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Author Topic: C5 Bar end mirror  (Read 1215 times)

r80rt

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C5 Bar end mirror
« on: July 16, 2009, 11:53:01 PM »
All right, you guys convinced me to do it and I like it a lot. It's vibration on a stick but  sure looks cool  on my C5  ;D , I ordered it from our host right after I ordered the bike and I've just slowed down long enough to install it. Picts posted, What do you think?
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2009, 12:19:57 AM »
  Looks good on the bike.  Little more class for a class machine.
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2009, 01:11:05 AM »
I love them on my bike. Wouldn't trade them. The PO had put some smaller mirrors on that looked way better than the antenna's but I got tired of seeing my arms, I much prefer seeing behind me.

I also agree with Will, I do think they look classy.

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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2009, 03:24:58 AM »
I have napooeons on all my bikes.  They have a rubber cusion in the bar, too.  I think that helps the vibes- I can see quite well on my Bullet.
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2009, 10:33:04 AM »
I have napooeons on all my bikes.  They have a rubber cusion in the bar, too.  I think that helps the vibes- I can see quite well on my Bullet.

I have heard great things about those.
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2009, 03:35:20 PM »
R80RT, It looks good on the left side of the bike, but I'm a symmetrical sort of guy and prefer to look at both sides.  ;)

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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2009, 03:54:57 PM »
OT- sorry about that spelling up there!  - Napoleon -
I can't read the print here on my home computer.  It's bigger here at (my alleged) work, and I can read what I type.
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2009, 08:22:21 PM »
The main thing is that you like it, r80rt. But certainly I do too. Looks very odd to have one on the left side only to me but that's me being from the UK. I expect one on the right only would look equally odd to you. You mention vibration - does it work OK?

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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2009, 09:30:10 PM »
I had to slightly modify it to fit with the bar end weights, It's terribly blurry at speed but I can still  tell if a vehicle is behind me or not, Thanks for the kind words guys.
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2009, 02:19:50 PM »
I like it with just the one mirror on the left.

That's how I have had it on all my bikes.
My current Bullet only has one mirror on the left side.
Mine isn't a napoleon mirror, but it's a type of bar  end mirror.

I had a Napoleon on all my old Ducatis and my Laverda too.
Just one on the left side.
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2009, 03:32:23 PM »
Sharp... I put a small convex on mine for better visibility...  Love how they fold in.. Now if I could get a C5 to match....
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2009, 06:34:39 PM »
what I want to know is, wheredjaget those bar end signals!!???
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2009, 09:55:16 PM »
Who has bar end signals?
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2009, 10:11:56 PM »
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Re: C5 Bar end mirror
« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2009, 10:42:57 PM »
Cool.
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