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Old 03-29-2015, 03:28 PM   #1
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Windscreen Recomendation

Hello, have spent considerable time researching a windscreen for my '08 990 adv. Can anyone recommend a screen for a rider who is 6'3" (pant inseam 32). Planning on a long ride this spring and I can/do not want to p u t up with helmet buffering and noise over long distances. The 990 currently has the stock screen. Considered Cee Bailey, calsci, and others. Need some real world feedback. Thanks.
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Old 03-29-2015, 04:51 PM   #2
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What kind of ride are you planning? I did a blacktop 2600 mile rd trip with an aeroflow and a non-peak helmet last fall. It was tolerable but a fair bit of buffeting around the shoulders. If you're planning a mixed trip, I would stick with the stock screen or try the Rade EVO6. I just got mine and like it so far.
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Old 03-29-2015, 04:54 PM   #3
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well i'm a little taller than you but then my inseam is longer....so our heads will be at similar height.

i've ridden two 8000 miles trips with the touring screen and a wunderlich spoiler. not perfect but good enough for me to run highway speeds without dropping cash on something like the Aeroflow:

http://www.aeroflowscreens.com/KTM/990_950_Products.htm

....or Britannia Composite Voodoo....fully adjustable and upgrades the lighting too

http://www.britanniacomposites.com/i...enu/voodoomenu

There will be folk along soon enough to sing the praises of those two....
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Old 03-29-2015, 05:14 PM   #4
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Just hack about 4" off the stock screen
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Old 03-29-2015, 09:49 PM   #5
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I'm new to the KTM, I've only had my 950 Adventure for a month, but I had a Madstad on my KLR and it was one of my very best upgrades. Made a huge difference, and I am considering one for the KTM as well.

I know it's not a specific experience on this bike yet, so take it with a grain of salt, but I was extremely happy with their product.

YMMV.
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Old 03-30-2015, 02:58 AM   #6
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New to me Rade EVO6. 6'2" and always had bobble head with stock screen + mra or wunderlich.

Better at speed w peaked helmet.
Fast shipping and great fit. Minimal light bleed but can fix easily enough.

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Old 03-30-2015, 05:37 AM   #7
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madstad adjustable bracket with aeroflow shield kit works best for me
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:46 AM   #8
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Thank you for the comments. The ride is about 1500 miles one way and we plan on trying to run 2-3 hours at a time.
I have tried a couple of helmets, but, have not really noticed a great difference. Shoei, HJC and Arai have been tried, both full face and modular.
The madstad bracket seems like a nice choice, adjustable and many windscreens seem to fit???
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:32 AM   #9
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Hi there, this varies as to the individual, after I got mine the best I could I found the high mirrors to cause some of the buffeting. Easy to check, just remove mirrors. I then fitted some lower shaped mirrors, from a husqvarna as it happened. Now everything super smooth and quiet! Hope this helps. Regards Nigel.
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Old 03-30-2015, 09:17 AM   #10
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I love my RADE screen. I was too cheap to do the whole evo thing with the lights included. I just did the screen. Works great. Buffeting is pretty much gone with either helmet I use, visor ds helmet or smooth street helmet. Rade rocks
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Old 03-30-2015, 11:12 AM   #11
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You've obviously got a lot of options but take into consideration the type of riding you do. My day to day riding is street & Hwy, but when I take extended rides there's usually a few hundred miles of gravel, dirt and goat roads. I like the ability to raise or lower the screen on the VooDoo when jumping from paved to dirt.



It might seem pricey, but IMO the required lighting improvement over stock with the included HID & Baja Designs Squadron would have cost close to, if not over, an additional $400. I like it.



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Old 03-30-2015, 11:15 AM   #12
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Hi there, this varies as to the individual, after I got mine the best I could I found the high mirrors to cause some of the buffeting. Easy to check, just remove mirrors. I then fitted some lower shaped mirrors, from a husqvarna as it happened. Now everything super smooth and quiet! Hope this helps. Regards Nigel.
I agree with this. Before you start down this rabbit hole, pull the mirrors and try the different helmets again. You may be surprised.
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Old 03-30-2015, 12:52 PM   #13
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Just hack about 4" off the stock screen
What he said, then get 2 - 1" Spacers and 2 - 3" Spaces and bolt that piece to the existing shield.
$1.00 relief!
Buy yourself something pretty with the left over $100's.
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Old 03-30-2015, 06:17 PM   #14
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What he said, then get 2 - 1" Spacers and 2 - 3" Spaces and bolt that piece to the existing shield.
$1.00 relief!
Buy yourself something pretty with the left over $100's.
That has been working for me. By far the cheapest way to start.
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Old 03-30-2015, 07:43 PM   #15
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I cut the stock down 1" then one more and it is much better my face is in clean air most days. cheap way is cut your screen down if you don't like it pick up a new one voodoo or rade or something
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