morning, and look quite good.

    Pennies really, so not worried if they make the bike look like Mickey Mouse.

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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #7 on: October 26, 2022, 10:01:00 am
    October 26, 2022, 10:01:00 am
    👍🏽Have you got the link for the ones that you bought on ebay?Thanks

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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #8 on: October 26, 2022, 10:33:12 am
    October 26, 2022, 10:33:12 am
    Here you go https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/303358821730

    Was £7 in Feb-20 now £12...  But did a perfect job and from memory the supplied bolts were stainless steel so no rust! 

    Peter
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    Re: mirror extenders
    Reply #9 on: October 26, 2022, 11:21:34 am
    October 26, 2022, 11:21:34 am
    *Originally Posted by Diavel [+]
    👍🏽Have you got the link for the ones that you bought on ebay?Thanks

    mine:   https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/234613258383

     



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