What are people using for aftermarket mirrors? I like the look of bar end mirrors, but I don’t think they would be practical for lane sharing here in CA.
Thanks for sharing, send a pic if you can please, I am thinking about them as well.The KTM bar end mirrors work well. Took some time to get them pointed in the right direction and get some rear-view visibility but once it is done they are good. I have the arm basically pointing down. Got it to the rear most position before mirrors touch the fuel tank when the bar is turned all the way (left/right).
Make sure to apply loctite to the small bolts, as they might get loose. In addition, make sure to tighten the middle bolt so the setup doesn't move. 850 miles later, still working great and did not move.
Correct, they are terrible for lane splitting/filtering. I had a set on, first upright which sits exactly the same height are car mirrors, and then downward, better but very far out of your normal field of view which is a bit unsettling, especially in heavy traffic.What are people using for aftermarket mirrors? I like the look of bar end mirrors, but I don’t think they would be practical for lane sharing here in CA.
I am planning on getting the highsider victory bar end mirrors as well. Do they need any bar end mirror adapters for installation?I use Highsider Victory bar end mirrors. It's the same mirror KTM sells, just different branding and more angular arm. KTM's is more of a curve. Also they are way cheaper.
I know what you mean about bar end mirrors not being the best for lane splitting - they make the bike couple cm wider. I almost never do lane splitting so I don't notice this at all. The benefit, is that I can see the road much better, rather than just my elbows. Also they reflect everything is a bit smaller, giving more view angle.