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Old 08-14-2006, 11:45 AM   #53
robD
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Originally Posted by gareth h
I've been considering a SM for some time, but have been concerned about wind protection, however saw one on hols in France that appeared to have a screen. Anybody know if this is a one off or a readily available part?
I don't know about the availability of a screen, but, I ran a BMW F650GS Dakar for 4 years, and the tiny wind deflector above the headlamp on the 950sm (the black bit in wpb's photo above) is FAR more effective up to 90 mph than the Dakar screen. The buffeting from the Dakar's screen and mirrors used to make my neck muscles creak something awful after an a hour or so.... NOT been a problem on the 950SM. My experience only... Your mileage may vary... Don't run with scissors.... etc etc

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