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Old 02-24-2008, 02:02 PM   #1
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Best fly screen/wind screen for a naked bike?

Well Im doing a bit of work on my '99SV and Ive been meaning for about 6 years to get a flyscreen for it. I like the Holeshot Performance flyscreen, and the National Cycle F-15 or F-16 smoked windshields for a little more protection. Has ANYONE had any experiance with these products and would like to chime in?

http://www.temeculamotorsports.com/e...IES_FAIRIN.htm

http://www.holeshot.com/


I like the Holeshot one better but it better be good, for that price!
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Old 02-24-2008, 04:01 PM   #2
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I've seen those and they look good but agree they are pricey. not sure on the exact style you want but I have an MRA sportscreen on a trumph (which Im also selling) Its painted maroon but can be sanded and repainted easily. Its 12'' high and is bar mounted. Heres a pic for reference


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Old 02-24-2008, 04:17 PM   #3
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I had a F16 screen on a '76 Goldwing with superbike handlebars, and while the look was pretty good and suited the style I wanted, I found the function wasn't good--it vibrated a lot due to a weak mounting apparatus, and the profile was so low as to not provide any discernable wind protection. I finally put it aside for another larger easily removable windscreen, also by National Cycle, and used it with no problems till I sold the GW.

I cut up thr F16 trying to get it to look good on my V-strom, but I couldn't make it look right so I discarded the remains. I didn't love the F16 much.
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:08 PM   #4
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Im definately leaning toward the Holeshot one. I think it looks good on a naked bike, and although I hesitate to use the term "streetfighter", for lack of a better description, thats sort of what Im after. A comfortable, functional "streetfighter". The one on that trumpet looks good, though Im not so sure about the handlebar mount.
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:09 PM   #5
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Actually i just realized that the handlebar mount wouldn't work for me anyway since I have clubmans on it.
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Old 02-24-2008, 05:33 PM   #6
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the one from a Buell Blast is a good one...as well as the Givi A750!
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Old 02-24-2008, 06:31 PM   #7
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Heres something else I just found...
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Old 02-24-2008, 06:34 PM   #8
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They sell some little brackets too which go under your headlight bolts and can rotate to adjust the angle of the screen. That screen is for an M2. Id like to find one with the bump offset to the left, but the only one I can find is the center or right offset. Oh well, still Airtech quality Ive heard is great, and still only slightly more than half the price of the Holeshot. We may have a winner.
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Old 02-24-2008, 07:31 PM   #9
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I did a generic GIVI screen and it fit well without any additional parts. I like the looks/functionality of the GIVI. Take a look around.

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Old 02-24-2008, 07:56 PM   #10
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I have the F15 on my '01 SV. I like it although the mounting that comes with it needs work (decent instructions would have helped as well......)
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Old 02-25-2008, 06:24 AM   #11
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Dart Flyscreens have been a long standing favorite with many Ducati Monster owners. Not sure how many model bikes they have plug and play hardware for. The screen is all clear and fairly unobtrusive. Monster owners claim better wind deflection than the early model OEM bikini fairings (which is what I ran on mine and was happy).

I looked at them with and eye towards putting one on my R80 ST, but decided one of the National Cycle flyscreens will be easier to mount on that particular bike.

I don't have the link to Dart, but Google is your friend.
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Old 02-25-2008, 07:35 AM   #12
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Clear and tinted screens look ridiculous. It is not 1987.

Get a colour-matched GIVI screen or colour match a buell screen. It will work and look decent.
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Old 02-27-2008, 08:32 AM   #13
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I agree that some of the screens out there, while they look very effective, look like they belong on a 1986 Magna.
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Old 02-27-2008, 09:40 AM   #14
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I have the F15 on my '01 SV. I like it although the mounting that comes with it needs work (decent instructions would have helped as well......)
How is the wind protection of the F-15?

Has anyone tried the Rifle fairings? They're pricey, but look good.

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Old 02-27-2008, 01:11 PM   #15
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How is the wind protection of the F-15?

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The difference between no screen and the F-15 is huge. I can't imagine doing a 300 or 400 mile day without it. I don't know how it compares to some of the shorter wind screens.

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