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Best Mirror for Narrow Handlebars on Liv Sedona

Old 06-24-21, 12:17 PM
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Best Mirror for Narrow Handlebars on Liv Sedona

The handlebars on the Liv Sedona are really neat, very adjustable. However, they are narrow.
Any suggestions on what type of mirror I can get to watch back traffic.

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Old 06-24-21, 12:27 PM
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None.

At least not if seeing people coming up behind you change anything about how you are planning for the road ahead of you.

When I'm coming up on another cyclist, I've already planned out where and when I want to pass and how to deal with the other details of the ride ahead. IE. other traffic and blind curves, etc.

When ever I see someone with mirrors that I am overtaking, a certain number seem to do odd things and give up the right of way they have just by being the person in front. This really messes up all the planning I've done and many times leaves me in a less safe situation because the rider in front slows down and motions for me to pass in a blind curve or even when other traffic is coming.

So if you get a mirror. Great, it's good for you to be aware of what is behind you. Just don't act any differently in the way you ride. You are in front. The persons overtaking you have to plan how to deal with you. Until they complete passing, then you have the right of way.... IMO.

So don't make my decisions harder even if it's just that you are trying to be nice.

edit.... My apology for using your simple question to make a statement. But I've had a lot of issues with people having mirrors do unexpected and dangerous stuff when they see me come up behind them.

There are good mirrors out there. I hope I haven't caused this thread to de-rail from the start. Hopefully you will still get some good recommendations for mirrors.

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Old 06-24-21, 09:25 PM
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If they're flat bars, a bar-end mirror should work; either this style or this style. Helmet mounted mirrors are also popular, such as this one. You can check with your local bike shop to try some out. HTH.
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Old 06-24-21, 11:41 PM
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I prefer convex mirrors to flat mirrors.

I have motorcycle mirrors on my bicycle. They stick out wider than the handlebars. If you do something similar, you need to be creative, and come up with your own ideas on how to fix them. They are bigger than many bicycle mirrors.
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Old 06-25-21, 05:03 AM
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How about the CatEye BM-45?
https://www.amazon.com/CAT-EYE-BM-45.../dp/B0106YAFLS
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Take-A-Look glasses/helmet mount mirror.
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Old 06-25-21, 09:43 AM
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Hafny has a variety of different configurations, both bar-end-mounted and clamp-to-the-handlebar styles.

You might look at those to see if they have something that fits the bill.
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