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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-15-2011, 10:41 PM Thread Starter
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You guys heard of it? It's a mirror that you can put on your handlebars or windscreen and gives you a 180 degree view. It's a really new product...do a youtube search. It's pretty cool. I know i'll be getting one.


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Not sure how this is new, isn't it just a convex mirror?

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It's probably more useful on a bike with mirrors on the handlebars. I know when i'm in slow traffic trying to change lanes, if my bars aren't straight i can't see shit and a small blind spot mirror won't help. With this thing, it's field of vision is still very large with the bars turned. Something larger to look at also. Sometimes hard to see in those little convex mirrors.
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Something like this exists? Link?
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and i'm sure they sell just the mirrors i their (mirror section) for cars/trucks/rvs
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I know what a freaking convex mirror is...

I think the convex mirror would work best as bar-ends. If the bike is slightly leaned over and the bars turned, there isn't much i can see in my mirrors because of the direction they're pointing and i don't see a convex helping much there. My mirrors are those gay ass round ones, and i have one inch risers that may exaggerate my lean angle. I'm switching to lower bars, and i think i'll throw some convex bar ends on there. See if that helps.

I still think that thing is a pretty nifty modification of the convex.
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