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post #1 of 5 Old 08-20-2019, 11:47 PM Thread Starter
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I have a DL1000 with an unknown aftermarket windshield. I am 6'6 and with the windshield all the way up the wind hits me square in the forehead and the buffeting/noise through the closed vents is horrible.

I am trying to decide if I should get the Sport or Touring X-creen to try and get the wind over the top.

Alternatively I can measure my windshield and see if one of the Madstads are taller and just do that. For double the cost.

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post #2 of 5 Old 08-21-2019, 06:40 AM
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Another option is a deflector that clamps on top of windshield. Amazon has them for less than $40.

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post #3 of 5 Old 08-21-2019, 08:19 AM
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At your height i would recommend the givi airflow due to the adjustable length/height. Buy once cry once. I tried a few lower cost options that didnt work for me, and they added up to about what i paid for the Airflow. of course, you can get lucky and find a lower cost option. I thought about trying those deflector's that MPRblue recommended, but ended up going Airflow and have been happy since install, as well as just about everyone else who has installed them.

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post #4 of 5 Old 08-21-2019, 09:03 AM
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I'm 6'5" and installed a Moose Racing 'Shorty' and I love it. I could never get the OE windscreen to stop buffeting. 2012 V 1000.
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post #5 of 5 Old 08-21-2019, 10:51 AM
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I just installed a deflector thingy on my Puig windshield. I paid about $25 for it on Ebay. The deflector adds a little height to the windshield (or more, depending on how you adjust it), and it made a substantial improvement on helmet buffeting & helmet wind noise.

But that's not to say you won't get wind noise on a cross wind, so don't throw away your earplugs just yet.

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