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Old 01-20-2005, 10:41 PM   #136
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Sorry Stagehand, but I beg to differ, thats not the stock windsheild
The stockers didn't have that kickup on the top, nor the flare around the sides. the stock one puts the wind right in the center of my faceshield also, I'd like something with more deflection, but I don't want the additional height to look over.
The parabellum shields just look kinda cheap for what you get.

Thanks for replying anyhow
I just ride mine with no windscreen.
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Old 01-21-2005, 07:26 AM   #137
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On my GSPD I drilled new holes in the screen to enable angling it back towards the rider more. This made for a nice quiet, buffet-free ride, yet still gave me some chest protection. Worth a try to see if you like it.

I've always been curious to know how the big, full-size Parabellum works. Anyone have any input?
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Old 01-21-2005, 08:40 AM   #138
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My '92 PD came with a 'medium' height clear Parabellum touring; it was always a bit short for me, I'm 6'3", average proportions. I played with it alot over the years - homegrown plastic top extensions, SAENG edging, then cut NACA vents and eventually installed carbon fiber 'scoops' behind the slots; none were 100% satisfactory and the screen kept getting uglier with each surgery. Then I picked up a used, smoke, tall 'sport' Parabellum and put that on; it looks ALOT nicer on the bike, much less 'popemobile' looking with the narrower top, and it was real quiet with my old Shoei helmet, but when I got the Schuberth I got buffetting again. I put the SAENG edging on, it helped but I still was not 100% satisfied. I eventually traced much of the remaining wind to the stock handguards, never liked them much and they were getting even uglier from sun fading so I took 'em off - huge improvement, bigger than any screen change short of the difference between stock and either Parabellum. It's pretty good now, still not perfect but I don't think there is much more I can do to the bike - I'm going to give more thought to helmet shopping next time. But since my adventures in the WV woods with the boys last fall, I've been wanting to put on some Acerbis handguards - wonder what they'll do to the wind envelope...
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Old 01-22-2005, 11:09 AM   #139
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Old 01-23-2005, 10:01 AM   #140
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Norton: Windsheild

I could've sworn... I stand corrected, Norton, I thought it was stock... occassionally my ignorance is Blinding. I just figured everyone else's was different because they changed theirs. Anyway, the wind in the face thing sucks, and if the screen were two or three inches higher, it would work great. When I put my hand up there, it cuts windnoise level down a ton. I'm thinking of getting the touratech windscreen spoiler. Any thoughts on that?




snapped a throttle return spring this summer in Ohio or Iowa. Only trouble for 7,000 mile trip. My friends Jeffs Kbike on the left. I know its not an airhead, but he's crazy with it, so I gotta believe it counts.

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Old 01-23-2005, 12:15 PM   #141
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Stagehand,

What type of aux lights are those and what did you use to mount them? I have a set of LF 140s that I am trying to find a good place to mount. Can you post a couple of detailed pics?

Is this your bike too? Did you move your lights down or up? Why?



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Old 01-23-2005, 01:37 PM   #142
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I'm assuming most of you guys either got the catalog or have similar ones...but I got the new Siebenrock catalog in the mail yesterday....yowza!

If you don't have it, get it!
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Old 01-23-2005, 05:03 PM   #143
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I'm assuming most of you guys either got the catalog or have similar ones...but I got the new Siebenrock catalog in the mail yesterday....yowza!

If you don't have it, get it!

Cool, found this on their website for sale
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Old 01-23-2005, 05:10 PM   #144
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]I could've sworn... I stand corrected, Norton, I thought it was stock... occassionally my ignorance is Blinding. I just figured everyone else's was different because they changed theirs. Anyway, the wind in the face thing sucks, and if the screen were two or three inches higher, it would work great. When I put my hand up there, it cuts windnoise level down a ton. I'm thinking of getting the touratech windscreen spoiler. Any thoughts on that?
That's OK, most of us are still seeking the truth
How tall are you? That can make a difference. I've looked at the Touratech spoiler, but I just plain don't care for the looks.

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snapped a throttle return spring this summer in Ohio or Iowa. Only trouble for 7,000 mile trip. My friends Jeffs Kbike on the left. I know its not an airhead, but he's crazy with it, so I gotta believe it counts.
I've got a 85 K100RS with 110K on it, that's my ride if there's going to be any high speed stuff
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Old 02-02-2005, 08:58 PM   #145
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Here are pictures of many Airheads!

http://www.ploung.com/2004_big_dog.htm

and

http://www.ploung.com/big_dog_day_1.htm
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Old 02-03-2005, 01:24 PM   #146
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Id better post it here as well, do my bit for the movement

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Old 02-03-2005, 06:26 PM   #147
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Old 05-20-2005, 08:38 PM   #148
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Old 05-21-2005, 08:22 AM   #149
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Old 05-21-2005, 08:40 AM   #150
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Awesome bike! Where did you get the exhaust and seat/fender combo? I would like to do something similar with my g/s.



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Something different, here is mine:

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