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'anotheronetoday' has commented that the KTM Powerparts mirrors, whilst expensive work well. I was wondering if anybody has fitted any other non OEM bar end mirrors & if so with what results??

On a few pics I've seen them mounted 'below the grips'. Definitely look good, but what about visibility? How low do you have to divert your vision? Maybe slightly nerdy questions, but.....:nerd:
 

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I sat on a 790 at the dealers today that had the PP bar end mirrors fitted in the low position.

You had to literally take your hand off the grip to view the mirror... Looked bloody cool tho.
 

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tried my PP mirrors low and i agree useless but looks good.
I have two pairs of aftermarket that fit cost less than £25 and work well as bar end mirrors but do not look as good as the PP mirrors.
 

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'anotheronetoday' has commented that the KTM Powerparts mirrors, whilst expensive work well. I was wondering if anybody has fitted any other non OEM bar end mirrors & if so with what results??

On a few pics I've seen them mounted 'below the grips'. Definitely look good, but what about visibility? How low do you have to divert your vision? Maybe slightly nerdy questions, but.....:nerd:
Hi mate,have fitted a pair I got of ebay (see Issues page for pics)They are actually really good and the rear view is better than the standard mirrors and they look pretty good too and as a bonus they only cost 22.50 euros.
Ride Safe:smile:
 

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Hi mate,have fitted a pair I got of ebay (see Issues page for pics)They are actually really good and the rear view is better than the standard mirrors and they look pretty good too and as a bonus they only cost 22.50 euros.
Ride Safe:smile:
Forgive me if you've already said, but do you have the make & model?

In the absence of anything else & not wanting to shell out on the PP ones, I¡m probably going to go for the Puig Hi-Tech 4. 92€ for both.
 

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Just found these whilst looking for something else
MFW do make quality stuff and I expect these bar end mirrors to be of good quality and the price appears good compared to KTM expensive powerpart stuff.

Vario-Superbikemirrors
Wrong shape for a Duke i reckon.

I bought these

https://shop.kiwav.com/collections/bar-end/products/viper-ii-bar-end-mirrors-for-triumph

A third of the price of the KTM mirrors with a similar look. The glass isnt as good tho... about as good as the standard mirrors.
 

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Forgive me if you've already said, but do you have the make & model?

In the absence of anything else & not wanting to shell out on the PP ones, I¡m probably going to go for the Puig Hi-Tech 4. 92€ for both.
Hi mate,sorry I didn't get back about your question.Im fairly new at this forum game and still finding my way around a bit.I put more info about the mirrors on the "Issues"thread .They were pretty cheap(£20.00) but are really good quality and they work really well and give a good rear view with no vibes.
I mounted them slightly different with some inserts from some hand guards I had lying about just so I could keep part of the original bar end weight.The original fittings look ok though but Im not sure if they would vibrate more or not.Will try and give it a go with the original fittings on one of the mirrors so see the difference.
Will let you know when Ive given it a go.
Ride Safe:smile:
 

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FYI Someone on facebook(maybe here too) pointed out they used their PP mirrors like this, i tried it and they have even BETTER visibility(vs down or vertical). Also puts them out of the way of hands and kinda acts as a hand guard, highly recommend trying it.

 

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FYI Someone on facebook(maybe here too) pointed out they used their PP mirrors like this, i tried it and they have even BETTER visibility(vs down or vertical). Also puts them out of the way of hands and kinda acts as a hand guard, highly recommend trying it.

My dealer fitted them like this, I agree better visibility but absolutely horrendous in traffic. They sit exactly where car mirrors are, I’ve flipped them down now and it’s 100% better when filtering, but still considering some cuda or rizomas, or at least something that folds.
 

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I have CRG Arrow Bar Ends on mine. I love them. I can see very well, no vibes. They can be tilted in out of the way, etc. Sorry, I don't really have a great shot of them.
 

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My dealer fitted them like this, I agree better visibility but absolutely horrendous in traffic. They sit exactly where car mirrors are, I’ve flipped them down now and it’s 100% better when filtering, but still considering some cuda or rizomas, or at least something that folds.
I agree with you
They certainly give much better visibility, but at the cost of being very wide and difficulty in missing car mirrors (OK so far)
I have tried dropping them down below but did not work for me

I currently just accept that i have to be very careful in traffic, but to be honest most of my riding is on open roads so this is not the end of the world for me
 

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I agree with you
They certainly give much better visibility, but at the cost of being very wide and difficulty in missing car mirrors (OK so far)
I have tried dropping them down below but did not work for me

I currently just accept that i have to be very careful in traffic, but to be honest most of my riding is on open roads so this is not the end of the world for me
Commuting through London traffic a few days a week it’s kind of unavoidable for me :sad:

I clipped someone’s mirror when I had them up, fortunately I apologised and there didn’t seem to be any damage for either of us.
 

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Commuting through London traffic a few days a week it’s kind of unavoidable for me :sad:

I clipped someone’s mirror when I had them up, fortunately I apologised and there didn’t seem to be any damage for either of us.
very easily done, but at least you did not seem to enrage the car driver luckily.

As an in town commuter i would not have these mirrors.
But i ride in a small group and like to see the riders behind me
 

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I run with the PP mirrors in the down position and have no trouble at all. I do have to raise my wrist a little but no need to take my hands off the bars at all to see. Definitely better in traffic too.
 
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