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    Mirror recommendation needed

    I’m loving the TW so far! Took it on a 25 mile journey this weekend and it was way more fun than I was expecting.

    I’m looking at a couple of upgrades at this point, one being the mirrors. They’re ok, but I definitely could use some better visibility. If possible I would like something a little larger than stock, but also fits in the existing mirror mount site.

    Do you have any recommendations for aftermarket mirrors that improve rear-facing visibility?

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    I don't think there are any aftermarket big mirrors,for a dual-sport moto at least.There are a couple options but they are styled for cruisers.
    Search for "blind spot mirror" that stick at your existing mirror.
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    Punch in aftermarket mirror in the search bar and there are lots of recommendations.
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    If you're looking for a wider field of view to better watch traffic, the Double Take Adventure mirror kit is among the $$ best. Also look at the black rectangular mirrors available from aftermarket suppliers such as Bikemaster. Beware tho: If I recall correctly, the right side mirror has a reverse thread, which requires an adapter to mount most aftermarket mirror.

    I've simply adapted to the round TW mirrors, moving my head for a quick glimpse of what's going on behind/around me. But then, I generally do not ride in high traffic areas.
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    I added mirror arm extenders and they made a world of difference.

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    There are a gazillion mirrors on eBay.
    +1 on rectangular mirrors...from eBay.
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    Thank you for the recommendations! I’ll see what kind of rectangle mirrors I can find. Also, I just received the JNS LED headlight in black...I hope to install and post pics tonight.

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    If you don't find rectangular to your liking I can recommend folding mirrors like these EMGO from Dennis Kirk, I believe. mymirrorjpeg.jpeg

    They are pretty adjustable & foldable yet are relatively vibration free. I leave them deployed in the woods and just let branches fold them in as needed. A tree did eat one one once, along with a Jimbo Shield. The replacement mirror from Dennis Kirk featured a wider angle than the decade old shattered mirror it replaced. Available left and right ( reverse threads).
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    I installed the Bikemaster rectangular on my TW and liked them, no vibration. I also bought the same for my other Yamaha. Usually bought separately is cheaper. You can buy the right side mirrors with reverse threads which requires no adapter.
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    I have the folding mirrors Fred suggested. I LOVE them on the trail! They fold down completely out of the way. I can see well enough on the road and always do a head swivel before turning to check blind spits anyways...
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