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Old 04-06-2013, 09:47 PM   #571
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Those look pretty nice....

But........... I gave up on the idea of machine mounted mirrors a long time ago. Check these out. www.bugeyes.com The concept of bike mounted mirrors has been flawed from the start. Here you have a product which I am sure is very good given comparable motorcycle mounted options . The bugeye mirror works differently and IMHO it's better. You get life sized fully decipherable rearward viewing. Not only on the road but off the road too. Branches have to be hitting your helmet to knock one of these askew and that is rarely the case. These work whenever you are wearing your helmet even at gas stations to keep track of thems around you. These are just great mirrors which - having tested them thoroughly across several hundred thousand miles of riding - I would not be without. Might be worth a gander for some of you adventurers.
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Old 04-06-2013, 09:56 PM   #572
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...On a side note (actually what I came here to post) I found out that my 2007 F650gs [and I assume most or all of the F650 thumpers] has an M8-1.25 mirror mount; not the later BMW 10mm mounts.. Just a heads up to others looking to place an order.. The mirrors are great and I think I'll just pick up some M8 to M10 adapters which will be barely noticeable..
There's no need to buy M8 to M10 adapters. Just buy the M8-1.25 Tough Balls, part #RAP-B-379U-M81208.

http://www.rammount.com/CatalogResul...6/Default.aspx



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Old 04-07-2013, 06:19 AM   #573
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Go2CNavy! Funny to see your name just before my post! I received my Doubletake order yesterday! A funny coincidence since you and I never talked about these mirrors.. Also a strange coincidence because....

Neduro and I both took part in the "Roaming Rally" ride in Canada last year. This year the organizers wanted there to be teams so no one was left behind and I am on a team of five which includes Go2CNavy! I've never actually met Go2CNavy as of yet.. Plus I mostly ordered these mirrors in anticipation of the Roaming Rally
Is it June yet?
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:22 AM   #574
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Branches have to be hitting your helmet to knock one of these askew and that is rarely the case.
You ride off-road, and branches don't hit your helmet? Must be nice.
I guess you don't ride on the east coast.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:40 PM   #575
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My fix for the mirror, the heat shrink is pretty soft, haven't road tested yet, but it seems like it will hold the mirror securely. http://imgur.com/a/yL8PB
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Old 04-20-2013, 04:31 AM   #576
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My fix for the mirror, the heat shrink is pretty soft, haven't road tested yet, but it seems like it will hold the mirror securely. http://imgur.com/a/yL8PB
Nice idea...
What diameter did you use?
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Old 04-20-2013, 09:16 AM   #577
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Just ordered my 3rd set!
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:20 AM   #578
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Nice idea...
What diameter did you use?
1 inch
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Old 04-21-2013, 02:20 PM   #579
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I got to do a good "shake down" of the mirrors on and off road with my R1150GS. These mirrors do vibrate more than the original mirror, but not enough to scrap them. The adjustability more than makes up for any vibration issues in my book.
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Old 04-24-2013, 04:23 PM   #580
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Mirrors

Got them today, installed in about 3 mins.
They look awesome cant wait to try them out, whenever Mother Nature decides to cooperate.
Global warming my ass
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:50 AM   #581
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Got them today, installed in about 3 mins.
They look awesome cant wait to try them out, whenever Mother Nature decides to cooperate.
Global warming my ass
Here too, we're just getting over a snow storm.

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Old 04-25-2013, 07:14 PM   #582
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Just made my order for more DT mirrors.
Nothing beats a rearveiw of your mates.
Thanks Ned!
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:01 PM   #583
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How about Plasti-Dipping the ram ball!?




The trick is to loosen the ram ball when transitioning from setup to rear view & tucked away. I've seen too many people just push the mirrors up and down. I believe this polishes the ram ball and allows it to move later on.
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:11 PM   #584
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I just took my first interstate ride with two of these mirrors, couple hours to another office and back. On my Tiger 800 XC they are smooth as silk, good view and held their position up to (over speed limit). Looking gnarly is just a plus. I should have got these a long time ago.

Thanks Ned.
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Old 04-29-2013, 04:18 PM   #585
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I've had my mirrors for the better part of a year now. I'm happy with the tip over prophylaxis, but they are annoying for me at speeds above 80mph.

I did plasticoat the mirror side, one side pealed, it did help some, but for me high speed slip is the price I pay.

I'd like to try shrink wrap on the mirror side ball as I've seen in this thread somewhere...
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