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post #1 of 11 Old 03-21-2012, 08:58 AM Thread Starter
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Need recommendations for Fairing/windshield

I've got an 07 919 that I am riding about 15 miles a day to work, in traffic and out of traffic. I currently have a National cycle Street Shield, which manages to direct all flow straight into my face.
Can anyone suggest a windshield that might redirect the flow a bit higher without looking like a giant piece of plexi mounted on an otherwise great looking bike?
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post #2 of 11 Old 03-21-2012, 09:30 AM
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Very interested in this thread too. My 919 came with the street shield, and it definitely isn't much better than nothing at all. Try moving it up and down and changing the angle. I had it all the way down, resting on the headlight, and slightly angled back- helped a bit.

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I have a Givi, and it sounds about the same. I've been meaning to take it off for some time now.

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post #4 of 11 Old 03-21-2012, 10:25 AM
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Just remove it all together. My bike came with an OEM windscreen and I tried to convince myself that it was better than nothing. Got bored one day, took the windscreen off and have yet to put it back on. If you have clean air in front of you naked is the way to go.



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Just remove it all together. My bike came with an OEM windscreen and I tried to convince myself that it was better than nothing. Got bored one day, took the windscreen off and have yet to put it back on. If you have clean air in front of you naked is the way to go.
Cracker...Are you interested in selling the OEM? I had to ask...

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I have one of these.....................

National Cycle


Big...................check
Functional............check
UGLY.....................that would be a big 10-4.

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I have plans of getting a blade runner from memphis shades. Someone else here had it on a 919 and it didn't look too bad. I will try to find the thread.

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Not sure how to paste a link from the WT ap but if you search
**SOLD** Memphis Shades - Blade Runner Touring Screen
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Fabbri screens from PJ parts!

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post #10 of 11 Old 03-25-2012, 07:03 AM
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I've got an 07 919 that I am riding about 15 miles a day to work, in traffic and out of traffic. I currently have a National cycle Street Shield, which manages to direct all flow straight into my face.
Can anyone suggest a windshield that might redirect the flow a bit higher without looking like a giant piece of plexi mounted on an otherwise great looking bike?
jeff
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Very interested in this thread too. My 919 came with the street shield, and it definitely isn't much better than nothing at all. Try moving it up and down and changing the angle. I had it all the way down, resting on the headlight, and slightly angled back- helped a bit.
Try running it with out it on at all. I had the oem windscreen on and found at speed all it did was buffet my head around and put pressure on my upper torso. I took it off and it stayed off, infact I sold it. SOOOOO much better to ride with out it at all. Only time I feel pressure is when you hit 90mph but then it is squar in the chest.

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post #11 of 11 Old 03-25-2012, 10:21 AM
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I have a Givi A240 screen that has done well. Never experienced head buffeting with it, anyway. Been thinking about selling it, though, so if any of you guys would like to give it a try, shoot me a PM. The screen is $90 and the 919 fitting kit is $43 at twisted throttle, plus shipping. About $150 altogether, I'm guessing. It's the light smoke screen, but I painted it black on the inside lower part to give it more of a mini-fairing look. I'd part with it for $80 shipped.

Givi Windscreen (Universal A240 - Light Smoke) - Givi 240A : TwistedThrottle.com
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