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Old 05-02-2012, 06:50 AM   #1
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does this flyscreen look silly?

ok guys, don't laugh at me.
for some reason i have been obsessed with those little flyscreens. i picked up a super cheap thing online and decided to rig it up and give it a shot. whaddya think? theres a good size gap between the headlight and the screen which bugs me, but what can you do with a universal fit. had to drill out the mounting bracket to attach to the ignition on the headlight. it does a decent job at deflecting a bit of wind off my chest, but i think it focuses all the air onto my neck...haha. not quite sure about it yet. anyway, also wanted to show you all the bike which you all give me so much help with. thanks to all!


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Old 05-02-2012, 07:29 AM   #2
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It's not for me, but that's just my opinion.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:40 AM   #3
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Not a fan... i just don't think it looks right.

have you seen the one from WWW.FLATRACER.COM ? I am still not a fan, but atleast it looks more finished.

http://flatracer.com/#/fairings/4554112466



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Old 05-02-2012, 07:44 AM   #4
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None of the above look terrible,,,,,but an R90S mini fairing is really the only one you should use for cosmetic reasons.

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Old 05-02-2012, 07:45 AM   #5
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yeah i've looked through all the usual fairing/cafe places, but most are just way too expensive to "test something out". this universal thing was dirt cheap. maybe i should have made this a poll! haha.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:45 AM   #6
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In a word...

Yes.

But that's just my opinion. I prefer bikini fairings to fly screens.

The real question though, is does it work for you, both in the function and looks departments? If so, who cares what the masses think!
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:55 AM   #7
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The real question though, is does it work for you, both in the function and looks departments? If so, who cares what the masses think!
Agreed!
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:57 AM   #8
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It would look better if it was cut to fit closer to the shape of the headlamp.

That looks like it was meant to fit on one of those 80's Japanese bikes with the rectangular headlamp.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:16 AM   #9
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hey, that bike looks familiar;)

I've been looking for a cheap windshield to chop up into a flyscreen, so good on you for getting it done. I like where your head's at, but think it could use a bit more polish. maybe change the shape a bit to fit better with the bike?

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Old 05-02-2012, 08:18 AM   #10
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:23 AM   #11
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never before seen StarTrek sideburns and a flat-top on an airhead
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:26 AM   #12
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it would not be my deal, but your bike rocks ass.

I would not want to stray from the overall intended flavour of that ride.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:59 AM   #13
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its not bad
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:06 AM   #14
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I like it...but I am weird.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:06 AM   #15
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its not bad
could be worse

yes, the bike looks great.
current shape of the flyscreen fits it like a bad toupeé

but please keep it coming as I'm feeling the need for a flyscreen too.
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