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Old 12-10-2008, 06:26 PM   #46
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OEM Adventure Windshield (GS)


I noticed less wind from 5mph all the way to 95mph. The major difference was the almost complete elimination of wind hitting me in the chest and shoulders. I still felt the wind around the helmet, but with a lot less buffetting. I also had no trouble seeing over the new windscreen even though it is approx. 7 inches taller.
How tall are you and what is your inseam?
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Old 12-10-2008, 08:42 PM   #47
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How tall are you and what is your inseam?
5' 9" with 29.5" inseam
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Old 12-11-2008, 08:44 AM   #48
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It's a 650 Twin, but here's Touratech's. It's kinda goofy looking in that "I ride to ride not to meet chicks" sorta way. It reduces the wind pressure alot against my chest, but I have noticed that the wind eddy is right above my head and creates just a bit of a whistle. Other than that, I love it. And I ride plugged so it's not too terrible for me.

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Old 12-11-2008, 07:29 PM   #49
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I just mounted the TT screen on my 800GS. So much better than the stock one. I used the TT windscreen spoiler from my 1200GS. No wind what so ever on the helmet. Rode today in cold weather and the visor can be up and no face freeze. I had previously purchased BMW touring screen (now for sale) and bracket. I kept the bracket. It comes about 1/2" away from the new screen. I will use some rubber bumpers to take up the space and this will give the screen even more support.
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Old 12-11-2008, 09:45 PM   #50
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I just mounted the TT screen on my 800GS. So much better than the stock one. I used the TT windscreen spoiler from my 1200GS. No wind what so ever on the helmet. Rode today in cold weather and the visor can be up and no face freeze. I had previously purchased BMW touring screen (now for sale) and bracket. I kept the bracket. It comes about 1/2" away from the new screen. I will use some rubber bumpers to take up the space and this will give the screen even more support.

I need to try the spoiler. I rode for a bit longer today and the turbulence around my helmet is really quite annoying. When I stand up into the wind, it gets real quiet, but down in the eddy, it's quite the rumble.

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Old 12-12-2008, 03:13 PM   #51
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i am starting to think that the cal sic has the right idea with that hole in it--i played with a windshield on my 750 honda and no matter what shape i made it i coulden't get rid of the turbulance--but i never tried a hole in it--mabe that allows the air to be turbulant behind the rider?
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Old 12-12-2008, 06:48 PM   #52
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i am starting to think that the cal sic has the right idea with that hole in it--i played with a windshield on my 750 honda and no matter what shape i made it i coulden't get rid of the turbulance--but i never tried a hole in it--mabe that allows the air to be turbulant behind the rider?
Again, can't say how it would work on the F800, but on both my RT and Ulysses, their isn't a turbulence and I do think that has something to do with the hole (which is what Cal Sci claims).

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Old 12-12-2008, 07:14 PM   #53
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I just mounted the TT screen on my 800GS. So much better than the stock one. I used the TT windscreen spoiler from my 1200GS. No wind what so ever on the helmet. Rode today in cold weather and the visor can be up and no face freeze. I had previously purchased BMW touring screen (now for sale) and bracket. I kept the bracket. It comes about 1/2" away from the new screen. I will use some rubber bumpers to take up the space and this will give the screen even more support.
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:33 PM   #54
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At 5'-10" and using the standard seat on the F650 twin, the Touratech touring screen is a little short for me. If I had the low seat or a clamp-on spoiler, it would probably work great.



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Old 12-17-2008, 12:41 PM   #55
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I just put the C Bailey Euro 18"H X 14" wide on mine and really like it. Air hits me in the helmet now not in the chest.

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Old 12-17-2008, 05:06 PM   #56
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I have a CalSci windshield on my VStrom 1000 and it almost completely removes all wind turbulence and noise. It's nothing short of amazing.

Here's one for the F800GS and I don't know if it would work as well but when I get my F800GS you can bet I'll try one.

http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/F800GSprod.html

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Old 12-26-2008, 12:47 PM   #57
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Any test reports on the PowerBronze. I am thinking on buying one of these..They look very good and the price is reasonable.
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Old 12-26-2008, 06:02 PM   #58
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Any test reports on the PowerBronze. I am thinking on buying one of these..They look very good and the price is reasonable.
I have one but I haven't put it on yet. It looks perfect. A few inches higher than the 800screen with the touratech spoiler. It showed up after 3 weeks with an 8" razor cut right down the centre of the screen. I've sent them 4 emails and still no response. Very displeased.

Don't quite know what to do. Anyway, buy at your own risk
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Old 12-27-2008, 05:47 AM   #59
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I have a CalSci windshield on my VStrom 1000 and it almost completely removes all wind turbulence and noise. It's nothing short of amazing.

Here's one for the F800GS and I don't know if it would work as well but when I get my F800GS you can bet I'll try one.

http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/F800GSprod.html

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That "hole" in the CalSci makes me squint every time I see it I know why they do it ... it's just so unusual......

On the website it says:

"Competitive Upgrade: send us an F800GS windshield from a competitor, and we'll credit you $60."

I wonder if you can send them your "stock" shield?

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Old 12-27-2008, 07:12 AM   #60
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I still haven't had one that has blown my skirt up so I put a Laminar Lip on mine and took it out for a chilly ride, it works, and I could hear my tunes (barefoot headset from a zumo, no amp and a flip up helmet) at over a buck on the slab. It's small and detachable, but works like a champ.

I think it's going to be a keeper, at least until I see something that I really like.
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