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Old 11-15-2012, 10:52 AM   #181
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What size pelicans are those? What rack did you use? Can you show a picture from behind?
The topbox is a 40, though I wonder if there was a taller one, mine won't accept a helmet which would be nice. The side cases are 35s. I took them w/o the topbox on this trip just to see what living on 70 liters for a few days was like. Other than adding a tent, sleeping bag, and pad - I could pretty easily travel for months with them, so the topbox will make things more cushy.

The right side of my cheapo Givi rack sticks out a bit... I measured the distance from the outside edge of both side cases and came up with 38", so I don't really care that they're off center, which was unnoticeable when riding. I even put more of the weight in each one trying to throw off the balance, but again I didn't notice bupkis. The rack is Givi PLR6401 and my sole reason for buying it was cost: $113.84, a little more than half what I'm seeing them for now. I bought from http://www.cli-maxridinggear.com/servlet/StoreFront though they're $190 now, most stores have them @ $200+

For the most part the Tiger/Givi/Caribou combo works ok. Caribou built their cases to work with the rack, not knowing what bike the rack would be installed on. So the lock on the left side box really has to be worked to get it on or off, especially with the topbox on. This is due to the top side of the lock hitting the grab rail as you turn it. But I can live with this.

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Old 11-16-2012, 02:09 PM   #182
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FBJ: What do you use now? So you ended up not liking both the Givi screens?

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no the bracket are different. it uses the same threaded holes but the bracket is totally different. You may be able to find some directions online that would show it better. I no longer use or have the screen.
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Old 11-16-2012, 02:14 PM   #183
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I am 5' 11" with 34 " in seam. Tried the Triumph Tall windscreen at the high position today. The buffeting was horrendously bad, even worse than the stock screen. I have adjusted it to the very low and give it a try in the evening. But looks like I will need to go on a different route to find a solution for the wind noise/buffeting.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:05 AM   #184
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Anyone have a Triumph Adjustable High Screen Kit? HERE

I'm looking for something that will cut down the noise and wind blast a bit. Do not want the much more expensive Madstat (sp?) and others, although they probably do work well. I like the looks of the one in the link, but I'm not sure if it will do much to cut down noise and blast.

Pictues would be appreciated, along with a comparison in the size of the stock 'screen and the Adjustable High Screen.

I'm 6', 33 inch inseam. BIke has top and side cases, Givi tank bag.

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Old 01-21-2013, 09:25 AM   #185
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Anyone have a Triumph Adjustable High Screen Kit? HERE

I'm looking for something that will cut down the noise and wind blast a bit. Do not want the much more expensive Madstat (sp?) and others, although they probably do work well. I like the looks of the one in the link, but I'm not sure if it will do much to cut down noise and blast.

Pictues would be appreciated, along with a comparison in the size of the stock 'screen and the Adjustable High Screen.

I'm 6', 33 inch inseam. BIke has top and side cases, Givi tank bag.

Thanks.
There are several owners of that shield on here. Some have liked and others have gotten rid of it. It's like seats, depends on the person.
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:37 AM   #186
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There are several owners of that shield on here. Some have liked and others have gotten rid of it. It's like seats, depends on the person.
Heck, I think it's much worse than seats! Right now that one (OEM Adj Tall screen) and the Givi 6401 look like the most attractive to ME. I'm trying to figure out how tall the Triimph on is.....looks a LOT shorter than the Givi.
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:34 AM   #187
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Anyone have a Triumph Adjustable High Screen Kit? HERE

I'm looking for something that will cut down the noise and wind blast a bit. Do not want the much more expensive Madstat (sp?) and others, although they probably do work well. I like the looks of the one in the link, but I'm not sure if it will do much to cut down noise and blast.

Pictues would be appreciated, along with a comparison in the size of the stock 'screen and the Adjustable High Screen.

I'm 6', 33 inch inseam. BIke has top and side cases, Givi tank bag.

Thanks.
I'm on my 3rd version of wind screens. All the others I've had others have loved. So many factors which include... helmet, rider height, etc. Madstad is probably the fan favorite. I'm back to the stock screen.
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:35 AM   #188
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Heck, I think it's much worse than seats! Right now that one (OEM Adj Tall screen) and the Givi 6401 look like the most attractive to ME. I'm trying to figure out how tall the Triimph on is.....looks a LOT shorter than the Givi.
it's not a lot shorter. I'd guess about the same.. I had the Givi.
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:02 PM   #189
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Anyone have a Triumph Adjustable High Screen Kit? HERE

I'm looking for something that will cut down the noise and wind blast a bit. Do not want the much more expensive Madstat (sp?) and others, although they probably do work well. I like the looks of the one in the link, but I'm not sure if it will do much to cut down noise and blast.

Pictues would be appreciated, along with a comparison in the size of the stock 'screen and the Adjustable High Screen.

I'm 6', 33 inch inseam. BIke has top and side cases, Givi tank bag.

Thanks.
I have the Triumph adjustable high screen. I snapped a couple lousy pics before running out the door before work this morning. I'm pretty much your size, 6', 34" inseam. Little background, I sold my Honda CBF1000 and bought the Tiger 800XC for a couple reasons, but the main reason for getting rid of the CBF was the bloody wind noise. I loved that bike but spent a couple years trying to resolve the wind noise on it. I ended up running a CalSci med screen which was a huge improvement but still loud. I'm not overly sensitive to wind noise but the CBF was horrible. I love riding my DR650 or the Scrambler I had for the nice clean, quiet ride with no screen at all.

The Tiger stock screen wasn't bad and I could have just lived with it, and it was no where near as loud as the CBF was, even with CalSci screen. I just wanted to try the adjustable one and it's stayed on. I leave it in the high upright position for long highway rides, and lower it for slower or twistier sections.

I was trying to hold the stock screen up with one hand while taking the pic so these aren't perfectly lined up etc. Check the specs but I'd say the high screen is 1.5 - 2" higher than stock.





High screen from the front


Highest position


lowest position


Bottom line is it works OK for me and I'll leave it on. My acid test on my CBF for testing different shields/configurations etc. would be to stand on the pegs. You get the nice quiet clean air, then sit down in my regular riding position and try to make a mental note of the wind noise. Ride / repeat. Good luck, I know how wind noise can ruin an otherwise brilliant bike.
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:20 PM   #190
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I have the Triumph adjustable high screen. I snapped a couple lousy pics before running out the door before work this morning. I'm pretty much your size, 6', 34" inseam. Little background, I sold my Honda CBF1000 and bought the Tiger 800XC for a couple reasons, but the main reason for getting rid of the CBF was the bloody wind noise. I loved that bike but spent a couple years trying to resolve the wind noise on it. I ended up running a CalSci med screen which was a huge improvement but still loud. I'm not overly sensitive to wind noise but the CBF was horrible. I love riding my DR650 or the Scrambler I had for the nice clean, quiet ride with no screen at all.

The Tiger stock screen wasn't bad and I could have just lived with it, and it was no where near as loud as the CBF was, even with CalSci screen. I just wanted to try the adjustable one and it's stayed on. I leave it in the high upright position for long highway rides, and lower it for slower or twistier sections.

I was trying to hold the stock screen up with one hand while taking the pic so these aren't perfectly lined up etc. Check the specs but I'd say the high screen is 1.5 - 2" higher than stock.





High screen from the front


Highest position


lowest position


Bottom line is it works OK for me and I'll leave it on. My acid test on my CBF for testing different shields/configurations etc. would be to stand on the pegs. You get the nice quiet clean air, then sit down in my regular riding position and try to make a mental note of the wind noise. Ride / repeat. Good luck, I know how wind noise can ruin an otherwise brilliant bike.
Is that a Speed Triple I see or a Street Triple? Nice collection you have there.
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:41 PM   #191
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Triumph Adjustable tall screen...

I just put the factory tall adjustable screen on my Tiger and with 3 small trips to work, I figured out that the lowest setting works the best for me at 5'10" and a 30" inseam.

I've only tried it at the tallest adjustment, middle, and then the lowest. I am going to start adjusting it one click at a time from the lowest setting to see what it does. At the tallest setting, the buffeting was pretty bad.
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Old 01-21-2013, 01:27 PM   #192
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Is that a Speed Triple I see or a Street Triple? Nice collection you have there.
Street Triple R, the wife's. She prefers to ride naked.



I got tired of her telling me to sell that POS Honda and buy a real bike, meaning a Triumph.
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Old 01-21-2013, 03:52 PM   #193
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Thats awsome. Damn fine bike. If I had a second bike for around town jaunts and twisties, that would be the one. I loved my Sprint ST but she was a bit of a big in the twisties.
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:51 PM   #194
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Laugh



Madstad. Truly a step up from OEM.
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:58 PM   #195
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Madstad. Truly a step up from OEM.
Nice bike. Done nice and clean. Good work.
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