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Offline Caffs

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Puig light smoke screen
« on: April 11, 2021, 17:10:45 »
High, does anyone have any experience/thought's on this screen before I take the plunge. Just to add I have a cockpit bar, and it appears that the said screen mounts on a different arrangement.

Offline The Doctor 46

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Re: Puig light smoke screen
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2021, 19:45:29 »
I replaced my screen with a Givi Airflow. I am happy with it but to be honest, the original screen was very good too. My bike makes more noise with the aftermarket screen. I would reconsider whether or not you really need to replace yours.  :thumb:

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Re: Puig light smoke screen
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2021, 19:51:59 »
buy a spoiler to fit on top of your original screen works great no more buffeting. :thumb:

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Re: Puig light smoke screen
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2021, 20:07:53 »
I have an extender but still get some buffeting hence the change. I'm 6" and tall in the body.

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Re: Puig light smoke screen
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2021, 07:25:18 »
Have you tried the tap washer mod on your current screen setup? This inexpensive mod was often used on the earlier models, https://www.v-strom.co.uk/smf/index.php?topic=9238.0. Maybe worth a look at. I make use of the spacer mod plus an Areotrim spoiler. The spoiler is adjustable for tilt, https://flyingbrick.co.za/product/aerotrim-wind-deflector/.

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Re: Puig light smoke screen
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2021, 07:37:22 »
On my K8 wee I had the standard screen, a barn door Givi touring and small sports screen. The best option on that was the standard screen and madstad bracket.
On my Glee I have just fitted the Puig touring screen and in the lower position it's great. It does have 12mm spacers on the top bolts and 8mm spacers on the bottom, which came with it. I bought it secondhand off a forum user.

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Re: Puig light smoke screen
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2021, 14:12:12 »
I have used the standard screen and found a lot of turbulence created.
I switched to a Puig touring screen with the aerofoil and found it brilliant, you literally sit in a sheltered bubble.
I then also purchased an MRA touring screen for summer riding as this gives better airflow around you when riding in hot conditions.
I've now sold my 2016 Veek and am awaiting delivery of a 1050xt.
All the screens are for sale on this site if you're interested.
Cheers Ken