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So long story short, I was at a bar last night and when I walked up to my bike to leave, the left mirror was broken :crying: I can only imagine someone bumped into it.
I was looking into getting aftermarket mirrors, whether that be bar-end style or oem-style, but I was wondering on which aftermarket mirrors are recommended based on your personal experiences. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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So long story short, I was at a bar last night and when I walked up to my bike to leave, the left mirror was broken :crying: I can only imagine someone bumped into it.
I was looking into getting aftermarket mirrors, whether that be bar-end style or oem-style, but I was wondering on which aftermarket mirrors are recommended based on your personal experiences. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Bummer regarding your mirror, Jim... where is Dallas are you located? Do you only take your bike to bars or do you ride north or south of the city on spirited rides?

Moto-science make great upgraded mirrors if you want to go the original mount way.
http://moto-science.com/products/ducati-1299-mirrors-1?pagesize=12

Otherwise, Rizoma and CRG are top choices for bar end mirrors with NRC block offs rounding out the package.
 

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Bummer regarding your mirror, Jim... where is Dallas are you located? Do you only take your bike to bars or do you ride north or south of the city on spirited rides?

Moto-science make great upgraded mirrors if you want to go the original mount way.
Ducati 1299 mirrors

Otherwise, Rizoma and CRG are top choices for bar end mirrors with NRC block offs rounding out the package.
I live in the Irving area of DFW. I don't usually take my bike to bars, I usually like to go on long rides around the area on the weekends. I haven't really found a good enjoyable route around Dallas.


I was going to go the bar-end route with the mirrors but I have read some bad reviews on the NRC block offs. I figured I will go with the original mount mirrors for now until I find a good block off kit manufacturer.
 

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I live in the Irving area of DFW. I don't usually take my bike to bars, I usually like to go on long rides around the area on the weekends. I haven't really found a good enjoyable route around Dallas.


I was going to go the bar-end route with the mirrors but I have read some bad reviews on the NRC block offs. I figured I will go with the original mount mirrors for now until I find a good block off kit manufacturer.
I am in Las Colinas close to 635 on Riverside. We often head up to McKinney and ride just north of 380 on 455 or pass through Anna to Ida road leading to Sherman.

The NRC have received mixed reviews, but they seem to be fairly clean. Otherwise, you can go with bar end indicators and mount some mirrors to those instead.

The OEM mirrors are not cheap, especially if you buy them retail locally.

Are you on Facebook? There is a great Ducati group you can be included on.
 

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I live in the Irving area of DFW. I don't usually take my bike to bars, I usually like to go on long rides around the area on the weekends. I haven't really found a good enjoyable route around Dallas.


I was going to go the bar-end route with the mirrors but I have read some bad reviews on the NRC block offs. I figured I will go with the original mount mirrors for now until I find a good block off kit manufacturer.
I am in Las Colinas close to 635 on Riverside. We often head up to McKinney and ride just north of 380 on 455 or pass through Anna to Ida road leading to Sherman.

The NRC have received mixed reviews, but they seem to be fairly clean. Otherwise, you can go with bar end indicators and mount some mirrors to those instead.

The OEM mirrors are not cheap, especially if you buy them retail locally.

Are you on Facebook? There is a great Ducati group you can be included on.
Oh wow I live really close to you then. I am in Las Colinas as well, off Riverside and northwest highway. I would be interested in joining you for a cruise one day.

And I have Facebook, I'll PM you my info.
 

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You can look into Rizoma mirrors that mount in the standard location too. I'm not sure if they make 959 adapters yet, but there's a guy on the 899 forum that has them. Idk how to post a link on my phone but it's on the last page of the white bike picture thread. They look really good.

I live in fort worth, I usually ride alone but I'm always down for a 455/ida ride.
 

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looks like bikemaster is making 959/1299 mirrors that are way cheaper and look the same as oem
 

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Update: I ended up going with an aftermarket mirror set I found on eBay for 129.99 plus shipping(about $13) basically due to the price. They are made by tunerx-factory and I believe the box said it was shipped from Taiwan. It took about a week and a half to get to me.

So I had my doubts initially, but after installing them, they don't look too shabby. They have a DRL function that is not on the factory mirrors, so I did some electrical work to get the lights to function. It took me roughly 4 hrs to do the install (I love this bike so I was taking my time to be extra careful to not break anything).

The only thing I don't like about the mirrors is they shake a bit on the lower rpm's and the new bolts are larger in circumference so I had to drill out the mounting bracket with a 1/4 drill bit. Other than that, it's a pretty good bang for the buck replacement mirror since the lights look cool and they can fold in.
 

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Good job on the install! I think they look terrible! It's not something I would've installed on my Ducati. The mirror housing looks OK but the joint that meets the cowl is attrocious. Just my opinion. Love that color though!!! Great choice!
 

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Good job on the install! I think they look terrible! It's not something I would've installed on my Ducati. The mirror housing looks OK but the joint that meets the cowl is attrocious. Just my opinion. Love that color though!!! Great choice!
I agree with you there. That joint does look ugly lol.
 

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Mr. Jim was wondering if your new mirrors were any wider than the stock ones? My shoulders seemed all that I saw in my stock mirrors . So when I broke my right mirror off , I went with what Mr. Sinjin recommended and am very pleased , mirrors are very clear and stable , I can tell the difference between the sheriffs and other cars. I believe the bikes appearance is improved also. The one issue I have is you must change your site line (marginally to either bar end ) . And if they are a bit wider approx . how much?
Have a great ride today
 

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Mr. Jim was wondering if your new mirrors were any wider than the stock ones? My shoulders seemed all that I saw in my stock mirrors . So when I broke my right mirror off , I went with what Mr. Sinjin recommended and am very pleased , mirrors are very clear and stable , I can tell the difference between the sheriffs and other cars. I believe the bikes appearance is improved also. The one issue I have is you must change your site line (marginally to either bar end ) . And if they are a bit wider approx . how much?
Have a great ride today
Are you talking about the reflective part of the mirror itself or how far the mirrors stick out from the bike?
 

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I guess my question is if I were to install your new mirrors , would I just still see my shoulders (like in the stock mirrors )or is the rear viewing area any wider than the stock mirrors.
Grazie for the reply Mr. Jim
 

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I guess my question is if I were to install your new mirrors , would I just still see my shoulders (like in the stock mirrors )or is the rear viewing area any wider than the stock mirrors.
Grazie for the reply Mr. Jim
It's a little bit wider than the stock mirrors but I can still see my shoulders just a little bit. The mirror shaft can adjust so I'm sure it can go out farther than your shoulders if you want it to.
 

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Thanks for the knowledge Mr. Jim . I`ll put that in the memory bank.
Have a swell weekend on your Panigale.
 
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