KTM Folding mirrors OEM $30.95

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  1. CGameProgrammer

    CGameProgrammer Been here awhile

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    I have some questions about the BMW R1200GS folding/extending mirrors. Yes I know they're out of stock; that's fine, I can wait til March.

    I currently have the mirrors that various Moto Guzzis and the Aprilia Tuono use. They are excellent. The only disadvantage of them is that they're wider than I need; my handlebars are 29" end-to-end (including the bar ends) but the mirrors are 32" tip-to-tip when mounted on my bike, and I like keeping things as narrow as possible for easy of lane-splitting. Plus these ones are a bit low; I have to glance down to look at them.

    So the folding/extending mirrors seem neat, but how does the size of the reflective portion compare to the Aprilia/Moto Guzzi handlebar mirrors? And is the mirror head itself a simple friction fit, meaning no tools are needed to adjust it? (I know adjusting the stem angle and length requires a tool, rightly so, but I mean the mirror itself.) Does it move out of place and require readjustment? I ride on the highway often at 100 mph indicated.
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  2. hb7

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    I ride on the highway often at 100 mph indicated.....

    Ball socket on KTM folding mirrors. Adjust on the fly,
    no issue with 100 mph...tested.

    Fixed position mirror head on the GS Ultimate folding mirrors locked down with 17mm stubby wrench included. ( In stock ~Feb 14 for Spring)
    No issue with 100 mph...tested.

    I am going to Italy for my annual visit and there are some new rachet base adjustable mirrors for 2009. Press down and turn the mirror out of the way mirrors. I buy what I would use myself...

    Convex mirrors are excellent to my eyes....
    Folding 280mm mirror can angled forward and tilted back for an excellent rear view. If you don't mind a 100mm lollipop, this is a great functional mirror with lots of positions......



    Thank you....

    All the best,
    Henri Baccouche/Moto-Science
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    "So the folding/extending mirrors seem neat, but how does the size of the reflective portion compare to the Aprilia/Moto Guzzi handlebar mirrors? And is the mirror head itself a simple friction fit, meaning no tools are needed to adjust it? (I know adjusting the stem angle and length requires a tool, rightly so, but I mean the mirror itself.) Does it move out of place and require readjustment? I ride on the highway often at 100 mph indicated.[/quote]"
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  3. Dr AT

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    another thankyou- you got them to australia faster and cheaper than I could get them from a dealer in australia! Great service, thanks.
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  4. hb7

    hb7 moto-science

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    What is the cost in Australia.....if may I ask ?

    Thank you...
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  5. hb7

    hb7 moto-science

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    If breaks again like that BJ. : I'll refund your money and it's free.

    Thank you....

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  6. CGameProgrammer

    CGameProgrammer Been here awhile

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    Do you have a physical location in LA that can be visited, say sometime on Saturday? Not ready to buy right now but I'd like to see the mirrors.
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  7. hb7

    hb7 moto-science

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    Yes, just call me. I'll be doing some emergency moto surgery tomorrow...
    so I'll be available.

    Henri Baccouche/Moto-Science
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  8. hb7

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  9. Klammer

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    Henri,
    Thanks for the great service. I got my mirrors the day after I ordered them.
    They are everything I expected.

    Thanks again,
    Richard Russell
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  10. Truckin_Thumper

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    placing order as I type
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  11. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Anyone have a pic of the shorties on their 950 ADV? Did ya use the bar moount option?
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  12. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Henri,

    The 950 mirors screw into the lever housings. I see you have the handlebar clamps available.
    If I order the clamps ad decide to not use them, will the mirrors still be able to screw into the lever housings?
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  13. Dusty

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    No... mine didnt i was disappointed when i found that out after i got them..
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  14. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    ...where you able to use the clamps?
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  15. Dusty

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    Yep... it did fit between the master cylinder and the bar... and the otherside sat inward a bit from the right side...
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  16. Hotmamaandme

    Hotmamaandme Wishing I was riding RTW

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    I chose the Lolly Pop style mirrors for my HP2. I have been crashing with confidence ever since. Thanks Henri

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  17. hb7

    hb7 moto-science

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    Excellent example of the KTM folding mirrors on the GS HP2
    This is the first GS HP2 picture I have seen. Thanks....

    Now Cory, be nice to that fine HP2 motorcycle.....
    Are you able to lift that up by yourself ?
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  18. Hotmamaandme

    Hotmamaandme Wishing I was riding RTW

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    Yeah it was icy and i was slipping around like the Ice Capades but i got her up. Henri here is a closer shot of the mirrors.

    The HP2 has 10mm mirrors that slip in an adaptor. Your mirrors are threaded but fit just fine!
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  19. trailtrick

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    mirror order ,thanks
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  20. hb7

    hb7 moto-science

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    Cory did you try to thread the mirrors directly ?
    Do you need to retain the pincer mount....? I don't think so...
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