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Best A/M Wind Screen Hand Guard Combo

So what is the best after market wind screen and Hand Guard combo?

I like the GIVI screen but read that it has issues with some hand guards...

So what is the best combo...
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For me, stock screen and a Zeta guard with a Vista Cruise Universal.
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Mine will be once I get my BarkBusters installed and design a sheild for use with Hand Guards.

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I have the Givi and use Powermadd guards.

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For all you Canadian Versys owners out there dealing with ordering parts from the US, paying high exchange rates plus shipping and often duty and sales tax, I found a great local source for the KTM handguards mentioned by several other members. The Toronto dealer is Parker Bros. Powersports (www.powersports.ca). The item number is 6000207910030 and sells for $62.99 CAD. They come in black or KTM orange. They provide full coverage without complicated mounting and have no logos plastered all over them. The main reason for the low price is that they don't have a steel or aluminum bar that reinforces them like most of the more expensive models have. I have ridden off road bikes for years and crashed many times but I've never broken or even cracked the all plastic handguards I have. My main concern with handguards is the wind protection on those cold days we know so well north of the border. For the money these are the best looking and easiest to install handguards out there.

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Cyra Probend handguards and a wind screen mede from a three snap bubble shield.
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I have Barkbusters with the Vario screen, very happy!

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I don't know what's the best combo, but if the question was about non-interference installation, KTM handguards and a Powerbronze screen work.




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I have the Givi and Acerbis MultiConcept Touring.

I think the issues of interference that were experienced by some were found to be avoidable by adjusting handlebars back a bit. At least that worked for me. I did not have to shave or trim anything.

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Ditto on the Givi and Acerbis Multiconcept Touring (with a Madstad bracket).
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I have the Givi and I get an annoying harmonic vibration at 3000 to 3300 rpm.Anyway to fix that issue.I have tried loosening,tightening and additional rubber mounts.
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Hi Dbocz,

Having the Givi and Zeta handguards.
The handguards do touch the Givi when at full lock and have seen some bikers trip the Givi's side.
Have however keep my Givi as it is with rubber washers to tilt it down a bit more and forward.


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Mine will be once I get my BarkBusters installed and design a sheild for use with Hand Guards.
BarkBusters with Storm guards do not hit any of the shields I make. Its a pretty decent combo in my opinion.
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Where did you get the header shield gti20v?
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Its an ALGARD.

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acerbis dual road

I have to check this on the road, but i have got the Acerbis dual road and the vario screen. No contact between the two whatsoever.
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