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VN2000 windshield advise, please

1462 Views 5 Replies 6 Participants Last post by  Knightrider
I've just finished a lot of web searching and I am no closer to a decision than when I began. Its too important/costly to just buy something that looks nice in a photo. I've ridden this new bike about 3000 miles without a shield and usually enjoy that feel. I plan to take some longer trips in the summer and I know I'll be sorry if I don't get a shield. I wear a fullfaced helmet and am not looking for complete protection from the wind. How high must the shield be (relative to my face) to give some wind reduction to my helmet, but not totally isolate me? Ease of removal is an issue also since I'll only want it on for longer rides. I'm also worried about the severe buffeting others have said their shields created......that can be more fatigueing than roadspeed wind. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Depending on your height and if you are going to change the seat a 17" Memphis Shades with lowers looks and works very good. The lowers are required to stop helmet buffeting that comes up under the windshield. I am 6' tall and bought a 15" shield. After installing a Mustang saddle I found that I sit up higher and ordered a 17".
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