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Offline Daimo

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Which of these is the best for the 650X
« on: August 19, 2016, 18:58:20 »
Been doing some reading in this section, and obviously different people prefer different screens.  I need a screen to prevent the upcoming buffeting (not picked up the bike yet).  As I commute all year all weather, I want something to "hide" behind when its chucking it down with rain, and obviously to stop the buffeting I read a lot about. So far its down to:

Pyramid:
https://www.pyramid-plastics.co.uk/accessory.html?h=14_100322&accessoryCode=3599&d=DL650+VSTROM+Screen+2012+Touring+Style+Clear+&partNumber=400171W

Looks pretty good, a bit higher, but quite wide which "should" stop the majority of the rain.  83

Or

Givi 3101DT

http://s1379.photobucket.com/user/Hrdwrguy/media/04691d6a137b430fa21d162e02adb1f5_zps1e5ff1c5.jpg.html

Very similar tye screen, wide, and slightly cheaper at 75

Then there's the other Givi screen, AF3101, all adjustable, but to be honest, its ruddy ugly so not on my preferred list.

So far its between the top two, I guess they are very similar.  Has anyone got any opinions on them both for what I need them for?  I'm on the motorway for about 17 miles per day, so if the rain is lashing down I want to be able to drop my head and shoulders down a bit to stop the majority of the rain hitting me.

Offline Joe Rocket

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Re: Which of these is the best for the 650X
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2016, 19:13:38 »
I can't say about your 'top two' but the AF3101 covers the buffeting problem and even throws the rain forward! OK, beauty is in the eyes etc.........  :shrug:

I like it!  :icon_wink:
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