Originally Posted by the darth peach
I already have the taller one, but just cruising in the stock for now
It's not the height. It's getting air under
the screen to relieve pressure build up which leads to buffeting. The concept of the laminar lip, Givi Airflow and lots of other windshields that either use laminar effects or plain and easy a hole in the shield to get rid of that pressure.
When I rode the Tiger I was shocked with how badly I got beaten up by the wind after coming from my Aeroflow equipped F800GS.