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    Biking 4 Life vja4Him's Avatar
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    Extra Large Mirrors ...

    Does anyone have extra large mirrors on their bicycle? I've tried a variety of the usual bicycle mirrors, and cannot see the cars until it's too late. So, I need extra large mirrors ...

    Where would I find the extra large mirrors?

    I don't think mirrors that attach to a helmet or glasses would work for me, because I have a serious problem with my eyes watering, sometimes nearly nonstop. If I have extra large mirrors, I should be able to still see the traffic behind me.

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    How large is extra large?

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    Try motorcycle mirrors, should be able to put them on your handlebar with a little shimming.

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    Do what I did. Install a pair of scooter mirrors with a "P" clip on your bike. I got mine from e-bay
    for $14 the pair!!
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    I added a new mirror yesterday!

    It has a 9 inch arm.

    The name brand is "SUNLITE".

    I just Googled it:

    http://www.sunlitecycling.com/site/index.htm

    It must be new. When I click "mirrors", it says "coming soon".
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/11629987@N02/sets/72157639939606343/

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    I like this one for large field of view and to see drafting riders directly behind me. This is good even if you have other mirrors.

    http://bikeeye.com/new/product.shtml
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    Mirror Size - 4x6 Inches ....

    Quote Originally Posted by mackerel View Post
    How large is extra large?
    I need long arms for the mirrors, probably at least 9 inches, and a mirror size of about 4x6 inches.

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    I find that the tiny mirrors that stick to the inside of your glasses give a much larger image than any bar mount one I've ever used. The closeness to the eye more than compensates for the small size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vja4Him View Post
    I need long arms for the mirrors, probably at least 9 inches, and a mirror size of about 4x6 inches.
    Then Nightshade's suggestion of scooter mirrors are probably your best bet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vja4Him View Post
    I need long arms for the mirrors, probably at least 9 inches, and a mirror size of about 4x6 inches.
    Then yer gonna love scooter mirrors.!
    My preferred bicycle brand is.......WORKSMAN CYCLES
    I dislike clipless pedals on any city bike since I feel they are unsafe.

    Originally Posted by krazygluon
    Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
    Aluminum: barely a hundred, which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?

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