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Old 05-15-2007, 11:25 AM   #1
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If I were you, I would look up the VTX owners group online and ask them. They'll have all the experience with every model windshield you could imagine and it will be model specific to your bike.



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Old 05-15-2007, 12:07 PM   #2
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I agree with the Fox about seeking advice from other owners. Here's mine from a different type bike:

Buy a windshield you can just see over. Go to Clearviewshields.com and buy a vent that you can install in the shield for airflow when you want it.

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Old 05-15-2007, 12:08 PM   #3
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The Memphis Shades screen I use occasionally on my Low Rider has held up for years. Heavy duty, clear, good shape. I can slouch a bit if it's raining or sit up straight if I want the breeze.
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Old 05-15-2007, 12:16 PM   #4
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There are many fine brands with excellent features out there as you know. My bug killer of choice over the years has been Memphis shades. They have good product support and are well made. I'm now a purist and ride without fixed bags or a screen. It's a tradeoff as most things are. I feel your pain in the heat. At around 100 degrees it's like riding behind an afterburner, but I still prefer that to the biting cold though. Good luck.
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Old 05-15-2007, 12:22 PM   #5
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"I'm now a purist and ride without fixed bags or a screen."



This is the funniest thing I've read in awhile. Even for this site.
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Old 05-15-2007, 01:23 PM   #6
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get the national cycles switchblade. It is superior to the memphis in workmanship and comes off in less than 5 seconds. it cant be beat.
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Old 05-15-2007, 01:50 PM   #7
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I've used NC's plexifairings for years on my naked standards and cruisers. Their quality is excellent.
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Old 05-15-2007, 03:13 PM   #8
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Ride Nekkid!!



(can't get any more "pure" than that, eh?)
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Old 05-15-2007, 03:27 PM   #9
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corbin makes a nifty little gadget. I'm not sure if it works or not but the theory is sound atleast.



they also have one specifically for your model.



it's more of a windfoil then a windscreen and it looks kinda funky and expensive..



i don't know anyone thats used one either.. would love to hear from someone that's used one to see what they thought.. I'm thinking the looks are scare most away though.



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Old 05-15-2007, 04:08 PM   #10
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I had the National Deflector on my naked bike. It gave me plenty of wind protection, but at the cost of some turbulence/buffeting. The adjustable rake helps (lean it further back for less turbulence but a bit less protection), and it can be taken on or off in a few seconds. I took it off for hot weather (100+ F) because I preferred the extra air flow, and left it on for long trips and colder weather.



Of course, results with the same screen will vary for different bikes and people. Good luck
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