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Offline Raymond

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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #25 on: June 08, 2013, 01:38:44 am »
You say you applaud them, yet you say it could be done better... Which is it???  :19: Now before you get too serious... I'm not upset... You haven't stepped on my toes and  :rotflmao: I guess you are young enough so as not to get my Rosanna Rosannadanna statement... I'm gettin' old... I meant to say Emily Litella...
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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #26 on: June 08, 2013, 01:45:47 am »
Yeah, I was wondering about that myself. But the truly big finish was Marty suggesting to just get in on the 'shield swapping on the other forum.

The truth really is stranger than fiction.

Kinda'  :o  Kinda'  :rotflmao:  and kinda'   :confuse:  all at the same time.

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You say you applaud them, yet you say it could be done better... Which is it??? 

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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #27 on: June 08, 2013, 01:48:35 am »
I went the other way and mounted (easy boys!) an MRA spoiler on top of a CalSci X Large. Makes for a tall screen that works for me. I almost always leave the MRA visor all the way up and just move the windshield up / down as needed but occasionally I do fold the visor down too- it makes for a relatively short windshield considering what I have is about nine inches taller than stock.

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After much research on this forum and much debate ,I recently purchased the MRA vario windscreen from Twisted Throttle.  After a few hundred miles I can report that even though it is a shorter screen its provides less turbulant air and less buffetingat all positions.  At the lowest height it provides more air flow than the stock screen and at the upper position provides a nicer pocket at speed.  Quality piece and was shipped to my door in a few days.
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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #28 on: June 08, 2013, 02:05:18 am »
Ray K,
BOTH!  There is always room for improvement.
I don't want anyone thinking that I am putting anyone over there down. I read that forum as well! Just like on here there is a wealth of great info and people making other peoples' lives just a bit easier or more fulfilled in some way large or small, every day. If there was a lot more of that this would be a much better world to live in.
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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #29 on: June 08, 2013, 03:12:22 am »
Emily Litella.... 'What's all this about endangered feces. How can feces be endangered when we are making more all the time. Why we ought to be concerned about an abundance of feces!

Way back when Chevy Chase was the weekend update anchor and when it really was funny. That puts it in 1975 I believe. Ah good times.... When the Kawi 903 was king of the domain and you could still see the engine on an motorcycle. God help those who tried to ride those things across country' 'dem was real men and women.

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You say you applaud them, yet you say it could be done better... Which is it???  :19: Now before you get too serious... I'm not upset... You haven't stepped on my toes and  :rotflmao: I guess you are young enough so as not to get my Rosanna Rosannadanna statement... I'm gettin' old... I meant to say Emily Litella...

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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2013, 04:12:00 am »
Yeah those were the days... I had a KZ650 with a cafe fairing and thought I had the greatest weather protection. Rode that bike all up and down the east coast...

And to go off tangent again... I just about pissed myself when John Belushi did his Joe Cocker imitation...

Back on track... Brian, you actually mounted the MRA wing on your CalSci? Pics?
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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2013, 01:41:55 pm »
Yeah, thanks for the additional input guys. BTW BDF how tall are you also? I had thoughts of putting the spoiler on a larger screen too but seems like even all the way down the larger screen wouldn't flow much air. I'll find out soon since I'm next for the large screens 'try-out' from the other forum as soon as FM works his box magic.

Sounds like the stock Vario does really well though, but it looks so low to provide a quiet turbulent free zone on the interstate. Must really kick the air up high for it's size.

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Re: MRA Vario windscreen
« Reply #32 on: June 10, 2013, 02:43:13 pm »
I cannot comment on the Vario. I bought an Aeroflo large for my 2012.  This screen is not 'warm' to ride behind but does provide a calm platform for the miles to accumulate.  There is a good amount of air that wraps around the back of the shield.  It does not seem to hurt gas milage and may be a testament to aerodymanics.  I rode up to the Thousand Islands last week, 400 up and 400 back and even hit 50 mpg when it started to warm up.   I dont want to steal this thread but only to shed some light on an alternative of a lage screen that does not run real hot.  I am thinking of getting a V-Stream for cold weather.