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Old 01-21-2011, 01:40 PM   #1
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WRR windshield options

I'd like to hear about & see PICTURES of your windshield on your WRR. If your able to share where you purchased it from,how much $, or how you made your own set up that would be great. Even though most of my riding will be off road,I like the idea of a windshield for rain & noise protection.
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Old 01-21-2011, 02:37 PM   #2
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I use a WR mask with a Yamaha TW200 windshield on my TTR. It fits well and wind protection is noticeable. I spend roughly 35 $ for it.



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Old 01-22-2011, 05:35 AM   #3
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Be sure to check this thread:

http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t146-windshields

The Harbor Freight trick works better than you'd think; it's a good, cheap option for starters. I ended up making one out of a piece of Lexan I shaped with a heat gun. Mine's not as big as this guy's, but he does a nice how-to, and you get the idea:
http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/sho...d+out+of+lexan

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Old 01-22-2011, 07:54 AM   #4
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I made one out of Kydex for Bonnie Abbzug:



I used mounting arms from a Slipstreamer shield;



Just dressed it up a bit with blue and white number plate vinyl:



She says it makes the bike a pleasure to ride on the road.



And it doesn't get in the way at all when standing...

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Old 01-27-2011, 03:47 PM   #5
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any more ideas out there?
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Old 01-27-2011, 06:08 PM   #6
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Rosie & I made this one for her WRR:



See her mods thread for more details & pics:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=606931

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Old 01-28-2011, 10:12 PM   #7
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Check these guys out from Canada!

They look like a real quality piece.
http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.html
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Old 01-29-2011, 05:22 AM   #8
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They look like a real quality piece.
http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.html
I sure like mine...



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Old 01-29-2011, 06:44 AM   #9
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Lynx on KTM 450EXCR?

Does anyone have one on a KTM 450EXCR? The Lynx looks like it will fit nicely.
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Old 01-29-2011, 05:23 PM   #10
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More options

Hey Lefty ....

Go look thru these two threads below over on the WRR/X Forum ...

Lots of options ...

http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t1296-laminar-lip

http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t146p60-windshields

I have the TCI/MadStad RoboBrackets/Madstad CR Sport on mine ...

http://www.madstad.com/s.nl/sc.11/.f#Yamaha

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Old 01-30-2011, 12:19 PM   #11
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Thanks all-lot's of good ideas out there.
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Old 04-12-2011, 01:54 PM   #12
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I like the Hayduke option best....

Looking on the Kaydex website now, and best I can figure I'm to buy a flat piece and use my heat gun to bend it into a shape and the whizz wheel cut to fit and then paint...or whizz wheel THEN heat to shape.

Thoughts?
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Old 04-12-2011, 02:44 PM   #13
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I like the Hayduke option best....

Looking on the Kaydex website now, and best I can figure I'm to buy a flat piece and use my heat gun to bend it into a shape and the whizz wheel cut to fit and then paint...or whizz wheel THEN heat to shape.

Thoughts?
A heat gun works really well to shape the kydex, but I'm not sure what Duke used to cut it with. It seems like he used an exacto knife to score it and then just broke it and filed down the edges, but I could be wrong about that. We didn't paint mine, but I guess paint would work? We found some vinyl sticker stuff and put that on instead. The blue isn't an exact match, but it's close enough for me!

I love the windscreen on the highway. It's made travelling longer distances at higher speeds much more enjoyable! I even left it on for our Utah trip and it was perfectly fine while up on the pegs riding the gravel roads and 2 track!
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Old 04-12-2011, 03:01 PM   #14
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Good stuff. I got thinking about it last night--I was out riding at dusk in just my body armor stuff and the bugs were killing me...like gettin' shot with BBs.

That's good...so I looked at the blue on the website, it does look a good match. I'll get some and play with it. Maybe heat and form off the corner of a angle iron or something. Or a metal straight edge. THEN cut is what I'm readin'

Thanks mucho,
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:51 PM   #15
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Good stuff. I got thinking about it last night--I was out riding at dusk in just my body armor stuff and the bugs were killing me...like gettin' shot with BBs.

That's good...so I looked at the blue on the website, it does look a good match. I'll get some and play with it. Maybe heat and form off the corner of a angle iron or something. Or a metal straight edge. THEN cut is what I'm readin'

Thanks mucho,
Bill,

I bent and cut a piece of cardboard to get the shape I wanted... I think I started with an 11x18 inch piece of kydex, so I started with a piece of cardboard that size. After I had the shape, I scored the kydex with a utility knife; when the kydex is cold you can score it and snap it like cutting glass. I then used the heat gun and shaped the angles over a piece of angle iron. Then I rounded all the edges with a file.

I wanted the back side to be black so I used black kydex and used a sheet of blue number plate vinyl on the slick side for the front. I also used a piece of white number plate vinyl and cut it out for the accent.
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