Selling my 1996 GPZ 1100.

Patrick iamthedoc at
Tue May 4 18:11:53 PDT 2010

Hello all, I have decided to sell the GPZ. My damn back is begging me for a more upright riding position. I love this bike although I think it's time to part with it in order to purchase a cruiser of some sort.. I thought I would mention it to the group before I list it. Please feel free to ask any questions or if you want pics, e-mail me and I will send some. It's black, 17k miles, Im the second owner. I have the original hard bags with GPZ logo, tank bra, tank bag, rear seat bag etc... I also have a gunfighter corbin seat that is like new and the original stock seat.. I had new dunlop roadsmarts installed 2 weeks ago. Fresh oil/ filter and plugs.  Thanks


"In vino veritas" 

--- On Mon, 4/26/10, art.robinson <art.robinson at> wrote:

From: art.robinson <art.robinson at>
Subject: Mirrors
To: "Patrick" <iamthedoc at>
Date: Monday, April 26, 2010, 11:05 AM






Hello Patrick: 


I hope you snapped up the mirror extenders. They make
quite a bit of difference, but they don’t solve the entire problem for me
and I suspect they won’t for you either. 


I’m attaching a couple of images of my solution to
the problem. It works very well and I have full view of the rear and
immediately behind. I call it my “Cop Spotter”. I use this mirror far
more than the other two combined. Please excuse my old worn grips. 


As you can see the mirror is for a bicycle and I
manufactured a small bracket to attach it between the grip and the bar end. The
mirror originally came with a round clamp which had a Velcro strip to obtain
the grip necessary. It worked for some years but it wasn’t too reliable and
fell off a couple of times, so I went for the bracket.  


I think have a crude sketch of it somewhere if you
decide to go this route and if you think it would help. 


Best of luck with the problem, 


Art on TO, Ontario, Canada 




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