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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 05:34 AM Thread Starter
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What is the best windshield for the versys
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the one that suits YOUR needs
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the one that suits YOUR needs
+1 BD! I have the medium Givi and love it. SC is a great screen but too heavy for the V.

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I've got the stock screen and a Givi. The Givi is on now, because it's a bit chilly and the extra wind protection is nice. When the weather is better, I tend to keep the stock screen on.

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I don't mean to sound like a horse's ###, but there are too many unknowns in your question to give a reasonable answer. Ther range is none to billboard size and so are the applications

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Windscreen from a Volvo 740 Estate is pretty good....hampers the filtering a bit though


...just kidding, I'll put in a vote for the MRA Touring Vario screen with spoiler

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Stock has been just peachy for me.

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Just installed the MRA Vario with X-creen yesterday. Will try it out soon and report back.
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post #9 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 12:35 PM
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for what year V?
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I don't mean to sound like a horse's ###, but there are too many unknowns in your question to give a reasonable answer. Ther range is none to billboard size and so are the applications

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Too late!

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I know tough question but just wanted to get an idea of what is being used,
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post #14 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-17-2012, 08:56 PM
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Got a Givi for sale in the "For Sale" section, it was a great addition to my V, it is in excellent shape. Have a picture of it on my bike. PM me if your interested, I'm willing to deal.

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Givi Tall Screen with MRA wind deflector and Air vent. Provides variable setting for air flow to body and over helmet. DIY PROJECT.

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Windshields are very subjective because you need to balance the wind protection and the looks. Because there are so many designs out there, it will affect the looks of the bike and this is down to personal preference.

I got a MRA with Vario Screen. Its way better than stock. However the vario screen is too small for me as the wind buffeting is slightly there. I might wanna try the X screen as the screen is taller and will offer better protection.

I am 6ft tall.

Good luck and happy hunting.
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I've got the stock screen and a Givi. The Givi is on now, because it's a bit chilly and the extra wind protection is nice. When the weather is better, I tend to keep the stock screen on.
Me? Stocker and a modded Yamaha Majesty, which is on NOW because it's coldern hell, here in AZ during the winter....


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Just installed the MRA Vario with X-creen yesterday. Will try it out soon and report back.
Much better than stock if you can find the right position. Problem is, I'm struggling to get there. If I tuck myself under the bottom screen, it's real quiet. But I can't seem to find the right position when seated normally. I'm 5' 11". Is there anyone of the same height who has the MRA with X-screen who can take a picture of their setting?
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Parabellum medium tilted back with rubber spacers to allow air under the screen (5'11")


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post #20 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-23-2012, 07:48 PM
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The MRA Vario screens slants too much IMO. I modified the brackets to make it stand more vertically and so far, it suits my needs. I'm about 5'10".

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