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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 06-04-2018, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone try out aftermarket mirrors?

Just seeing if anyone has gone with aftermarket mirrors. I shattered one of mine and figured now’s the time to consider other options. I’d like some that don’t stick out as far, but still fit aesthetically. Any ideas?
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Maybe not what you were thinking of, but I have run KLR 650 mirrors on my V since early on.
As a former KLR rider, I just liked that they were big, round and gave a clear picture behind me (I actually have them on spreaders now to kick them out a bit further).

An individual taste or opinion thing, but they seem to stay out of the way of everything and clear my windscreen.

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i have SV650 mirrors on mine due to this......

so that being said i do have some stock mirrors for sale if interested

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https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Motorcycle-R...k/282148990312

Note: these say they do not fit the Versys but the fitment info they posted is wrong. Any 10mm mirror will work fine.

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I have these on my Versys
https://m.ebay.com/itm/Black-Right-L...IAAOSwn8FXRmo8

....they can look a bit low but there's no problem to make some spacers between steering wheel and mirrors
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Hello
I've bought aftermarket mirrors from this seller https://www.denniskirk.com/emgo/oem-...prd/397402.sku several years ago
They are working fine still
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Maybe not what you were thinking of, but I have run KLR 650 mirrors on my V since early on.
As a former KLR rider, I just liked that they were big, round and gave a clear picture behind me (I actually have them on spreaders now to kick them out a bit further).

An individual taste or opinion thing, but they seem to stay out of the way of everything and clear my windscreen.

A little off topic but what kind of windscreen is that?
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MRA Vario Touring Screen Windshield for Kawasaki Versys 650 '07-'09

$179.95

MRA VarioTouringScreen Windshield for Kawasaki Versys 650 '07-'09 | TwistedThrottle.com



It's also the windscreen I bought "TWICE".




I was putting my bike on the rear service stand and was lining up the swingarm spools with my Harbor Freight stand. I should have pulled the panniers so I could get my head down there to make sure things were lined up---- but I didn't, and I did not have the stand correctly placed on a spool on one side and my bike starting tipping and got away from me before I could standup and catch it. The bike fell against a sheetrock wall in the garage, broke a mirror and crushed the fancy windscreen....

I could have purchased any other screen I wanted.... but I ordered another one just like I had, gritted my teeth and paid out the money, cause I love that screen that much...

Note to self, pull both panniers before fooling with swing arm spool and stand...
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Awesome thank you! Might have to get one.. Is it taller than the stock shield?
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Gosh golly, yes it is!

I don't have a stock screen around anymore, but it's a sizable gain all around. Mine is also tinted.
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...Note to self, pull both panniers before fooling with swing arm spool and stand...
OR 1. get a TREX rear stand because then you can see it while you're "hooking-up";
or 2. change-up to a Gen 3 AND the TREX rear stand....




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Get a gen 3, on MODERATORS salary?



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I'll take a white one please...
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I use these. They seem to work well.


https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B01...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Trashed the stock mirrors, too thin , too tall, looks goofy. .... imo

Replaced with my stock Honda CTX mirrors ... looks identical to the EMGOs posted above.

Oh, on the CTX, I have Kymco 300 GTI mirrors, much bigger and excellent. lol !!

Maybe, will mount (suzuki 600 fairing mount) mirrors to the windscreen, but will have to beef it up with a polycarbonate band across the windscreen. Why? I move around on the bike a lot, handlebar mirrors are too far back and I have to look down and back to see behind me, when mounted further forward I can just move my eyes and don't have to move my head. If I am not closely tracking vehicles next to me I do a head check before changing lanes.

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post #15 of 18 (permalink) Old 08-12-2018, 08:58 PM
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Heres my double take mirrors for your viewing pleasure


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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 08-13-2018, 02:12 AM
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They look nice. Do they give you a better field of view than the stock? Are they more convex?

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They look nice. Do they give you a better field of view than the stock? Are they more convex?


Definitely better view. Flexibility too


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I'm going with Doubletake Enduros. I spend a lot of time off road
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