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Old 10-13-2010, 04:44 AM   #1
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Looking for a Givi Windshield for my SYM HD200

It's rapidly getting cooler up here in the frozen north, and I'm looking for a GIVI 105A screen and A290A fit kit for my scoot.

The Canadian and US distributors are back-ordered, I can find the screen at various online stores, but I'm having trouble locating the mounting kit.

Anybody have one they'd like to sell, or know of a dealer that's got one in stock?
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Old 10-13-2010, 05:55 PM   #2
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why not make one out of lexacon instead? saves a 120 buck. most hardware store can sell a peace of it. cutting is simple to do and making up mounts is just about the same thing.
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Old 10-14-2010, 04:34 AM   #3
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Hmmm...

I like the tidy appearance and reported good stability of the Givi kit for the HD.

On the other hand, I am something of a tinkerer. I fabricated a rack mount for an XS650 out of aluminum plate once, and I've made a couple of seat lifts for bikes that didn't sit high enough for my oversized frame.

I never thought about trying my hand at a windshield, and I've never seen a home-made one in my travels.

Anybody got pictures of their home-made efforts?
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Old 10-14-2010, 06:05 AM   #4
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all depends on how many hard angles there are. if it's just a simple curve then it's not hard to make it up because lexicon well bend with out breaking. Then again some motorcycle salvage guy well have something for the same price as the lexicon cost.
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:21 AM   #5
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My Home-made Eite windscreen

I took an old sportbike windshield that I had lying around, and trimmed it with a Dremel tool.
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:22 AM   #6
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Honda Elite Windscreen

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Old 10-19-2010, 05:25 AM   #7
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Building a windscreen

Then I turned it upside down, polished the front of it, spray painted the back of it black, and finally added some mounting tabs that I made out of an old motorcycle license plate.
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:26 AM   #8
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Elite windscreen

Then I mounted it on my '87 Honda Elite. Viola!
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:28 AM   #9
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last picture

It's been on the bike for over a year, and it blocks the wind quite nicely. It's sturdy, and I think it compliments the lines of the scooter.
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:41 AM   #10
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Side view of Elite with home-made windscreen

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Old 10-19-2010, 06:07 AM   #11
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Incredible! What a great job and it perfectly fits the lines of the scoot!

Thanks for posting the pics.
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