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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2018, 04:15:42 am »
I've been using the MRA Vario Touring Screen for several years now.  I use it on top of the Madstad brackets.  It's sporty looking and is smaller than the first generation Connie screen.  I am 6 ft with a 32 inch inseam and this combination gives me great coverage with no buffeting and little noise.  The Madstad brackets lift the windshield to allow more air under the screen and gives lots of adjustability for the screen.  It's a winning combination.  The other MRA Vario windscreen is larger IIRC.   
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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2018, 11:49:52 am »
I have the small version as well with the Madstad brackets lots of adjustment, my problem the more upright the screen is the more backpressure I get. The airflow is very smooth. height 5 ft. 8in.
The wife says it smooths out the airflow and cuts down the wind noise for her as well. 

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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2018, 02:14:53 pm »
MRA Vario for me with Madstad brackets also. I used the shield for several years without the brackets & it worked great. The brackets just made it that much better.

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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2018, 03:13:40 pm »
I have the MRA Vario. I'm 5'-9".

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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2018, 11:23:59 pm »
MRA X-Creen Touring Windshield works for me,no extra brackets,I am 6ft 2inches.

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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2018, 08:51:14 pm »
MRA X-Creen Touring Windshield works for me,no extra brackets,I am 6ft 2inches.

sharp looking... I will be getting one but not in dark.

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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2018, 12:17:50 pm »
I'm too indecisive lol, so I just bought the clamp on touring xcreen to put on my stock shield.  Wasting money on Calsci has made me gunshy on buying another shield.  Pleasantly surprised, it works great!

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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2018, 05:28:43 pm »
I have the MRA Vario. I'm 5'-9".

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I'm 6'2" with a 34" inseam.  I've been reading reviews on all the different windshield options and 4 out of 5 people seem to like any of them, which makes it hard to make an informed decision!  I'm leaning toward the MRA vario touring shield but saw a couple reviews on how "incredibly loud" it is for the rider, which is exactly what I'm trying to get away from.  Thoughts anyone?
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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2018, 12:42:00 pm »
Any chance there's a member in Lincoln or Omaha that has an aftermarket windscreen I could take a look at?  I just don't want to spend ~$200, bolt it on, and then go "nope, that didn't help".
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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2018, 06:44:42 pm »
I'm too indecisive lol, so I just bought the clamp on touring xcreen to put on my stock shield.  Wasting money on Calsci has made me gunshy on buying another shield.  Pleasantly surprised, it works great!
What didn’t you like about the calsci?

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Re: different mra windshields? which one is everyone using?
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2018, 01:02:12 am »
it was a giant pile of horse crap new out of the box.  terrible cuts, unfinished edges, spider cracks in the corners...  followed by Calsci refusing to do anything about it and ignoring me.  I've bought tons of aftermarket products for cars/snowmobiles/atvs and motorcycles over my life.   Never have I got a pile of crap quality part like that.  AC Racing came close with a bumper in 2002 for my Yamaha Rapter ATV but I knew they were cheap crap before I bought