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Old 03-21-2011, 12:10 PM   #82
Ian B OP
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Joined: Oct 2004
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Originally Posted by Roadracer_Al View Post
It's my observation that when the screen is all the way up, the air just spills around the sides instead of going over the top of the screen. Air, like water & electricity, seeks the path of least resistance.

If a committed user wanted to play around with aerodynamics, it would make sense to add vertical "winglets" to the screen to create a channel which would direct a more-coherent stream of air over the rider's head. Just a thought...
I think that is quite right and we have experimented with such a system. It does improve the airflow, but we concluded that the "winglets" would probably have a short life in the bush ! I guess it's all a compromise.

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