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Old 07-08-2013, 05:19 AM   #18826
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I dont like tall and dead air.
I would want small and efficient as in no buffeting and clean air.
Maybe even Madstadt brackets ?
i ride with a vstream. i have 47000 miles. its comfortable.
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:19 AM   #18827
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Just sold the Strom this weekend, so now I need an excuse to spend more $$$ on the ST (like I needed an excuse).
The one problem that still needs to be fixed is the buffeting. Did the Madstad bracket but it didn't make the same level of improvement that it did with the Strom. Not looking for complete quiet- just something close to what I had with the Suzuki.
Headed out West later this Summer and I doubt I can put in any 800- 1000 mile days the way it is now.

Wind deflectors, touring screen or both? I'm 5'9 and don't want a barn door screen.
The MRA screen is small and also has the flip thing that works real well. The good thing is that you can push the flip down whilst riding if you need more air or for extra off road visibility. Available from Twisted throttle. Linked with an adjustable bracket it is perfect for us (the wife no longer gets head turbulence with it).
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:07 PM   #18828
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The MRA screen is small and also has the flip thing that works real well. The good thing is that you can push the flip down whilst riding if you need more air or for extra off road visibility. Available from Twisted throttle. Linked with an adjustable bracket it is perfect for us (the wife no longer gets head turbulence with it).
I use the same setup and it works very well for me. 5'11"/ 30 inch inseam.
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Old 07-08-2013, 05:35 PM   #18829
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Which crash bar is that with the ACD plate?
I got the same set up with the no screen = best solution for me at the moment.
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Old 07-08-2013, 05:45 PM   #18830
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Looks like an Altrider. http://www.altrider.com/altrider-cra...t1200z/pid/600

I think Tabasco may be a vendor for Altrider. Not sure..
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Old 07-08-2013, 06:23 PM   #18831
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Altrider, indeed.
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:49 PM   #18832
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Thanks. Might be my next purchase, not sure how easy it would be to attach to the same area as my ACD frame mounted bolts.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:05 PM   #18833
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Stock seat with an AirHawk. Damn I'm tired of always being right.

So what's the right size, medium cruiser?
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Old 07-09-2013, 07:32 AM   #18834
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Hey sallydog, we haven't heard much from you in a while. I trust you're mostly healed up by now. What's the story on the bike? Replaced or repaired yet?
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:41 AM   #18835
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So what's the right size, medium cruiser?
I'm pretty sure that is what I have. Then the rectangular one for the passenger.
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:59 AM   #18836
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I went with the AirHawk R.
And it fit's it great.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:20 AM   #18837
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Hey sallydog, we haven't heard much from you in a while. I trust you're mostly healed up by now. What's the story on the bike? Replaced or repaired yet?
I thought him and it in a picture at BYOB

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Old 07-09-2013, 09:25 AM   #18838
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Thanks. Might be my next purchase, not sure how easy it would be to attach to the same area as my ACD frame mounted bolts.
It's super easy to mount....
Simply put the supplied spacer from the plate between the bars & the plate.
Just put the bar before the plate....
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:42 AM   #18839
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this fender/fork lower protector would be a nice update and or accessory from yamaha.

i chopped this from the new vstrom 1000 thread.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:20 AM   #18840
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Yep. Healed enough to ride. Bike repaired. Ramapo 500 this weekend. LittleDog is looking foward to it
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