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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 06-13-2019, 07:10 PM Thread Starter
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New Street Triple 765 Owner, Its Good To Be Back

Well I have finally had the opportunity to get a bike, I picked up a Street Triple R. Not sure if any members remember me but I was active on here before I totaled out my 09 Street Triple R. So I am glad to be back on two wheels again I missed that triple purr.
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 06-14-2019, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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Well picked up the bike today. I sure did forget a few things. BREAK IN SUCKS. The mirrors are so bad I don't think they are even usable I will try and adjust them but not sure that will work. I did wind up getting rained on so yes always fun on a motorcycle. Takes awhile to shake off the riding cobwebs, like the first ride in spring a few years have gone by. I can't believe how much fun I had I am grinning from ear to ear. Loving my new ride.
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Well picked up the bike today. I sure did forget a few things. BREAK IN SUCKS. The mirrors are so bad I don't think they are even usable I will try and adjust them but not sure that will work. I did wind up getting rained on so yes always fun on a motorcycle. Takes awhile to shake off the riding cobwebs, like the first ride in spring a few years have gone by. I can't believe how much fun I had I am grinning from ear to ear. Loving my new ride.
The stock R mirrors are terrible and are usually the first thing to go. Luckily, the bike accommodates any 7/8" bar end mirror with ease.

I was running the CRG Arrows but didn't like the shade of color, so switched to the $23 MZS knockoff and they appear to be serviceable, and you can't beat the price. Several other members here run them.

You will obviously end up with the empty mirror mounts, but they can be swapped out with one without the mount. The clutch side is easy to find, but I've had a hard time finding a brake side one.

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You will obviously end up with the empty mirror mounts, but they can be swapped out with one without the mount. The clutch side is easy to find, but I've had a hard time finding a brake side one.
I believe it's a M8 thread size, just go get a bolt from any hardware store, stick it in the hole and paint it black. Done and done. Looks like it's supposed to be that way.
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 06-16-2019, 12:10 PM
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If I remember correctly it is m10 1.25mm

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Thanks for the mirror info. I am looking at options right now.
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Yep on the bolt fix for the empty mounts. I found red anodized bolts, and the mounts look completely customized at this point. I get *loads of compliments on the way they look - and it was a hack to just "fill in the holes".

Concur with the cheap knock-offs. I got CRG Arrow 'copies' on ebay - and they've been rock solid (and useful). I use the R&G bar end sliders to finish off the look and cap the bar ends after mounting the mirrors on the clamp extension. Note that the R model already has the narrowed bar extension to use clamp-on type mirrors.
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haha, I ordered red from pro-bolt usa as well.

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haha, I ordered red from pro-bolt usa as well.
You can also get m10 blanking caps for cheap: https://www.ebay.com/i/282637727938?chn=ps.

It can be used to add a Ram Mount, so there is some usability in keeping it.

However, even with a blank there I found it to be an eyesore, and wanted to swap to a clean clamp.

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It can be used to add a Ram Mount, so there is some usability in keeping it.
Which I also did (on the left). I can interchange the small red bolt when not needing the mount - or just screw in the RAM mount easy peasy. I spent some time sanding and painting the RAM mount's "post" red as well - so everything is color coordinated and looks integrated with the bike as a whole.
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