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post #1 of 24 Old 05-08-2009, 10:32 AM Thread Starter
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Best windscreen for 07 919

Has anyone fitted a windscreen that makes 80mph freeway commutes less tiring? The Hondaline flyscreen is discontinued and I'm looking for something that installs cleany and looks oem.
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post #2 of 24 Old 05-08-2009, 11:55 AM
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I got a National Cycle F-16 Tall Or Touring.....vibrates at high speed with cross wind sometimes, but really breaks the wind and keeps me from strangling the grips. Looks nice too....without messing with the looks or intent of the Hornet.

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I got a National Cycle F-16 Tall Or Touring.....vibrates at high speed with cross wind sometimes, but really breaks the wind and keeps me from strangling the grips. Looks nice too....without messing with the looks or intent of the Hornet.

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F16 tall will work well or a Givi screen. I like the looks of my F18, but its all aesthetics and little function.

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A lot depends on the riders height, I'm 6'2" and didn't really care for my F-16 tall. Did help although I'm much happier with the OEM. Don't really feel it increases the noise/turbulance and at anything higher the 65-70 it really helps by getting the majority of the wind off your chest.

85-90 without the screen was really tiring. OEM's are hard to find but another member here (Ripper) had created a duplicate carbon fiber screen that's priced about the same as the OEM.

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post #6 of 24 Old 05-08-2009, 06:33 PM
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I got the F-18, it flows wiht the bike really well but the mounting is kinda sketchy, haven't noticed much vibration but you do have to tuck pretty low for it to take the wind off of your head.

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Just installed the genuine Honda supplied screen.
Installs easily and neatly. Is not obtrusive like some larger ones.To me the helmet buffeting at 70-80 mph is worse with the screen as it seems to direct the air to your head,whereas the stock gauges direct it to your torso. At this point I'm about ready to remove it.

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post #8 of 24 Old 07-28-2009, 05:11 PM
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If you want to completely eliminate the wind this fairing/wind screen from wild hair accessories is a good way to go. I put one on my bike and I love it. It goes too far for some of the naked bike purist but once you've had it theres no going back!


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I got the F-18, it flows wiht the bike really well but the mounting is kinda sketchy, haven't noticed much vibration but you do have to tuck pretty low for it to take the wind off of your head.
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I like the looks of my F18, but its all aesthetics and little function.
I got an F18 last year and agree with both these statements. Just got an F16 tall (touring) in the mail today but haven't ridden on the highway with it yet. Hoping to get out by the weekend.

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My National Cycle unit intereferes with the headlight position somewhat. Finally took it off and bought a GIVI 240

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I have been fairly satisfied with the F-16 sport but need more bug protection. After long search I have ordered and will be trying the Givi A700. Too big for some folks here but I like the semi retro look and am hopefully optimistic that it will be the answer to the bug splatter. I will most likely paint the bottom of the screen (from inside) to blend with the bike better(05 919). Will post my thoughts and photo's later if I can figure out how.

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post #13 of 24 Old 05-28-2010, 06:21 PM
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I have the National F15, not supposed to fit the 919 but I made it work. Works well, I would like to find something about 3" taller and the same width to really take all the blast off for commuting, the damn helmet visor keeps getting blown closed. Anyone gave any of the larger Givi screens that are taller than 17" above the headlight but not too wide like the National plexi's?

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This Givi A700 is supposed to be 18 inches tall (from top of headlight) and 20 inches wide. Get on the Givi web site and browse. I looked a long time and thought I did a thorough job but it took me this long to find this shield.

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Looks like the A620 is an inch taller than the A700, maybe I'll try that one.

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My bike had a Givi Screen on it when I bought it, then I bought Rippers Carbon Fiber screen, the wind hit me now right in the face, I get ALOT more bugs on my faceshield, but I like the looks. Now if I make a long trip somewhere, I will reinstall the givi screen, it puts the air just at the top of my helmet, and alot less bug getting on the faceshield.

I am 6'1" and the handlebars are stock height.

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My bike had a Givi Screen on it when I bought it, then I bought Rippers Carbon Fiber screen, the wind hit me now right in the face, I get ALOT more bugs on my faceshield, but I like the looks. Now if I make a long trip somewhere, I will reinstall the givi screen, it puts the air just at the top of my helmet, and alot less bug getting on the faceshield.

I am 6'1" and the handlebars are stock height.
Do you know which Givi screen you have?

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Let me go see if there are ANY markings or something to say what screen it is.

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any pics of the fairing mounted to your bike lewis? i've looked at that fairing a thousand times and considered getting it but wasn't quite sure.

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The GIVI I have just says F Series, and is 13 1/2 inches in the center, but the sides appear to be alittle longer, I am trying to find the picture of it installed on my bike.

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Been busy but got in a short ride with the Givi A700. The screen works good for me. I am 69 inches tall and wind blast now hits me at the top of my head. From what I experienced it seems to flow the bugs around me better. Good protection for bike down by headlight area. Downside, I wish it was a bit leaner at the bottom but I do like the look for what its worth. Do have some bar-wobble now at speed but not too bad. Shitty fork clamps (Cheap) and will customize those soon. Still undecided on wether to paint the bottom.

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Been busy but got in a short ride with the Givi A700. The screen works good for me. I am 69 inches tall and wind blast now hits me at the top of my head. From what I experienced it seems to flow the bugs around me better. Good protection for bike down by headlight area. Downside, I wish it was a bit leaner at the bottom but I do like the look for what its worth. Do have some bar-wobble now at speed but not too bad. Shitty fork clamps (Cheap) and will customize those soon. Still undecided on wether to paint the bottom.
Any chance you could take a fwe pics of the A700? Possibly from several angles? If possible, thanks in advance.

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I can and will take pictures but I cannot figure out how to post them. I'm not very computer savy. I could e-mail them to anyone who has an interest. PM if you want me to.

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I have the National F15, not supposed to fit the 919 but I made it work. Works well, I would like to find something about 3" taller and the same width to really take all the blast off for commuting, the damn helmet visor keeps getting blown closed. Anyone gave any of the larger Givi screens that are taller than 17" above the headlight but not too wide like the National plexi's?
Have you looked at the A755? Decent wind protection, okay looking, and mounts to the headlight bracket (clean install).

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