Aeroflow on a 990A

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  1. rockitdoc

    rockitdoc Been here awhile

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    I put the tall Aeroflow on my 990A. Works great. No buffeting, but a little too tall for me (6', 34" inseam) so I drilled some holes higher on the screen to lower it 2 inches. Now, I look over it. Still gets air over me.
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  2. Guano11

    Guano11 Stop me if you've heard this one....

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    Sweet. Got a pic of the whole screen & how it looks on the bike?
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  3. fyrfytrzb

    fyrfytrzb Adventurer

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    I have a medium screen and optional aerogards on my '05 950 Adventure S. I bought it for an upcoming long trip but like it so much I have left it on since initial install for the last month of local riding.
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  4. Dagwood_55

    Dagwood_55 Long timer

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    Will the med Aeroflow work over a KTM Touring windshield??

    Or do I have to find a stock windshield and then buy the Aeroflow???
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  5. knobbyjoe

    knobbyjoe Adventure and dirt rider

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    No I tried. The tour screen "Alien" will not fit with the Aeroscreen.
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  6. Hondo

    Hondo What if it's a Samsquamch?

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    s that the small, medium or large?
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  7. rockitdoc

    rockitdoc Been here awhile

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    That's the large moved down. So, the med would probably have fit me perfect. Hindsite.
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  8. rockitdoc

    rockitdoc Been here awhile

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    Here you go
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  9. Hondo

    Hondo What if it's a Samsquamch?

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    Thanks- I'm 5' 11" and think I'll get a medium. (I still think their 3 sized pricing is silly)
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  10. syzygy9

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    Hondo - how did you go with the medium Aeroflow aeroscreen? is it the right height for you - reduces the buffeting but still able to see over it?

    At 5'10" I am tossing up between the medium and the low (standard) - I am very undecided on which height to get, so any advice appreciated.
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  11. Maoule

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    I'd go with the low; I'm 6'3 and when riding two-up I'm looking through the screen of the medium. When riding solo, it's borderline; I'll prolly wind up shaving off an inch or so. I'm liking my stock screen more and more now that I took off 2" and added a stiffener to the bill of my xd-4. It is definitely much quieter behind the Aeroflow though. Something else to try is mounting the Aeroflow on the lower screws to see how that works. I'm not sure I'd leave it that way; you have to spread it a bit to fit, so its putting stress on the screws.
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  12. syzygy9

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    Thanks Maoule, most of my distance riding is at around 80km/hr (50mph) on dirt roads with some highway riding at 110km/hr (70mph) to get there. I definitely need to reduce the head buffeting but don't want to have my view impeded too much. One option I thought of was (as the OP) to get a medium and drill some lower holes. But if you are at 6'3" and looking through the medium, me at 5'10" will be completely hidden behind it!
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  13. goodcat8

    goodcat8 I can pass this guy.....

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    travelsomewhere Been here awhile

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    Oh Man, great idea! mine is a large too and the top hits me exactly in my sight line, this is the perfect solution.
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  15. syzygy9

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    travelsomewhere - how tall are you? and you have done the line of sight measurement over the stock screen (as per Aeroscreens advice).

    I am struggling to figure out what size to go for at 5'10". Aeroflow recommend the medium but my heart screams the standard (low, at 4" above stock) to keep my dirt road visibility.

    I would happily settle for a 50%+ reduction in buffeting and keep my line of sight.
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  16. syzygy9

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    After looking at this thread (and the windscreen disgust thread) I took a punt and ended up buying an expensive (to ship to Australia) Aeroflow standard height screen. I am 5'10" / 178cm, average build sitting on a standard seat with sheepskin cover. I suffered terribly due to (my) head shake due to turbulent air coming over the top of the standard screen, made the bike very unenjoyable, uncomfortable and tiring to ride.

    The Aeroflow screen has made a huge difference, a different bike to ride. I was worried as the top of the screen is in my dirt road 'line of vision' but it has forced me to look a little further up the road (as you are supposed to) and I can look through for near obstacles. I cannot emphasize enough what a difference this screen has made for me, YMMV.

    Note double posted in the 'turbulence and head shake' thread but I thought my post here warranted a follow-up. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913239&page=2

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    My experience with turbulence is similar syzygy9. This summer I road about 4500 miles mostly dirt around the western USA and never took off the Aero Flow screen. Looking through and around the screen was not a problem. Even survived several "Lay downs" with out damage. One problem, lost the left Areo wind deflector some where on the trail. Those are connected to the bike with a velcro type fastener. Replaceable but $$.
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  18. rattis

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    at 6 8 " above sea level the Aeroflow works wonders 2 BMW, yes I know blasphemy and all that, and 1 990 and they all work the same magic.
    Buy a taller one than you think you'll need, you can always cut it down.
    BUT IMHO the Aerogards have a hung jury, not really money well spent.
    I do hope that Aeroflow will make a screen for the 1190 'cause the OEM is baad :evil at least for those of us who are not vertically challenged :lol3
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