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post #1 of 5 Old Dec 20th, 2005, 2:06 am Thread Starter
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Windshield wind

Hi everyone. Just a quick question. Has anyone blocked up the hole under the windshield and is there a devise made that looks good to plug up the hole? I ride with an open face helmet. I stuffed a towel in the hole and found a big difference in the wind around my helmet and in my face (a lot less). I thought it was a nicer ride.
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post #2 of 5 Old Dec 20th, 2005, 12:04 pm
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I saw one bike whose owner cut an appropriate sized piece of soft dark furniture foam and velcroed it in place on the front of the nose under the lower part of the windshield. When the windshield was lowered it compressed the foam and when raised it rebound to size and blocked most of the air.

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Found this in the archives from the old site
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How many times do the big bugs enter vent area in shield, explode on dash raining bug parts all over you ?

I came up with this because of excessive bug juice splatter

Screen shown comes from a woodcutter / loggers safety helmet & is held in place with velcro.

Really cool thing is the bigger the bug, the soft mesh screen absorbs impact and bug bounces off

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post #4 of 5 Old Dec 20th, 2005, 3:41 pm
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Love your inventiveness! Great Idea!

I think the "Air Hole" needs to be there to balance the air flow on the front/ Back. Your idea accomplishes this.

Well done.

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Originally Posted by BillCav
Hi everyone. Just a quick question. Has anyone blocked up the hole under the windshield and is there a devise made that looks good to plug up the hole? I ride with an open face helmet. I stuffed a towel in the hole and found a big difference in the wind around my helmet and in my face (a lot less). I thought it was a nicer ride.
Here is your answer. http://www.aeroflowscreens.com/k1200lt_aeroscreen.htm
The screen works great. One must adapt to the distortion in the lower portion of the screen.
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