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Offline Tonto

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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2013, 11:30:44 am »
I think the mirrors on the TT work very good.  :152:

I agree that they appear to work in a strange way, and different to the mirrors on my Harley,  but I certainly do get a very good view of what's behind and to each side.
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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #17 on: November 15, 2013, 12:50:54 pm »
*Originally Posted by saaz [+]
Interesting observations, as I consider one of the best features is the mirrors, as they are like the ones on my ST1100.  It will make the transition to the Trophy that much easier.


ditto, feel exactly the same, when I first rode the Trophy I immediatly felt at ease with the mirrors, very much comparable to what I've been used to during 12 years of ST 1100 riding!
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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2013, 05:56:16 pm »
Ditto that Verdun

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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2013, 07:12:23 pm »
 :401: Dave

Well - you're going through what most of us did. Saw it - test-rode it - bought it (or at least started to save for one)! Then you will have to work on your face-muscles in order to avoid having this same idiot-smile everytime you get off that bike  :745:
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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #20 on: November 15, 2013, 10:51:32 pm »
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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #21 on: November 16, 2013, 01:55:30 am »
*Originally Posted by Tonto [+]
I think the mirrors on the TT work very good.  :152:

I agree that they appear to work in a strange way, and different to the mirrors on my Harley,  but I certainly do get a very good view of what's behind and to each side.
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I wonder if our height and other factors could have something to do with it. I spend a lot of time trying to adjust the TTSE mirrors the first day. I got them best as I could and that was poor, IMO, compared to what I am used to.

However, it's not much of an issue with my handlebar mirrors. They work out perfect for me.

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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #22 on: November 16, 2013, 01:48:31 pm »
   I thought that i wouldn't like the mirrors but in practice for me they work really well and once set up they are not prone to getting knocked or blown out of adjustment. :028:

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Re: Test Ride
« Reply #23 on: November 16, 2013, 01:57:11 pm »
I think someone, in this or another thread, pointed out rider height as a key factor.  For riders like me who are relatively short (5 foot 9 inches) the mirrors work very well.  After 10000 miles I've grown to quite like them. But initially I would have agreed with taller riders who found them hard to adjust for comfortable and effective viewing
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