Bounce Be Gone

Sidewinder Jerry

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Now I know you were probably hoping this thread about the Bounce B Gone sports bras.

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What it's actually about is mirror bounce. Though I could tell something was behind me, what it was or how far back couldn't be determined. The bar on the handle bar extension is made of thin aluminum. My mirror arms are long and curved at the bottom. Coupled with the fact they were secured to a very thin aluminum tube; bounce was inevitable.


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Sidewinder Jerry

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My solution was to put in a steel tube and add supports to the mirror arms. The steel tube was much thicker but has a slightly smaller diameter than the aluminum tube. Meaning it wouldn't snug up in the extension clamps. To my good fortune the steel tube fit perfectly inside of the aluminum tube. I used some metal epoxy to bond the aluminum tube to the steel tube. The skull bolt also goes through both tubes.

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The next phase was to add support braces. I used steel L brackets to do this. I had to bend the L bracket to get it around the curve on the mirror arms. Then straighten them back out.

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Sidewinder Jerry

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Then it was time to crank up the welder. The steel mirror arms, steel L brackets and steel tube got their appropriate welds. After some drill brushing it was time to paint. Once the paint was dry I put it all back together. Took the bike out and Bounce Be Gone.

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