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Hello V-Strommers,

Because my windshield (original and touring) does not give me enough protection, I have created an airflow from the original screen. It drives great:thumbup: It is minimal 10, up to 16 cm higher than the Original windshield.

Greetings,

Peter
 

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Great job Peter,
Did you drill the original windshield, install the hardware and then attach the second part of the windshield system? Genius idea. Tell us the details please:mrgreen:
 

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That looks great. I was wondering how a GIVI Airflow would look on the new VEE II :thumbup:

Even though GIVI haven't announced an Airflow for this bike yet, your design certainly shows how it should look.

Nice looking 2014 DL1000 you have there. Really like the black and the full decal kit looks absolutely awesome. Plus with the Trekker box, you have your bike starting to look the way I want it to when I get one.
 

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Great job Peter,
Did you drill the original windshield, install the hardware and then attach the second part of the windshield system? Genius idea. Tell us the details please:mrgreen:
Yes Chirosyd,

I have drilled 2 holes in the original screen and install the hardware. The second part of the windshield is from my 'old' V-Strom 650 L3. You can still adjust the screen with the Air-Flow mounted. :thumbup:

It 's not as difficult as it seems. The drilling and the location of the holes is is the hardest:headbang: I first made the mold for where the holes should be. This is very precise work. If you want a mold for the holes, let me know.



@FoxOrange: The bike is almost ready. only LED indicators, ER6 mirrors, and heated grips.

See You,

Peter
 

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Hello V-Strommers,

Because my windshield (original and touring) does not give me enough protection, I have created an airflow from the original screen. It drives great:thumbup: It is minimal 10, up to 16 cm higher than the Original windshield.

Greetings,

Peter
Ingenious!! :thumbup:

Great work on that Rhino, looks like it's an official Givi item.

If the actual Givi Airflow screen that Givi end up releasing doesn't look this good, I think I'll do the same thing instead :yesnod:

Again, good job.
 

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The only buffeting and windscreen thread for the DL1000A

Anyone know of any aftermarket windshields available for the ’14 yet? I purchased the so called “Touring” screen from Suzuki but at my height (6’2”), it’s not going to cut it.

Anyone familiar with the X-Creen sold by Twisted Throttle? Recommendations?
 

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This will likely turn into the only thread on buffeting and windscreens for the Vee2. Please keep experiences with other models off this thread as they do not apply and need to be in the sticky threads for those models.

Why wait? Stuck and retitled.
 

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Vee 2 regular windshield:

I have had a lot of buffeting above 55 mph and if I open my visor the wind is right in my eyes.
I am 5'8" and i find it worse then my old 07 vee before installing the mra windshield. will do the same here they second the come out with in the us (their website already shows two models ).
 

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Nice job! Is the Airflow mounted to the stock ’14 screen or the ‘touring’ screen? You stated the Airflow came from your 650, is that the AF3101? Someone posted that Givi is coming out with a specific Airflow for the ’14 (AF3105??) but I can’t find it in retail yet. I think I would do what you did, rather than wait.
 

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I find that the stock windshield is much better than what was provided on my stock '09 Wee and at 6'1" I am not getting much if any buffeting. Part of this must be due to getting lots more airflow and it's generally "cleaner" air. With all the angles and bends and folds in it, it at least looks like someone spent a little time in a wind tunnel with it rather than just guessing on a shape as must have been the case in the previous generation.

However, based on my great experience with the one smoke-colored MRA Tall Touring screen on my Wee, I do plan on getting an MRA Vario Touring screen as soon as they become available...which looks to be very soon:

https://www.mrashop.de/erp/catalog/navigationPath//1.Sortiment/0.html?mral=1&type=(4118,19,0)&form=(176,20,0)&spr=D
 

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Nice job! Is the Airflow mounted to the stock ’14 screen or the ‘touring’ screen? You stated the Airflow came from your 650, is that the AF3101? Someone posted that Givi is coming out with a specific Airflow for the ’14 (AF3105??) but I can’t find it in retail yet. I think I would do what you did, rather than wait.
I have used the original (not the touring) screen. The Airflow from my 650 was the AF3101. I was Thursday at Givi for the new suitcase rack (view other topic) and told me that the Airflow for the V-Strom 1000 L4 comes next month.

With greetings

Peter
 

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I just bought the adventure version, it has the taller windscreen, I found no issues with buffeting, the airflow felt fine over the helmet, i'm 5'11 225lbs.
 

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I just purchased a new candy red 2014 DL1000. Just the ride from the dealer to home cured me of the stock windscreen. I called CalSci and they said it would be at least six months before they got anything out for the new bike. So, I got my tools out and built myself a new windshield. I started with a 21"X21" piece of 3/16" Plexiglass and cut it out with jig saw and bent it with a heat gun. I secured it with nylon and neoprene washers against 3/4" pieces of weather strip onto the stock brackets. Due to bad weather, I have only had it up to 40 MPH but it blows the air well over my head and I am 6'1" tall. Hope I can get it out on the highway in the next couple of days and see what it does at 75 MPH.

I would show some pics but I see that we can no longer load them up from our computers. Don't know why that was changed.
 

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Hi peter. I am new to the site. I have just got my new vstrom the first one that I have . I had a new Busa and traded it in for the new vstrom. The only thing I don't like is the wind hitting my helmet so I got the touring screen and that was not doing the job. So I have orded a new 650 airflow and I am going to do the same as you. Cant weight for one to come out. In New Zealand they say only by September.Apart from the wind I am 1.82 m tall the bike is great . I got the first black one in Christchurch and they have sold three since they came out 3 weeks ago. I have done 1500 klm since I got it.
 

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My long ride yesterday served up some answers for me. Oddly, the best position for the screen was the all the way back one. My new Shoei handles streamlining the wind quite well but with anything other than all the way back, I had a nice vibrating buffet. The Shoei also seals at the neck quite well but without earplugs well buried in my ears, the wind noise was still loud. Today I am going out with the windshield mounted on the lower screwholes but I can't see it making much of a difference. After the big screen on the NTX I guess I'm spoiled enough to look for another.:green_lol:
 

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Has anyone tried the MRA touring X-creen? Do the brackets sit attach to the flared top of the screen alright or does it have to be mounted below the flare, thereby losing half the height?
 

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Moved the screen up on the top mounting holes. Made a tiny bit of difference and yesterdays's fast ride didn't bother me a lot so I might stick with it for a while. High wind noise, tho. Even with ear plugs.
 

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I had a chance to take a 65 mile ride with the new windshield yesterday. It was really windy so it gave me a chance to really wring it out. The new shield worked great. It throws the wind well over my head at all speeds from slow all the way up to 75 MPH. The air flow is pretty calm except in cross winds but that is true with all shields. I showed it to the dealer where I bought the bike and he couldn't believe I made it. It'll work until I get a CalSci touring screen when they get up to speed.

I'll try to post some pic here and see how it works. Haven't done this link stuff before.

http://s34.photobucket.com/user/jdjjdjgreen/media/IMG_0600_zps88b70444.jpg.html?sort=3&o=3
http://s34.photobucket.com/user/jdjjdjgreen/media/IMG_0603_zpscd433e7e.jpg.html?sort=3&o=1
http://s34.photobucket.com/user/jdjjdjgreen/media/IMG_0601_zpse03479d8.jpg.html?sort=3&o=2
http://s34.photobucket.com/user/jdjjdjgreen/media/IMG_0604_zpsa711cc37.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
 

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Home made windscreen test

I finally got a chance to give the home made windshield a good highway test. All the way up to 75+ it is pretty much buffet free. The wind goes well over my head at any speed. It would probably do a little better in crosswinds if I had made it just a little wider, but it is still really good. Took a 100 mile loop through all kinds of roads from city streets to freeway. Averaged 55 MPG!
 

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