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Old 11-13-2012, 01:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone have a good suggestion for decent bar end mirrors?
i have an 01 M900ie and the ones that came with my bike
when i got it were cheap-one easily broke when i was folding it in.
the other one's actual mirror popped out while i was riding it.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default BikeMaster Folding Bar End Mirrors

I recommend these - I've had them several times.

They have withstood collisions with car mirrors and even a low side... Finally did them in when I high sided. Bought them again... They are considerably cheaper ($30-40 less) than CRGs and look the same (minus the CRG brand name which I don't care for). And you don't have to buy a separate $30 dollar adapter. They are also very adjustable.

If you are all about the bling take a look at Joker Machine or Rizoma...
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I recommend these - I've had them several times.

They have withstood collisions with car mirrors and even a low side... Finally did them in when I high sided. Bought them again... They are considerably cheaper ($30-40 less) than CRGs and look the same (minus the CRG brand name which I don't care for). And you don't have to buy a separate $30 dollar adapter. They are also very adjustable.

If you are all about the bling take a look at Joker Machine or Rizoma...
What's wrong with the CRG brand? ???

They make a fine product and they're made in the USA. People bitch about the cost of American made products so they go buy the Chinese knockoffs but then they bitch because there are no jobs here in the US. You can't have it both ways.
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Check out the Rizoma Reverse Retros. Best mirrors I've used in my 30+ years of motorcycling.
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
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What's wrong with the CRG brand? ???

They make a fine product and they're made in the USA. People bitch about the cost of American made products so they go buy the Chinese knockoffs but then they bitch because there are no jobs here in the US. You can't have it both ways.
I never said anything was wrong with CRG, I simply prefer the product that is void of branding. As far as the whole labor discussion goes... Maybe you should go buy a Harley then.


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I recommend these - I've had them several times.

They have withstood collisions with car mirrors and even a low side... Finally did them in when I high sided. Bought them again... They are considerably cheaper ($30-40 less) than CRGs and look the same (minus the CRG brand name which I don't care for). And you don't have to buy a separate $30 dollar adapter. They are also very adjustable.

If you are all about the bling take a look at Joker Machine or Rizoma...
You recommend which?
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I never said anything was wrong with CRG, I simply prefer the product that is void of branding. As far as the whole labor discussion goes... Maybe you should go buy a Harley then.

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I'm not the one bitching about the CRG brand. I guess I just assumed you were complaining because of their prices (since you brought it up a couple times in your post).

I'd buy an American bike if there was one made worth buying...

As for the branding you can barely see their logo on the front of the mirror housing, it is machined into the alloy and the whole thing is anodized black.
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I'm not the one bitching about the CRG brand. I guess I just assumed you were complaining because of their prices (since you brought it up a couple times in your post).

I'd buy an American bike if there was one made worth buying...

As for the branding you can barely see their logo on the front of the mirror housing, it is machined into the alloy and the whole thing is anodized black.
I offered a wide range of suggestions for the OP, from cheap to expensive... You did not offer any suggestions.

Yes price does make a difference to me, especially when rebuilding a bike.

The rest is just my personal taste...

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Ah OK, thx... didn't see the "Bikemaster" listed in the title of your post. Are these the ones you have? How is the fitment? Are they convex?

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...WT.MC_ID=10010

I ask because I bought a generic set off of Ebay some ways back and they were nice except the fitment on the bars. I ended up losing one on the highway. I'd rather not spend $200 on a set of mirrors (But I will if I have to lol)
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