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post #1 of 9 Old 03-05-2012, 06:00 AM Thread Starter
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Mirror input/opinion

I want to change my mirrors out, and had originally planned on going with a barend mirror, to keep the lowest side profile possible. (i just like the look) ...then I saw the Rizoma Tomok. that thing just looks nasty! so now Im kind of torn between which way I want to go. any input on the function side of things would be helpful, but also, please sound off on the fashion side too!

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I swapped to bar end mirrors and I think they are better than traditional mirrors. No more looking at my shoulders. Plus I think bar end mirrors look better.

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One mirror vs another is just a personal choice. I like how my bar-ends look, I think it gives my bike a cafe-racer attitude, and I absolutely enjoy the functionality, having an unrestricted view of my "six" without pesky elbows or shoulders in the way...but there is nothing at all wrong with other mirrors that fit in the stock location.

Choose what you like! It's not as if you will be breaking some unwritten code of conduct by choosing something else!




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One mirror vs another is just a personal choice. I like how my bar-ends look, I think it gives my bike a cafe-racer attitude, and I absolutely enjoy the functionality, having an unrestricted view of my "six" without pesky elbows or shoulders in the way...but there is nothing at all wrong with other mirrors that fit in the stock location.

Choose what you like! It's not as if you will be breaking some unwritten code of conduct by choosing something else!




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lol, this is the problem! I LIKE BOTH!! AHHHH!!! ..nahh.. but seriously, i know both will fit the bill, and I agree about the cafe racer part. maybe ill start with barends.. theyre cheaper anyway!

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go cheap like me.... krylon flat black on the stock mirrors!

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Painted my stock ones flat black also. Makes a big difference.

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lol, this is the problem! I LIKE BOTH!! AHHHH!!! ..nahh.. but seriously, i know both will fit the bill, and I agree about the cafe racer part. maybe ill start with barends.. theyre cheaper anyway!
So, spend the $6 or so to get a pair if the cheapy bar end mirrors on ebay and try them out. See if you like em or not...

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So, spend the $6 or so to get a pair if the cheapy bar end mirrors on ebay and try them out. See if you like em or not...
true, but where are you finding them for $6?! (or is that in jest?)

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