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    Need some new mirrors

    I need some new mirrors for the Hawk what would you recommend. Yes I know "proper" motorcyclists don't need mirrors but I have never been a proper anything. The current mirrors are some plastic & Chinesium crap that only show a blurry image of my elbows and after a few fast miles they droop so I can only see the tarmac.

    I fancy something in chrome and round mirrors or oblong is fine. Hopefully they won't vibrate like a ladies battery operated friend.

    #2
    Highly recommend CRG for their bar end mirrors, but Rizoma makes some nice stuff too.
    Flock of Hawks | '13 Tacoma | '69 Falcon (currently getting reassembled!)
    I've spent most of my money on women, beer, cars and motorcycles. The rest of it I just wasted.

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      #3
      Napoleon makes good solid mirrors for the money. If you can't find the normal mount mirrors, the bar end versions can be converted.

      https://www.speedaddicts.com/motorcy...-black-apt-104
      Fits left or right side Bar-end styling with standard mounting Easily adjust the lock angle and mirror position Safety feature absorbs shock 10mm thread
      Eric Y.
      NT663/VFR800/CBR600F4i
      Yuzon Designworks

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        #4
        Originally Posted by 69Falcon View Post
        Highly recommend CRG for their bar end mirrors, but Rizoma makes some nice stuff too.
        Ouch the Rizoma mirrors are expensive

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          #5
          I have used Napoleon GPX mirrors for as long as I can remember. I have tried other types, but always wind up going back to the GPXs. They're fairly inexpensive, look decent on the Hawk, and for me are way better than the stockers.
          ASMA #139

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            #6
            the aftermarket EMGO company will have what you want at low $$.
            "It's only getting worse."


            MY rides: '97 VFR750, '90 Red Hawk, '88 Blue/Black Hawk, '86 RWB VFR700 (3), '86 Yamaha Radian, '90 VTR250, '89 VTR250 (2), '73 CB125, '66 Yamaha YL-1

            Sold: '86 FJ1200, '92 ZX-7, '90 Radian, '73 CB750, '89 all-white Hawk, '88 blue Hawk, '86 FZ600, '86 Yam Fazer 700 , '89 VTR250, '87 VFR700F2, '86 VFR700F.

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              #7
              My mate has found some 1980s Honda mirrors in his stash. A few rust speckles on them but should clean up okay. I will give them a try they feel nice and solid and no chromed plastic.

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                #8
                If your not into bar end mirrors I have mounted some ebay Tuono knockoffs of different chinese suppliers on my Hawks and some other bikes and they look really good. They function well as far as vibration goes.

                Last edited by rpcraft; 01-21-2022, 02:49 PM.
                88 Blue Hawk GT - Under construction but rideable (guest approved)
                89 BlackHawk 2.0 - On the lift and being assembled
                90 Hawk GT (color as to yet be determined) - Still on the shelf in crates

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                  #9
                  Originally Posted by Fastmongrel View Post
                  I need some new mirrors for the Hawk what would you recommend. Yes I know "proper" motorcyclists don't need mirrors but I have never been a proper anything.
                  Proper motorcyclists who want to stay alive, want to know what is happening behind them. I second the nomination of Napoleon mirrors for the Hawk. I removed the stock Hawk bar internal weights and used the Napoleon expanding plug to install, which is a good time to install new grips. The mirrors are heavy enough that there is very little vibration. Available in black or chrome. They also fold up nicely when putting the bike away in the garage.

                  Good mirrors are essential on group rides, so you can see that the folks behind you are keeping in contact.

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                    #10
                    I fitted the spare 1980s Honda mirrors and they're great I can see a lot more behind me. Just one small problem I can't get the bike out of the shed
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                    who would have thought getting mirrors would be so flippin awkward.

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                      #11
                      I’ve used CRG and CRG knockoffs and they are pretty nice.

                      Recently bought some “Doubletake” adventure style mirrors for my Tiger. Maybe not the best looking mirror but is the best functional mirror I’ve tried so far.
                      Might buy the scrambler or enduro model for my Hawk.

                      https://www.doubletakemirror.com/build/components

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