Though the original mirrors are well placed to provide wind protection, they are not in the optimal spot for a clear view of what's behind. The position of the rear view mirrors is inherently low, and you need to look down to get a view of what's behind. Installing a set of supplemental mirrors is easy and it allows rearward vision in the same plane as the road ahead.
These adapters are threaded to accept a M10 x 1.5 mirror stud. The 10mm size is fairly common and you can mount a variety of mirrors, including the BMW mirrors for the R1200 GS for example. The mirrors that we recommend for this application however are our Vario Flash mirrors. The Flash mirrors have a unique angular shape that compliments the lines of the RT. Additionally, they are angle adjustable, so that you can achieve the optimal position and avoid interference with the windshield.
Sold individually: each side needs one adapter and one mirror.
Important ordering information:
If you want to install mirrors on both sides, you will need the following:
NOTE: If your bike comes with a switch located on the lever perch, then you will need to order 3272366 so you can install the mirror and keep the BMW switch in its original location. See part #3272366 in Related Products