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Old 01-02-2012, 12:53 AM   #175
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Location: Mariana Islands via Raleigh, NC
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Originally Posted by Casejeep View Post
Im pretty sure im getting this for my bike! it looks bitchen and it will help with the wind.

that is one thing that i was always concerned with about long hauls was the wind buffering. but i couldnt find any screens that looked cool enough to put on my monster, and no way in living hell im spending 800+ on anything TT. this solves both my problems.

it will have to wait since i just ordered headers and muffler.
Yah but can you afford the gas...all that buffering means you've just created a lot of drag. I've been testing one on mine...lose approximately 10mpgs over a standard wind guard with an off road helmet. Over the long distance ride that can mean 39 to 43 mpg...do you really want to do that to your F8? If that's what I wanted for gas mileage I would have gotten the Triumph 800 XC instead of the F8.
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