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Old 08-27-2009, 05:45 AM   #331
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Very nice, the touring screen brace is a must. I am a believer in the Madstad device also. Nice work on that mod.
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Old 08-27-2009, 06:47 AM   #332
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Now that is what I am talking about... Way to really come up with a great solution to a problem that many have with this bike. Now I am jealous.
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Old 08-27-2009, 06:21 PM   #333
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Again, kudos markymcd!

That's the nicest solution I've seen. Ideally I'd want it to come even lower for the dirt--like down to the level of the stock 650 screen. But of course you couldn't have it high enough for highway travel then....

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Old 08-29-2009, 07:18 PM   #334
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The more that I travel with the XL Cal Sci, the more I love my bike.

My dimensions are 5'9" with 29" inseam. Bike has the low seat. I look through the windshield 3-4" from the top.
Just installed the XL CalSci...it's perfect. I'm 6'1" with a 32" inseam. No buffeting and quiet. It's gonna make longer trips a dream.
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Old 09-01-2009, 04:02 AM   #335
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So is anyone going to pony up and try the aeroflow? It's starting to cool off here so I'm going to have to get something larger since I don't have any heated gear. I tried the calsi and it bounced my head all over but their return policy is great. I'm a bit hesitant to spend $330.00 just to try a screen and see if it work. What to do what to do
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:59 AM   #336
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David,

I pre-ordered the AeroFlow and it should be here next week. I'll let you know how it works out. I've got a large CalSci now, which is pretty good, but I think I can do a little better.

On a side note (i.e., thread hijack), can anyone recommend handgrips with maybe a gel? The "buzzy" bars are really bothering my hands. After a long ride my hands are tingly for days. I'd rather not do grip puppies, they're too soft and large.

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Old 09-05-2009, 04:42 AM   #337
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Mike & tallguy if yours arrives next week please do post your findings. I'm thinking about taking a trip to Colorado later this month and am going to need a larger screen if I go.

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Old 09-05-2009, 07:33 AM   #338
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Mine is scheduled for delivery on Thursday. I'll let you know how it works out.
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Old 09-06-2009, 12:14 PM   #339
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TT Touring Screen (tinted)

Just got back from a long weekend riding freeways, twisties and dirt. Love the Touratech Touring screen, perfect height for me. (6'3" with 33" inseam).

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Old 09-15-2009, 05:21 AM   #340
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Anyone get the aeroflow yet
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:37 AM   #341
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Just got back from a long weekend riding freeways, twisties and dirt. Love the Touratech Touring screen, perfect height for me. (6'3" with 33" inseam).



+1 on the TT

I am 5'11" with a 31 inseam and the TT works great for me. Much better than stock and the look fits the bike IMO.
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Old 09-15-2009, 08:59 AM   #342
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Pete O Static your about the same height and inseam an I. How is the wind hitting your head, smooth ? I tried a calsonic tall screen and it beat my helmet all over the place. Also how do you think the TT would be for colder weather? I know it's no a fairing but I need more than the 650 screen I have for the cooler mornings. TIA

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Old 09-15-2009, 09:25 AM   #343
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Pete O Static your about the same height and inseam an I. How is the wind hitting your head, smooth ? I tried a calsonic tall screen and it beat my helmet all over the place. Also how do you think the TT would be for colder weather? I know it's no a fairing but I need more than the 650 screen I have for the cooler mornings. TIA

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Lets put it this way. When I got the screen I was miffed because I thought it was waaay overpriced for a piece of plastic. Then I rode with it. Worth every penny in my view.

The airflow is off my chest and shoulders. Helmet is in clear airflow with little to no buffet. ( Shoei RF1000 ) When I rode 2 up with the stock shield, I experienced a lot of head bobble from disturbed air between the helmets. This has now disappeared also.

I have hand protectors and can turn lock to lock without interference.

As for cold weather? Not a fairing but you will have some protection for your chest and shoulders. With the stock screen, my jacket was littered with bug strikes on the shoulders. Not any more, so it is doing a good job there. It is quite a bit wider than the stock screen and I find that helps a lot. Perhaps better than a tall skinny screen. In general, much less fatigue on the highway while still keeping a shield that is low enough for use off road.

Here is a pic with the original stock screen overlayed. You can see that the TT that it is much wider





Hope that helps


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Old 09-15-2009, 10:12 AM   #344
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Helps a lot, thanks for the info
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Old 09-15-2009, 10:13 AM   #345
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Here is a pic with the original stock screen overlayed. You can see that the TT that it is much wider.
I think that it's the added width that really helps. With the stock screen I found the wind was really hitting my shoulders which caused a bit of fatigue on longer rides. With the TT screen the wind is directed around me more but there's still enough airflow for hot days.
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