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post #1 of 10 Old Jan 15th, 2009, 10:56 am Thread Starter
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I am getting ready to order a new windshield. I think the Cee Bailey #2/wings -2" is the plan. Cee Bailey says with their shields they recomend top of windshield at about chin height. Does anyone out there have any unsolicited comments on the CB shields? thanks Mark

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post #2 of 10 Old Jan 15th, 2009, 11:09 am
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I have a Cee Baileys #2 -2 and love it. I'm 6'3" w/36" inseam. Full down I get a face full of air. About half up, I look over the top of the shield and ride in a quiet pocket 1 up. 2 up, I adjust up or down to reduce helmet buffeting or back pressure. Full up I look through the shield in rain and stay pretty dry. Point is I can actually see through it with no haze & very little distortion. Hope you enjoy yours as much as I enjoy mine.

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I have the CB #2 -4. I hate looking through the windshield and this shield lets me enjoy the benifits of the original height shield ....wind goes right over me. Love it!

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The Cee Bailey #2 is simply the best windshield for the LT, period. And I've tried them all.

If you're tall (6' or more), travel two-up a lot, or like tall windshields, go with the -2" version. If you prefer shorter windshields overall, then go with a -4" version.

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My (new to me) 2000 LT had a Cee Bailey #2-2 with wings when I bought it used. I have not had a chance to ride with any other windshields any distance. So far it does the job very nicely. I am 6' with a 32" inseam and my wife is 5'8". When riding solo I can run with it down all the way and I have a good amount of wind and I am looking over the top. I can raise it around half way and see through the shield and ride in "the cone of silence". Riding 2 up I have been just raising it all of the way for my wife and I can see through the windshield with virtually no distortion.

Although I only have limited experience with other brands and configurations, if I needed a new windshield tomorrow I would go with the Cee Bailey again.

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The Cee Bailey #2 is simply the best windshield for the LT, period. And I've tried them all.

If you're tall (6' or more), travel two-up a lot, or like tall windshields, go with the -2" version. If you prefer shorter windshields overall, then go with a -4" version.
I thought Cee Bailey used acrylic rather than polycarbonate? Have they changed material?

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CB's windshields are still acrylic.

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Hi All
I am getting ready to order a new windshield. I think the Cee Bailey #2/wings -2" is the plan. Cee Bailey says with their shields they recomend top of windshield at about chin height. Does anyone out there have any unsolicited comments on the CB shields? thanks Mark
+1 on the CB #2 -2". I am 6'1" and have the #2 -2 without wings. My only (minor) complaint is that when the temp drops, you notice more air coming around the sides than with the stock w/s. In colder climates and winter use, I think the wings would make it a perfect windshield.

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I have a Cee Bailey #2, -2 with wings that I have been very pleased with. However, after viewing demonstrations of what happens when acrylic shields get struck by an object, I don't think I would buy another one. The BMW shield is polycarbonate for a good reason.

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CB's windshields are still acrylic.
Then they can't be the best as was claimed by someone earlier! No way I'd want to ride behind an acrylic shield.

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