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Offline gregstur

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« on: March 04, 2010, 02:44:00 am »
Have a beautiful Clearvue sheid on my '05.  A little bit of buffeting; short of buying a taller shield, can I do some sort of Baker wing or something?  Or should I look into the euro fairng shields?  I'm 6'1"

Offline Hank

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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2010, 10:50:00 am »

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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2010, 11:58:00 am »
Don't mean to high-jack, but really like the looks of that bike cover they have.  Only problem I see is rolling it up wet.  "If it hasn't killed me yet, it's runnin out of time"    COG # 8062  AMA # 1084053  ROMA or Scarlet harlot acording to my wife
Well...even if you fall on your face you're still moving forward.

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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2010, 02:32:00 pm »
It is all a matter of getting the air coming off the top of the shield to not hit you in the face and to come off smooth.  My Rifle does fine.  Air hits me just above the helmet shield when I slouch.  That allows air into my helmet and smooth enough flow.  If I sit up I look over the shield more for rain.  If I lean forward more it is even more quiet and smooth.  Photos[/url]
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2010, 02:36:00 pm »
The tour king half cover they sell here is not bad.  It packs real small and dries fast.  I have also put it away wet for a few hours and then dried it when I got home with no bad effects.    http://www.cog-online.org/clubportal/cart/Details.cfm?clubID=1328&cart=24561726&mID=218392&ProdID=796&category=227  Photos[/url]
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2010, 07:41:00 pm »
Have a beautiful Clearvue shield on my '05.  A little bit of buffeting; short of buying a taller shield, can I do some sort of Baker wing or something?  Or should I look into the euro fairing shields?  I'm 6'1 "    I am also 6'1" and I am 4 inches taller from the butt up than my friend you is also 6'1". I set down on his bike and my eyes where way above his windshield. He said "how in the hell can that be".  He sat down on his workbench and said measure to the top of my head.  I thought he was nuts but did it anyhow.  Then i sat down and he measured me.    I have a short inseam and a tall body, he is just the opposite.      Even the best of windshield manufactures may not know it is the height from the seat to the top of the shield that counts.  Not how tall you are.      
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« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2010, 12:16:00 am »
I put a Cee Bailey on mine and the difference in buffeting was enormous.  Much better than the stock shield.