annihilator1100 at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 8 14:19:28 PDT 2009
Get a tiny back up camera, mount in the rear, and an lcd display on the top of triple tree. Then ditch the mirrors altogether.
If that is cost prohibitive, please let us know what you come up with.
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> From: art.robinson at rogers.com
> To: drewblanchard at gmavt.net; gpzlist at micapeak.com
> Subject: RE: mirrors
> Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 09:09:27 -0400
> I've heard of riders putting lead weights inside the bar ends, but that
> might be difficult feeding them through the 6mm screw holes in the end!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com [mailto:gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com]
> On Behalf Of Drew Blanchard
> Sent: 08 July 2009 08:59
> To: gpzlist at micapeak.com
> Subject: mirrors
> While I'm thinking about it, does anyone have a decent solution for
> mirror vibration? More than once I've wondered what that is slowly
> gaining on me; can't tell if it's got a light bar on top, or just a roof
> rack until it's too close to matter. My mom would tell me to slow down
> and then I don't have to worry, but the vibrations through the mirrors
> are annoying from about 60 - 80 mph. I recall cutting some rubber
> mounting plates from a thin mouse pad for use on my last bike. That
> changed the speed at which the vibrations occurred, but didn't get rid
> of them. Any ideas? ]
> I know there's an excellent product out there called sorbothane
> <http://www.sorbothane.com/> , used to dampen vibrations in turntables
> and other audio gear, but I've never worked with it. The mirrors on the
> Super III remain crystal clear at all speeds, but they're also a lot
> smaller and tend to just give me a good view of my elbows. This mirror
> issue may cause my insurance to go up...
> Drew in VT
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