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post #1 of 47 Old 07-08-2010, 08:42 PM Thread Starter
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So, lots of people have discussed the various options for the screen for the 919. That's not what this is about. I've got a National Cycle F16 for mine, and it seems to direct all the windblast right to my head and top of my chest. My question, does the OEM Honda one divert over the head better? I'm 6'3", mostly torso, so quite tall on the bike. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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most of the windscreen options for the bike just move the wind blast from the mid chest upper stomach area, up to the shoulders / neck.... none of them really get the wind all the way over ya unless you get one of those huge plexi fairings.

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none of them really get the wind all the way over ya unless you get one of those huge plexi fairings.

Well that's not going to happen...

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most of the windscreen options for the bike just move the wind blast from the mid chest upper stomach area, up to the shoulders / neck.... none of them really get the wind all the way over ya unless you get one of those huge plexi fairings.
That's why I went with the Buell flyscreen...clean air around the head is nicer than buffeting any day. Oh, and now I have a Collector's item since Buell is belly up.

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So, lots of people have discussed the various options for the screen for the 919. That's not what this is about. I've got a National Cycle F16 for mine, and it seems to direct all the windblast right to my head and top of my chest. My question, does the OEM Honda one divert over the head better? I'm 6'3", mostly torso, so quite tall on the bike. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
I'm 5'10". I tried an f16. For me, it was not good. It directed a fierce roaring wind blast right at helmet level. When OE screens became briefly available, I got one. Works great for me! It takes most of the wind pressure off my chest while leaving the neck/helmet area in a fairly turbulence free zone. In purely naked form, sustained speeds of more than about 70 (true) are tiring. The honda screen raises the useful cruise to almost 80 (true). Helmet noise is somewhat louder than naked but it doesn't buffet, I wear ear plugs anyway so it's not a problem. I've been riding over 40 years, and the honda oem screen is by far the best screen on a naked bike I've ever used.

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I have a F16 sport shield that came with the bike, a Givi A240, and a Honda OEM screen. None of them really deflects the air above the helmet and I'm pretty short (5'7"). Out of the 3, I found the givi to direct the most air above the chest with the Honda in close second. All 3 increased wind noise significantly on the highway, but I usually wear earplugs if taking a long trip and buffeting wasn't a problem for me. I'm currently sticking with the honda because it provides good protection, looks the best, and fits the best with my 599 headlight conversion.

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Well, I might need to buy an OEM Honda one, if i can find one.

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Givi A700, a little taller and wider but doesn't make me feel like i'm behind a barrier. Great protection, reduced noise, keeps bugs off all the difficult cleaning spots and IMO it looks pretty good on my 9'r.

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I have one of those honkin' Plexifairing GT windshields on order and should have it this week. I bought it as a test for an upcoming road trip. It's not something I expect to leave on the bike for riding around town. If I don't like it then it'll promptly appear in the classifieds. The reviews I read are all pretty good.

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I have had one on my for years. Love the look and the function is good IMHO.

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I have had one on my for years. Love the look and the function is good IMHO.
Where did you get yours?

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I used the f-16 tall for a while, but I wasn't a big fan, I really only had it for riding in the winter so I could tuck down behind it. As soon as the weather warmed up... it was gone!

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I got it from National Cycle.

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I have one of those honkin' Plexifairing GT windshields on order and should have it this week. I bought it as a test for an upcoming road trip. It's not something I expect to leave on the bike for riding around town. If I don't like it then it'll promptly appear in the classifieds. The reviews I read are all pretty good.
I wish you luck with the Plexifairing GT. I bought one last year and actually could not stand the buffeting. I liked the idea of the GT since it is wide and covers my hands for cold weather protection. But the GT is so tall that the air blast created an unbelieveable roar. I couldn't really even use it as it was.
I had a GIVI previously and liked the height of it so i ended up cutting 5" off the top of the GT (a dremel worked great). With that it is a good height for me and is fine for the fall and spring. I use an OEM or nothing in the summer and put on the "customized" GT when it goes below 50 deg.

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I got the Plexifairing GT but unfortunately it arrived with a small crack in the lower center. I saw it as soon as I lifted it out of the box and had to send it back for an exchange. The box was semi-crushed so it may have been a shipping accident. I should have the replacement sometime next week.

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trust me mambomonster, it was no accident.... having worked in fed-ex previously i've seen some messed up things lol.

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Digging up an old thread...

With my new helmet, I have to wear a different kind of earplug. My old earplugs worked awesome on cutting out the low-frequency buffeting, but the 3 new plugs I've tried do not. The buffeting is wearing me out. I'm going to try windscreen-less for a while.

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Currently selling my OEM and Givi windscreen to get a plexi-faring. Good luck on your ear plug search.

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tryed a few wind screens and shields on 919 and plexifairing...the wind noise just wasnt worth it..when you doing 40 mph it sounded like your doing 100 mph

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I just grabbed this used Nat Cycle Street Shield cheap on ebay. I figured cooler temps are coming soon and I can always upgrade later.



My impression so far is pretty good - better than I expected. No buffeting, only a tint bit of turbulence under my chin and the wind blast is aimed at the top of my visor.

I trimmed several inches off the mounting rods. On the lower mounts I used longer bolts with spacers on the headlight support instead of the fork clamps.



I think I can live with it a while.

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Bump... Anybody still looking? This is the cheapest place to get the Buell screen and brackets>>

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Anybody like the F-18 shield? I really like the look of that one.
I have the f-18 on my 9er and I like it. up to 80 mph its great.

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I have the f-18 on my 9er and I like it. up to 80 mph its great.
hated the f-18... hated the f-16 just as much!

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I love my f-18. F-16 not so much.

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Since the OEM is NLA, has anyone checked this out:

Honda 919 `02-`07 Flyscreen Stock Windscreen, Honda, Honda91907FlyscreenStock - Gustafsson Plastics, BikeScreen.com

Note: This is the screen only, no brackets, no holes. Supposed to be OEM shape & size.

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hey, that's news to me. Thanks for pointing it out. Sure looks like the OEM shape. So many colors to choose from!

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Anybody here have a close-up shot of the brackets on their Honda one???

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Note: This is the screen only, no brackets, no holes. Supposed to be OEM shape & size.

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I wish you luck with the Plexifairing GT. I bought one last year and actually could not stand the buffeting. I liked the idea of the GT since it is wide and covers my hands for cold weather protection. But the GT is so tall that the air blast created an unbelieveable roar. I couldn't really even use it as it was.
I had a GIVI previously and liked the height of it so i ended up cutting 5" off the top of the GT (a dremel worked great). With that it is a good height for me and is fine for the fall and spring. I use an OEM or nothing in the summer and put on the "customized" GT when it goes below 50 deg.

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What blade did you use in the dremel to cut the Plexifaring?

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does this place still have them?? Sport Shield from Honda Genuine Accessories

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Nope, they've been out of stock for a while, IIRC. You can try to order it, but when I did that they called me back and said they didn't have it and couldn't get any more.

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Feel free to try - they might have found some in a back room or something. The worst that could happen is that you have to get your credit card company to reverse the charges.

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I'm honestly not a fan of any screen on the 9er or any naked bike for that matter, but this Givi A240 I got off ebay for less than $50 works pretty good for getting the cold wind off my chest and neck. I'm just under 5'11" btw. It doesn't look too bad either, IMO. O, and before anyone notices, I have relocted the sliders from the motor mounts to the frame since this pic was taken.

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Hey lemonhead thats the one I'm getting. I am going to first cut this one down to see how far I can go with it and still throw the flow at my head

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