Thirteen Dollar bar end mirror mod
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I bought this Pyramid Bar
End Mirror for eight dollars
at a local bicycle shop. I threw out all of the hardware that came with
the mirror except the mirror and the bracket. I had to widen the hole in
the bracket with a drill so I could slide the bolt of the bar end weight
through the hole. It took all of fifteen minutes including the time to
pitch the original mirrors in the basement. I then spent another five dollars
at the local Kawasaki dealer on a pair of rubber caps to fill the holes
of the old mirror mounts. You could also use ten millimeter bolts from
a hardware store.
The Good: No shoulder in the mirror.
Cleaner looking front end.
Easier to put a bike cover on.
Cheap to replace if bike is droppped.
The Bad: Easily moved.
Objects are closer than they appear.