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Old 10-05-2008, 09:58 AM   #1
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DR650 What Mirrors?

Besides the 2” extenders and the bar end mirrors What are you all using?


I KNOW YOU DON’T USE THE STOCK ONES… THEY SUCK AS MUCH AS THE SEAT.


I JUST BOUGHT THE ‘09’

HELP.
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:36 AM   #2
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I JUST BOUGHT THE ‘09’

Pictures, or it didn't happen!!!
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Old 10-05-2008, 02:15 PM   #3
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Pictures, or it didn't happen!!!
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Old 10-05-2008, 03:24 PM   #4
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I hope some one answers your question. I sure would like to know too.
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Old 10-05-2008, 04:23 PM   #5
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As in.... pictures of your new bike. Let's see the 09. Some of us aren't special enough to have seen the new shipment locally yet.

Sorry I don't have any mirror info for you.
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Old 10-05-2008, 04:51 PM   #6
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As in.... pictures of your new bike. Let's see the 09. Some of us aren't special enough to have seen the new shipment locally yet.
It's a DR650... they don't change them OK I'll go out... be back in a few.
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Old 10-05-2008, 04:56 PM   #7
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Check out TPI here: http://www.tpimotorcycleparts.com/
Go to their DR section and then mirrors. Haven't tried them myself.

Lots of people rave about the Ken Sean fold downs which are available lots of places: http://www.aviciouscycle.ca/avc.html

Or is you're deep-of-pocket take a look here : http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=267232
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Old 10-05-2008, 06:05 PM   #8
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Thanks I'll check it out

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Old 10-05-2008, 07:20 PM   #9
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I've been using the Ken Sean fold downs for ages. They are about the best bang for the buck. They have a spring underneath a small cup to put pressure against the ball end of the mirror arm. If the are a little loose you can shim the spring with a small pop rivet washer.
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Old 10-05-2008, 07:44 PM   #10
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Nice, DAKEZ !! I pick mine up tomorrow... I went with the white one.
What dealer did you buy yours from??
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Old 10-05-2008, 08:02 PM   #11
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I use the stock mirrors but instead of 1 set of mirror extensions I use 2 sets from: http://koubalink.com/mirror.html

If you are tired of looking at your shoulders in your mirrors, this is the way to go. With the extra length you can see exactly what’s behind you.

I do remove them on rough trails just to be safe. I remember watching a guy on a DRZ400S come down off a small jump and snap both mirror stalks right off (ouch).

I also tried the Napolean bar end mirrors http://www.bikebandit.com/product/A4760659, they were ok, but I ended up returning them after a few days. I seem to remember that they were more sensitive to your head position to be able to see what's behind you.
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Old 10-05-2008, 08:17 PM   #12
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ken sean dual sport (folding) mirrors.
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Old 10-05-2008, 08:31 PM   #13
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For the OP, is the issue the visibility in the mirrors or something else? If it's vibration fuzziness, the Honda XR650L mirrors work really well. They have an isolator in the base at the mount. I have a set on my KLR, and they work great.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:27 PM   #14
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Oh, such a work of art. I love the 'new' look.
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Old 10-05-2008, 11:39 PM   #15
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Nice, DAKEZ !! I pick mine up tomorrow... I went with the white one.
What dealer did you buy yours from??
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I know you do, I sold it to you. Dakez a.k.a. Simeon

Say hi to Bret tomorrow. Also: Be careful the trailwings suck in the rain when new.

Give me a call this week.
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