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Old 03-24-2013, 08:51 AM   #1141
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Thanks MB!

What size are you roughly?
6'0" 32" inseam, 215lbs
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Old 03-24-2013, 11:59 AM   #1142
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The Britania Composites seems to work for most people, but there are some that are my size it doesn't work for, $500.
Could you clarify what you mean by that? 3Rrr wrote above that he is 6'3" and the Mirage 2 is perfect for his size. Thanks!

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Old 03-24-2013, 03:08 PM   #1143
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Could you clarify what you mean by that? 3Rrr wrote above that he is 6'3" and the Mirage 2 is perfect for his size. Thanks!
I've lost track of who had problems with it, He had tried 2 different sheilds with it and was going to the TT instead.

As with almost everything comfort related what works great for one person doesn't mean it's going to work for the next person. Adjustability can help meet more people's comfort zone.
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Old 03-24-2013, 04:38 PM   #1144
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6'0" 32" inseam, 215lbs
Thanks I'm probably about 2" maybe 3" taller on the saddle than you are...
from your comment of having the screen "half up" I'm speculating I would be OK there with the 20"

Seems like at one time Madstad offered a 22" which I would really not want to have to go to anyway...

I was wondering if I could get away with the 18" version ...
but based on your input, I'm thinking not...........
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Old 03-27-2013, 09:41 AM   #1145
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Cool2 27F today

It was pretty chilly here in New Hampshire today. I was very glad to have a bigger windscreen on my bike today. Great wind protection in the cold air.

Cee Bailey's 18".

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Old 03-27-2013, 11:54 AM   #1146
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Could you clarify what you mean by that? 3Rrr wrote above that he is 6'3" and the Mirage 2 is perfect for his size. Thanks!
As you know there are many variables. Torso height, seat height (do you have a pad on it too). Britannia have had a few versions of the adjustable "top-portion" of the screen combination. So, those that might have had issues previously might be better served by the new size.

It by far is better than any combination I have had for protection. The versatility of being able to drop it down for off-road, and the additional protection to the instrument cluster (I cracked mine at the bolt mount when I had the Wunderlich Vario on), not to mention the top GPS mount is absolutely tremendous.

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Old 03-28-2013, 01:17 PM   #1147
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Hiya guys, I am pretty tall 6.2ft, with some rather longish inseam . Anycase, I have the following combination: F800GS/Touratech High Seat and Touratech Touring Windshield. At highway speeds, the stagnation point on my helmet is close to my mouth air-vent, which leads to a lot of bugs on the visor and a lot of strain on my neck....and after slouching a lot to get into the calmer air, my back is starting to hurt.

Time for a new windshield -> it is either between the Desierto 3 (800 bucks), or a MRA X-creen (250 bucks), that appears to be similar. Honestly I am tempted to go for an MRA X-creen and put the rest into a GPS and/or new riding pants. The Desierto is so sexy, but it is also the most expensive shield out there (crazy?)

Wondering if anyone here has experience with the MRA X-creen windshield...and can tell me at the very least if it is actually bigger (taller) than the Touratech touring shield? I only need another 2-3 " of winshield and the airload should be bearable.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:49 PM   #1148
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I've got the BMW optional Touring Screen with bracket, and so far I'm unhappy with it. The wind noise in my helmet (from about 120 kph up) is unbearable without earplugs. And I guess I'm spoiled with my K1300GT (with Z-Technik screen) in that I don't need earplugs at ANY speed.

My helmet is arguably one of the quietest, a Schuberth C3.

I'm thinking of ordering a Cee Baileys 18" touring screen (without the bracket which I already have). Does anyone know if that screen has enough clearance so that my BarkBuster Storm handguards don't hit it?
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:46 PM   #1149
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I'm thinking of ordering a Cee Baileys 18" touring screen (without the bracket which I already have). Does anyone know if that screen has enough clearance so that my BarkBuster Storm handguards don't hit it?
The 18" Cee Bailey windscreen fits well with BMW hand guards, if that is any reference.


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Old 03-28-2013, 05:28 PM   #1150
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Thanks!

You're happy with the screen?


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The 18" Cee Bailey windscreen fits well with BMW hand guards, if that is any reference.

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Old 03-28-2013, 06:12 PM   #1151
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Thanks!

You're happy with the screen?
I like it a lot. It's been great in the cold weather by keeping the headwind off my chest. The airflow goes right above my helmet. I can easily see over the top. It's working out great for me.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:35 PM   #1152
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Not sure if anyone else is running this setup but I have had great success with it. Can ride at highway speeds with the visor open, still get adequate venting. Plus with a couple of turns I can increase airflow.



This looks great! Are you still happy with this setup? I'm 6'6"/265 lbs. and have the OEM tall. It's a big improvement over the stock windscreen, but I would like to reduce airflow coming up through the bottom of my helmet around the chin. This seems to be the most ideal setup for me if I can get my chin below the spoiler. Thanks
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:47 PM   #1153
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I tried out the new screen from Moose Racing, 4" taller than stock. I've been pretty impressed with it. It isn't perfect, but it is way better than the stock screen for commuting without riding behind a riot shield. Most of the buffeting the stock screen caused is gone and I still get good airflow. I'm 6'2" on a stock seat.

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Old 03-30-2013, 03:48 PM   #1154
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/2277536...7633119650698/

I tried out the new screen from Moose Racing, 4" taller than stock. I've been pretty impressed with it. It isn't perfect, but it is way better than the stock screen for commuting without riding behind a riot shield. Most of the buffeting the stock screen caused is gone and I still get good airflow. I'm 6'2" on a stock seat.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/m...00gs-2008-2012
Well at $70 bucks ... I wouldn't cry too hard if it didn't work out for me...

Would you mind much putting a tape measure on it and measuring how tall it really is? stock + 4" is hard for my brain to work with ....
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Old 03-30-2013, 04:05 PM   #1155
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The stock one that came on the Trophy is 10", the Moose Racing shield is 14".
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