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Offline Mad River Marc

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Best option for a short screen
« on: May 17, 2017, 07:50:58 pm »
So I am looking for a better windsheild for my bike...  Currently have a Vstream which is great when it's cool out, but when it's hot as heck not so much...

I no longer have the stocker otherwise I would just cut that down, so what do y'all recommend ?

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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 08:13:26 pm »
     I personally liked the short CalSci shields. I used them on both the C14 and still have the one from my FJR. I liked them in smoke color since I wasn't looking through them and it helped keep the sun at bay. It also looked cool.  ;D
     As to your stock shield, IIRC, I boxed up and placed it in my barn when we changed it out the day we bought that V Stream a while back. I'm sure it's still in there with my stock pile of FJR shields. We haven't talked in probably 30 years or so now or I would have mentioned it to you. And of course the phone dials both ways so we both get blame for the lack of communication as of late. I guess we just get busy with our lives.  :(

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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2017, 08:21:24 pm »
Hi,
         MRA Vario! :great:

The little screen, that could! ;D >:D >:D >:D

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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2017, 08:27:51 pm »
Hey Bob!!!

I totally forgot that I had left it at your place! (I thought I had tossed it when I moved in with my significant other :) )

Yeah the phone works both ways, that is one thing I REALLY suck at is keeping in touch with people who aren't on FB :)
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2017, 09:57:28 pm »
Cee Bailey euro mini
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2017, 10:05:42 pm »
CalSci tinted shorty


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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2017, 10:14:55 pm »
Hi,
        Ok, here's the "Beast", with the MRA tinted Vario!!! :great:
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Re: Best option for a short screen
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2017, 10:34:20 pm »
Cee Bailey euro mini

 :iagree: What she said!
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2017, 03:26:07 am »
Hi,
        Ok, here's the "Beast", with the MRA tinted Vario!!! :great:

+1

Here's mine with the MRA Vario and the Madstad brackets...


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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2017, 03:22:01 pm »
Cee Bailey euro mini

I would really appreciate seeing a pic of this Euro Mini, installed.
Cee Bailey website doesn't have a Concours "mini" pic.

Question to all...a 2008 windcscreen mount geometry is the same as a 2017, exclusive of the vent assembly?
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2017, 03:38:05 pm »
        Ok, here's the "Beast", with the MRA tinted Vario!!! :great:

I have a 2016 C14 so I don't have the outer black covers, the left and right covers that conceal the rubber dampers.
$11.50 ea left & right from Kaw.
Does MRA supply these?

Thanks
« Last Edit: May 18, 2017, 04:07:15 pm by JDSCO »
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2017, 03:43:45 pm »
Here's mine with the MRA Vario and the Madstad brackets...
Your pic "Stelvio Pass" is extremely cool. And I thought Colorado had awesome passes.
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2017, 04:13:54 pm »
Cee Bailey euro mini

I would really appreciate seeing a pic of this Euro Mini, installed.
Cee Bailey website doesn't have a Concours "mini" pic.

Question to all...a 2008 windcscreen mount geometry is the same as a 2017, exclusive of the vent assembly?

I will post one in a little bit. I have tried, but my Internet connection is very weak at the moment.
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2017, 04:27:46 pm »
Cee Bailey euro mini

I would really appreciate seeing a pic of this Euro Mini, installed.
Cee Bailey website doesn't have a Concours "mini" pic.

Question to all...a 2008 windcscreen mount geometry is the same as a 2017, exclusive of the vent assembly?

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Re: Best option for a short screen
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Cee Bailey mini


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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2017, 06:10:19 pm »
        Ok, here's the "Beast", with the MRA tinted Vario!!! :great:

I have a 2016 C14 so I don't have the outer black covers, the left and right covers that conceal the rubber dampers.
$11.50 ea left & right from Kaw.
Does MRA supply these?

Thanks

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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2017, 06:16:55 pm »
Here's my must have accessory for any windscreen year round. Wind when you want, quiet when you want. I have used it on rental bikes and it may be all the stock windscreen needs to be a performer. Mounted on a cut down VStream in this pic.   

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/mra-variotouring-bolt-on-windscreen-spoiler-blade-windshield-extension-33-25-cm-vta2-shape



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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #18 on: May 18, 2017, 06:30:21 pm »
I talked with CalSci, CeeBailey and Twisted Throttle for MRA

Cee Bailey breaks out their website products by model year for fitment and their sales dept. states, as an example, that 2008 windshield mount geometry is not the same as 2015+. This is not true!

Twisted Throttle says that the MRA Viaro will only fit up to 2014. "if your model year is not on our website, it won't fit". This is not true.

CalSci website, under Kaw Concours windshields, states that a 2008+ windshields will fit your 2015+model and if requested, they will give you the lh rh black covers for FREE! 
FREE!
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2017, 06:35:13 pm »
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2017, 09:54:59 am »
Stock `08-`09 is pretty good for the summer heat here in FL. :great:
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2017, 07:12:58 pm »
Kinda liking the MRA Viaro    but sadly nobody has them in stock :( 
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #22 on: May 21, 2017, 12:29:42 am »
The summer shield for my 2010 is an OEM shield from an '08. Works great. Got it free.
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2017, 01:04:59 am »

Here's mine with the MRA Vario and the Madstad brackets...

"Hey",,, I recognize that picture!!
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Re: Best option for a short screen
« Reply #24 on: May 21, 2017, 02:18:31 am »
Hi,
        Ha!

A LOT of pics there with different screens... :great:

And I'm still happy with my choice! ;D

Remember that lip on the MRA Vario does a good job of deflecting the wind! :motonoises:

Hard to explain but it works! :beerchug:
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