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Old 07-11-2013, 03:30 AM   #1426
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Question for those that have spray painted their windscreens.
Did you spray the back or front or both?

Also has anyone who cut the original screen down i.e. made it shorter regretted the result? Did you find it to be better on the turbulence front or worse?

I'm thinking of doing both.
There is also this option from the same mob that flickit posted......

http://www.off-the-road.de/en/XT-660...0Z-Tenere.html

Looks cool but not sure how practical it would be. There is also this option

http://www.touratech.com.au/home/169...ypage.tpl.html

Personally I'm still not sure which way to go. At 6' 3" I'm also not convinced that going taller will be the answer. Perhaps Flickit's way is the way to go?? I hate chopping things off. I'm not good at glueing things back together
Barney if you chop it post your thoughts on the results. Be interesting to see what you think.
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Old 07-11-2013, 04:33 AM   #1427
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There is also this option from the same mob that flickit posted......

http://www.off-the-road.de/en/XT-660...0Z-Tenere.html

Looks cool but not sure how practical it would be. There is also this option

http://www.touratech.com.au/home/169...ypage.tpl.html

Personally I'm still not sure which way to go. At 6' 3" I'm also not convinced that going taller will be the answer. Perhaps Flickit's way is the way to go?? I hate chopping things off. I'm not good at glueing things back together
Barney if you chop it post your thoughts on the results. Be interesting to see what you think.
I have had an OTR taller screen on the bike for the last 18months and seeing as the original has been sat in the shed not doing much I thought I try and experiment with a short version. The tall screen made a big difference for higher speed transports. But when I've been on rougher more technical trails I've found it gets in the way disorting the field of vision.
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Old 07-12-2013, 12:02 PM   #1428
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I picked up my new Tenere from my local Yamaha dealer today. I just rode 100 kilometers, but I already love her.

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Old 07-12-2013, 02:14 PM   #1429
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[QUOTE=Also has anyone who cut the original screen down i.e. made it shorter regretted the result? Did you find it to be better on the turbulence front or worse?[/QUOTE]

I made a turbulence stopper - Didn't work
I have a large tank bag - No difference
Tried a tall screen - worse
Cut an inch off my helmet peak - bit better
Cut the screen in half - PERFECT
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Old 07-12-2013, 11:17 PM   #1430
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Old 07-13-2013, 03:06 AM   #1431
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I picked up my new Tenere from my local Yamaha dealer today. I just rode 100 kilometers, but I already love her.

I've had mine only a week(1000 Klms later, thanks to No 1 son) they do ride sweet don't they!
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Old 07-13-2013, 03:15 AM   #1432
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Ok there seems to be a general consensus to chop the screen. Have to do something, it's like riding with an orbital sander strapped to your helmet at the moment.
All I have to do now is to find the courage to do it
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Old 07-13-2013, 03:22 AM   #1433
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I have one of these on and tilted well forward....helps a lot I must say.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Puig-scree...item5d411ce79b



Another option is to look for a second hand screen/crash damged and cut that and test it?

If it works cut your good screen then?


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Old 07-13-2013, 06:09 PM   #1434
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All I have to do now is to find the courage to do it
Mine's not perfect, but it's good enough:


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Old 07-13-2013, 10:06 PM   #1435
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I have the powerbronze adventure short screen on my bike and I makes a big difference. saves cutting down your oem one.
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Old 07-13-2013, 10:16 PM   #1436
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I picked up my new Tenere from my local Yamaha dealer today. I just rode 100 kilometers, but I already love her.

Can you get one gift wrapped and ship it to me for Christmas?......
Love it, it looks great!
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Old 07-14-2013, 03:00 AM   #1437
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Can you get one gift wrapped and ship it to me for Christmas?......
Love it, it looks great!
Tenere's are still available here. I just need to get the gift wrap.

Yes, The Friar, they go sweet. My concerns about the limited power was baseless.
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Old 07-14-2013, 03:31 AM   #1438
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:22 PM   #1439
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I cut 70mm off mine, it's a lot better than it was, no regrets what so ever!...

From the Aussie Tenere thread:
Looks more like darth vader now!

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Old 07-18-2013, 03:36 AM   #1440
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I have the powerbronze adventure short screen on my bike and I makes a big difference. saves cutting down your oem one.
Hmmm, don't mind the look of those
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