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Sorry- didnt feel like scanning all threads. What is a really good touring windshield that will stop the hurricane winds on my helmet???? Thanks!!!!! Ride safe
 

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Sorry, don't feel like typing a decent reply.
 

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have you tried putting the stock windsheild down to the lowest position,it will give you cleaner air at the helmet level.i bought a WindStrom windshield and though it helped keep air off it gave me problems with crosswinds and the bike became unstable at high speeds when passing trucks and other highsided vehicles so i went back to the stock.some guys have even cut down their stock windshields or bought a European sport windsheild.bigger isnt always better.do a windsheild search on this site,lots of info,Good Luck with it.
 

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Try a GIVI! I use one and it seems like a good compromise. Go to the GIVI website and take a look.
The Givi is the best shield for the money "bar none"!!!!! Go to Twisted Throttle and take a look.
 

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I nominate The Shepherd for making the best response ever in any thread I have read on any boeard!
 

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Try not to be pricks!!!!

If you guys don't want to respond.... "then don't".
He isn't a noob, just doesn't visit/participate here much lately.
 

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I just added a MRA Vario screen and I LOVE it, had 'r up to 105 indicated with smooth air on the helmet. I'm 6'6" by the way. MRA Vario with the Madstad bracket is a great solution IMO.
 

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I've got the MP Cycle designs and it works well.
 

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I mounted the Laminar touring lip on the stock windshield which is in the middle position. Ride at 70 with my modular helmet open and I like it. just my .02
 

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Put a Givi and MadStad on last week and am very happy, considering that I don't like windshields at all. Started with just the Givi and was disappointed, but with the bracket and it's adjustability I am able to enjoy highway speeds with no head shaking. I just have an inexpensive Bell helmet.
 

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No windshield = best clean wind. Cut that sucker DOWN!
 

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madstad givi is exelent if it was iffy or no good id just say go for it ..no problem
 

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I did go through a bunch of the threads here and elsewhere, and the GIVI seemed to have the most positive reviews with the fewest negative comments overall, and it's priced $50 - $100 less than the others, so I tried it with the stock mounting bracket.

I came from an old Honda with a huge National Cycle Plexifaring which kept me in a nice quiet bubble with just a nice breeze on my face - so I couldn't stand either the horrid buffeting nor the LOUD wind noise associated with any position of the stock V-Strom windshield. Taking it off got rid of the buffeting, but the noise was unbearable and forced the use of earplugs.

The GIVI at the highest 'legal' position of stock bracket gets rid of the wind noise (I can actually hear the motor now), allows me to keep the face shield up even at 55-60, and prevents buffeting for almost all speeds except for the occasional shake on the freeway when there are various crosswinds. I do look through it, but that doesn't bother me. Does it catch the wind? Yes - but not to the point of being scary, and, frankly, I think the sail created by the faring is a much bigger issue than the larger windshield.

The Madstad brackets get almost universal kudos, I just haven't decided if I'm willing to blow another $70 since the GIVI gets me about 95% of the way there...
 

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I did go through a bunch of the threads here and elsewhere, and the GIVI seemed to have the most positive reviews with the fewest negative comments overall, and it's priced $50 - $100 less than the others, so I tried it with the stock mounting bracket.

I came from an old Honda with a huge National Cycle Plexifaring which kept me in a nice quiet bubble with just a nice breeze on my face - so I couldn't stand either the horrid buffeting nor the LOUD wind noise associated with any position of the stock V-Strom windshield. Taking it off got rid of the buffeting, but the noise was unbearable and forced the use of earplugs.

The GIVI at the highest 'legal' position of stock bracket gets rid of the wind noise (I can actually hear the motor now), allows me to keep the face shield up even at 55-60, and prevents buffeting for almost all speeds except for the occasional shake on the freeway when there are various crosswinds. I do look through it, but that doesn't bother me. Does it catch the wind? Yes - but not to the point of being scary, and, frankly, I think the sail created by the faring is a much bigger issue than the larger windshield.

The Madstad brackets get almost universal kudos, I just haven't decided if I'm willing to blow another $70 since the GIVI gets me about 95% of the way there...

just get them job done
 

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Thanks for the info! Traveling to Deals Gap soon and wanted some info on this. I raised my windshield to the highest position and really not to pleased with the results. The GIVI looks like the choice of people who know!............Oh yeah, to the funny guys that replied. It's not about being lazy. Most of my hobbies,like riding my Strom, take most of my time rather than spending most of it in front of a computer scrolling threads! Thanks to the ones with helpful replies!!!!!!!
 
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