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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #380 on: October 01, 2015, 12:56:10 AM »
I think it's really good. Went 70 mph with visor up and was able to look side to side without any wind pressure, two things that weren't possible before. I'm glad I purchased it.

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #381 on: October 01, 2015, 07:21:17 AM »
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Looking forward to getting mine now.

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #382 on: October 06, 2015, 03:23:04 AM »
Got the 118 windscreen on my ebay watch list now, thanks guys.

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #383 on: October 09, 2015, 03:49:27 AM »
Installed the 118 windshield today. Not bad looking. Much quieter. Hits the mirror stalks in the lower position at full lock. Lots of turbulence at 50 mph on up at the top of my helmet. I'm 5'9" 29" inseam. Shakes the top of the helmet in the lower position.
Completely different in the higher position. Mirror stalks easily clear the windshield. No harsh turbulence. Not great but a lot better than stock. Rode at 50 mph with visor up no sunglasses. Did not dry my contacts or bother my eyes with no sunglasses. Needs some fine tuning with spacers maybe. Have not been on the freeway yet,  so we shall see if it works for me at 70-75 mph. Overall a good buy, considering the price a great buy. $90.00 shipped.
Will update after a proper ride on the freeway.  :821:
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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #384 on: October 10, 2015, 02:25:25 AM »
Well the new windshield did not solve the freeway issue. 60 mph on up lots of turbulence. Different then the original windshield but not much better. Frustrated I took the windshield off and went for a hard ride with no windshield. Felt awesome no shake no crazy noise felt like a great little bike again. Had it up to 85 mph and was great. Nothing scary like the uneasy feel with the windshield. Hit a few more bugs tho.
Glad it works for most, does not work for my size. Anyone want to buy a two day old windshield ?

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #385 on: October 10, 2015, 11:09:21 AM »
When on the freeway are you in traffic, riding behind cars and such? I've found that riding in dirty air is never good and I don't think any screen is going to help much there. I was on the highway yesterday going 110-110 km/hr and found a bit of turbulence when around traffic but then when I got on to some coastal roads going around the same speed it was much nicer. With ear plugs in was like floating on a cloud. This is with the stock screen on the high setting. I think I'll lower mine though since if I move my head up a tiny bit while riding it gets even quieter.
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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #386 on: October 11, 2015, 01:12:30 AM »
I got one of the 118 shields and it sucks just like any
screen on this bike. For Sale, used 25 miles, like new,
$70. shipped USA.

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #387 on: October 11, 2015, 01:25:26 AM »
*Originally Posted by grnd0 [+]
I got one of the 118 shields and it sucks just like any
screen on this bike. For Sale, used 25 miles, like new,
$70. shipped USA.
... that's about how I feel , bike maybe up for sale if this nasty turbulence issue is not resolved. Love it one day and hate it the next

:232:.Here's a picture of the best windshield on this bike so far.....



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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #388 on: October 11, 2015, 02:02:00 AM »
I use a Madstad screen and have no turbulence even at high speed. Large vehicle turbulence is present, but minimal. It is usually only significant in strong crosswinds. I think the difference is the space at the bottom of the screen that allows wind flow from below that eliminates the vacuum that causes turbulence. It also uses wind deflectors on top of the fairings. Madstad is expensive, but I believe that they will give you a refund if you are not happy. Windshields in general are dependent upon your tolerance, so it may just be that you have a very low threshold meaning that no screen will work for you. Taking off the screen and cutting off the brackets is one option, but you may find it hard to sell if you decide to get rid of the X.

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Re: Windshield Options
« Reply #389 on: October 11, 2015, 02:44:52 AM »
Madstads too big for my taste.

 


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