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Old 02-16-2009, 03:54 PM   #196
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I just went through all six pages on the vendors section and did not find anything on point. One member was selling the KTM Fat Foot, but some Googling revealed that this is a different product than that used by BlackBeast. I will send him a PM and report back.
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Old 02-16-2009, 04:15 PM   #197
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Check in the vendors section, I believe a member was selling them there for several different models.
Looks like a "Twin Headlight Ernie" Design ...

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Old 02-16-2009, 05:31 PM   #198
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Thanks MillCreel for the PM. Sorry for not checking this thread sooner.
Yes, it is a Twin Headlight Ernie product. Good quality, just need to drill a hole on the base of your kickstand. Works on both the regular & shorter kickstand as I have them on both our bikes.

http://twinheadlighternie.smugmug.co...73939212_EyjYz
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Old 03-22-2009, 10:04 AM   #199
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If you need a windshield for the DRZ...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...86#post9361586
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Old 05-21-2009, 11:57 AM   #200
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Madstad bracket for the DR650

I had a 650 VStrom before the DR and one of the best mods I did to it was the addition of a Madstad bracket (www.madstad. com) for the windshield. This thing gives you easy and generous adjustment of tilt and height and works for any windshield that fits the Strom (and there are several good ones). It would be awesome on the DR, way better than the choices we currently have for this bike. But it would require fabrication of some sort of mounting point (a plane roughly in the place of the current numberplate) similar to the one on the fairing of the Strom.

I talked to the guy who designed them and something for dualsports or the DR is way down on his list. Does anyone have any clever ideas for how the Strom bracket could be adapted? Anyone have fabricating skills that would do it for a fee?

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Old 05-21-2009, 12:47 PM   #201
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And Speaking Of Windshields For The DR650.....

I'm more than happy with the MRA SpeedScreen (SPS) that I installed on my 2004 DR650...

It's 12.3" high, 15.75" wide and does an excellent job of keeping the wind blast off my chest and face. (I'm a little over 6' tall so it would probably work as well or better on someone that is shorter).

It has a very sturdy bar mount, and can be adjusted for air flow deflection. I've 'fine tuned' mine and currently have it set where the bottom on the windshield is approximately 3/4" above the headlight cover.

At this setting the main airflow hits me right at the top of my head, with very little wind hitting me on my chest or face. Also does a great job of 'shooting' the bugs over your head instead of having them splatter all over your chest, face, or glasses...

The mounting system is rock solid, and I've had the bike over 80 MPH with the same excellent results...

Just my opinion, but the MRA shield makes a world of difference when it comes to higher speed cruising comfort when out on the road.



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Old 05-21-2009, 01:18 PM   #202
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I currently have an MRA Highwayshield on it, which is taller than yours but not as artfully shaped. Maybe the shape of yours does the trick, but I am 6 ft and have not been able to get enough wind blast off my face. I like to ride with my visor open without being deafened by the noise.

The thing that was so great about the Madstad is that you could easily adjust it for the weather or your mood. Common example -- cold on the way to work? Raise it up for full face protection. Hot on the way home? Lower it and tip it back and it feels almost like no windshield at all. With the virtual pivit point it gives you you could really fine tune it to minimize buffeting. It doesn't sound all that amazing but in practice it just works really well.

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Old 05-21-2009, 01:50 PM   #203
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Old 05-22-2009, 09:20 AM   #204
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Hey Jon ...

As I posted on the Yahoo DR650 group ----
Well ..... I've been thinking that same thing since I first got my DR650 last spring .... I have a V-Strom also so I know the benefits of the MadStad brackets.

I finally got a MadStad mounted up to my DR . ... going for a few more test rides this weekend, I will let you know how it works ! (Actually it works great - I just want to try it at higher speeds and with a few more aftermarket V-Strom windscreens that I bought [and still have] before the MadStad came out )


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I had a 650 VStrom before the DR and one of the best mods I did to it was the addition of a Madstad bracket (www.madstad. com) for the windshield. This thing gives you easy and generous adjustment of tilt and height and works for any windshield that fits the Strom (and there are several good ones). It would be awesome on the DR, way better than the choices we currently have for this bike. But it would require fabrication of some sort of mounting point (a plane roughly in the place of the current numberplate) similar to the one on the fairing of the Strom.

I talked to the guy who designed them and something for dualsports or the DR is way down on his list. Does anyone have any clever ideas for how the Strom bracket could be adapted? Anyone have fabricating skills that would do it for a fee?

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Old 05-22-2009, 09:31 AM   #205
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Arrgh! You are such a tease! From that picture I cannot tell how you did it!

I am thinking of a using the upper triple clamp bolts and the headlight mount bolts to attach support arms for the mounting plate. I have a non-stock headlight (Aztec8 7 inch) so do not have the number plate plastic thing to deal with.

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Old 05-22-2009, 11:26 AM   #206
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What, nobody posted the 'Screens for bikes' screen yet ?





Screens For Bikes
Peter - 03 9469 3192
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screensforbikes@optusnet.com.au
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AU$120 plus postage
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I ordered my screen up today. A good price and I really like the way it looks on the bike. Hopefully it works too. That would be a bonus!
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Old 05-22-2009, 11:38 AM   #207
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I will take some more pictures and post this weekend ... but basically I used the TurboCity Windscreen brackets

http://www.turbocity.com/product_inf...roducts_id=718



and mounted a flat plate across them.

Not having the number plate should make it easier to make your own support arms.


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Arrgh! You are such a tease! From that picture I cannot tell how you did it!

I am thinking of a using the upper triple clamp bolts and the headlight mount bolts to attach support arms for the mounting plate. I have a non-stock headlight (Aztec8 7 inch) so do not have the number plate plastic thing to deal with.

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Old 05-22-2009, 01:03 PM   #208
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andmoon,

I sent you a pm asking for info on your shield.


Larry,

I knew you would figure out the ultimate. Please tell us more when you can.

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Old 05-22-2009, 01:08 PM   #209
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Ahhh...clever. You're right though, I think I'll be able to fab my own more easily without the numberplate in the way, and have it closer to the rider too.

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Old 05-22-2009, 01:54 PM   #210
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Sarah,

My screen is a 12x24 piece of lexan I formed over the stove. I have a little gap between it and the number plate to relieve some of the vac. pressure behind the screen. I painted the inside white as Lexan is super strong but scratches easily. My last one on a r1100gs was wider and taller, came ~ 2 inches below my eye line and left me in a quiet bubble. I think the same could be done to the dr if you are really a form follows function type person (it is really ugly! )
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