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post #21 of 174 Old 08-12-2013, 02:23 PM
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After trying different windshield set up (including Madstad bracket),I still had noise and some buffeting. A month ago, while on the freeway, I started moving my left hand around the cockpit, and came to the same conclusion. I made these wings out of Lexan, and they work well. Now I hear my engine at highway speed and no buffeting. Still have clean air cooling my torso...great for warm days .

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post #22 of 174 Old 08-17-2013, 11:25 PM
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I’m waiting for a capitalist entrepreneur to make a set to sell. You guys are the best!
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post #23 of 174 Old 08-29-2013, 08:44 PM
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I knew from the deflectors I made for the two other V STroms we have that they would probably help the 2012 at least as much. I had these on for the recent trip and with the other mods I made buffeting/turbulence was GREATLY reduced. I will post something in the windscreen thread about this soon.

When I mounted the led lights I could tell that they helped the buffeting a little. I done a bit of experimenting and this is where I am at. I am planning to cut these down just a little bit, I think I can do that without diminishing their effectiveness. Even though I used the led light mounts ( SW Motech mounts ) you could cut a spacer and do the same thing without them.

I will tell you the effect is more than just noticeable, and paired with a couple other mods I am getting close to smooth quiet air at 75 mph and above.







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i want a set too. i've tried various screens and know there is another piece of the puzzle thats missing(to reduce buff/turb) and i think this could be it.
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post #25 of 174 Old 08-31-2013, 09:49 PM
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I've been riding my 2012 Glee Adventure for a week now. Even with the adventure windscreen addon I have to wear earplugs when traveling at highway speeds. By ducking an inch or two the noise is gone and I can actually hear the engine. Trouble is, I can't ride like that, I was always taught to sit up straight :-)

I was thinking of trying to build my own replacement adventure windscreen extender that would sit up another couple inches.

Based on what I'm reading in this thread, the issue might be solved by adding wings. Awesome!!!
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post #26 of 174 Old 08-31-2013, 10:53 PM
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There is more to it than just the wings, or just a different windscreen, or changing mirrors, or a different helmet, etc. I will see if I can take some time and add to the windscreen/buffeting thread next week. I have done quite a bit on the windscreen and deflectors and am about to start on some deflectors for the mirror stalk. In my experience there is no bolt on one piece solution to clean airflow, especially at speeds over 55 mph.

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I have not gotten around to making a set yet but it is on the list...

Interestingly I noticed something today that I had not noticed before. I was riding at about 60 give or take and I my legs were really tired from a long bicycle ride yesterday and I let them splay out. Actually they were so tired that holding the against the tank was tiring. Anyway, when I splayed my legs out wide there was a very large increase in turbulence. So I am going to look at a way to reduce some of the flow coming from down low and messing the air up.

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post #28 of 174 Old 09-16-2013, 04:35 PM
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Hi buddies, I see that every one is looking for and refine the idea of ending wind deposit, forward me that my idea will serve to improve comfort, my bike is working very well, and also I put deflectors for legs, they work very well, prevent air rises upwards, greetings to all. of Spanish.: Thumbup:: Hurra:
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post #29 of 174 Old 09-18-2013, 03:30 AM
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Finally got rid of that turbulance!
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post #30 of 174 Old 09-18-2013, 06:04 AM
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Hey. I did for myself a pair of improved custom deflectors based on the idea of this post.

I tried the first design but didn't convince me. After the first test, I made something similar but also attached to the screw near the 'S' logo in the tank.

They work better for me and look "quite" integrated. I'll take some pics.

The combination of my custom deflectors + Givi Airflow with changed inclination work incredibly well for me. Now I want to change OEM mirrors for trying to reduce the air going to my shoulders.
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