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Some owner last week was right on about the mirrors are useless to see anything behind you except for checking out your elbows.

I've tried a few times to make the adjustments but nothing helps. Anyone here found any after market replacements online yet?

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I just move my head a little to the left and right to check both mirrors. The mirror spread on the R3 is 3" (!) narrower than a 2004 GSX-R750 with stock mirrors...
 

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Wonder if those blind spot stick ons will help. Just picked up my bike today and the same challenge. Can't see **** behind the bike. Get a bit anxious as I always like to know what's behind me
 

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I have small blind spot mirrors on mine. They help.. But I still do the elbow tuck. partially because they are small circle mirrors but they are way better than not having them. I have bigger blind spot mirrors on my car and love them that's why I got them for the bike. They help alot for when a car pulls next to you more than totally what is behind you. I like them.
 

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Some guys use handlebar end mirrors, would this work better? I feel like they would be positioned out/around your body more
 

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Took off the stock mirrors and mounted some Rizoma RADIAL mirrors in the mirror mount holes on the bars.

Will know tomorrow if they are any improvement. Certainly look better.

Now I just have to wait until someone makes mirror block off plates to clean up the fairing.
 

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Took off the stock mirrors and mounted some Rizoma RADIAL mirrors in the mirror mount holes on the bars.

Will know tomorrow if they are any improvement. Certainly look better.

Now I just have to wait until someone makes mirror block off plates to clean up the fairing.
Pictures please!!!!
 

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Did first long ride, 150 miles, on it with the Rizoma mirrors mounted on the bars.

Problem fixed! NO elbow tuck required. The outermost 3" of each mirror shows a good, clear view directly behind.

Mirrors got blurry at from right around 5,800 rpm up to 6,3000 rpm, then cleared up.
 

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It may be a size factor as well. Most average riders I deal are around 5'6". I'm rather on the short side. I am 5'1" and the stock mirrors on my R3 I am able to adjust it to where they are showing my shoulders and the whole view behind me haha. Riding stagger with my brother I can clearly see him on either side and even one lane over. My problem is not present.
 

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I like the mirrors, once you adjust them you can tuck in your elbow and besides I head check my blind spot.
The other thing is I can lane split without tucking the mirrors in.
 

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Thanks. Kinda expensive but it's on my list. Now where to find block off plates?
You can usually find Rizoma clone mirrors on eBay for $50 or so.

R&G makes mirror blanking plates but they're also pricey. $72.00 a pair shipped from UK.

KD Project Racing in Thailand makes them and sells them for $22.50 a pair but doesn't currently ship outside Thailand. I tried...

Also, I just ordered a set of mirror extenders to move the Rizomas outward another 1 1/2" to see how that works.
 
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