The big cities are growing, the streets are getting more crowded and traffic is over bombing. Bicycling in cities can nowadays be dangerous. Or maybe you are going to big bicycle ride and need essential safety? To prevent yourself from getting hurt you need to keep a good track of the traffic and of other bicyclists. All this can be solved today if you invest in a bicycle mirror! First of all, you need to know that all of the mirrors doesn’t fit every type of bike. It depends on component models and dimensions. But don’t you worry; by reading this article you will find one that fits you.
If you got a Shimano which has Sara, Tiagra, 105, Ultegra and Dura-Ace components you are able to get a bicycle mirror called Mirrycle Road STI Bicycle Mirror. If you don’t got the component models above, there are more alternatives below. This product is an easy-mounted, lightweight mirror which will fit your bar end perfectly to avoid bumping, road vibration or fuzzy view. Fits both left-side and right-side shift/brake lever.
As in differ for a couple other mirrors, the Mirrycle Road STI Bicycle Mirror doesn’t get in the way of your STI levers which means you can both shift and stop safely at all times. Weights 3.7 ounces and comes delivered with shims to fit perfectly on all your components as well as all tools and an instruction sheet for easy installation.
If you don’t have a Shimano with components of the models above, but still want to buy a mirror, there are another great alternative. That is if your bike, like absolute most other bikes, got a handlebar of 13,75 to 22,5 inside diameters. In that case you should choose Mirrycle MTB Bicycle Mirror. Don’t judge by the product name MTB, this also fits fine on road bikes. This is a big mirror that you mount to your bar end so you will get a wide view to any viewing angle. Downside of this wide mirror is that it is a higher weight of 4.8 ounces and that it’s not very aero dynamic. Upon purchase installation wrench are included.
Nothing fits but you still want a bicycle mirror?
Maybe you neither know your model or your dimensions but still want a bicycle mirror. Well there are still a solution that actually will fit every bicyclist. That is by attaching the mirror to your sunglasses or helmet visor. For that I would recommend Bike Peddler Eyeglass Mirror. This includes three pivot points for maximum adjustment which makes that you will be able to see in 90-degree angle. This is very mount and de-mount friendly and has a low weight of 3.5 ounces.
As you buy a bicycle mirror you can choose between two sizes. Normal which extends 85 millimeter from the attached spot and a mirror size of 28×37 millimeters or Compact which extends 50 millimeters and has a mirror size of 20×37 millimeters.