F800gs...Touring screens? you got one ? Lets us see um!

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by HighTechCoonass, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. Thrilos

    Thrilos n00b

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    Thanks Loutre,

    sounds like the TT screen might be the one for me too! I like some fresh air on my face when I ride.
  2. Thrilos

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    Thanks John,

    contribution very much appreciated. You guys like the clear or the tinted screen?

    I have the black orange f800gs like loutre and I think the tinted looks a bit better...
  3. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    I prefer the tinted one (that's why I bought it :wink:) but either way they look good to me (actually I stood infront of the same dilemma as you: couldn't decide which one to pick and at the end I let my GF decide :lol3)

    If it can help you here are the two screens (borrowed the pic from an inmate here... hope he doesn't bother)

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    but the "light" one it's getting too fast too dirty (I don't mind dirt but I don't like what it looks like on that screen :D)

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    hope this helps :deal
  4. Thrilos

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    Wow! That's great Loutre!

    Really nice photos! I think that your GF is right :nod

    Tinted looks a bit more sporty and mean! And obviously not very dirty after a little while!

    I think that I made up my mind and will go for the tinted TT screen.

    Loutre, many thanks again!
  5. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    I won't let her read that, otherwice my farkling will come to a quick end :lol3

    anyway I appreciate helping you, if you need something else just scream :wink:

    if you ask me it looks even better with a headlight steel guard (if I just may quote myself :lol3):

  6. mustardfj40

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    Just got this BMW touring screen installed, I can feel the big difference between the original tall screen and the touring screen. Really like the touring screen.
  7. Thrilos

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    Headlight guard looks awesome! Is it roadlegal?
  8. HappyHighwayman

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    I got the BMW headlight guard which I didn't realize was just plastic "eyeglasses" for my existing lights (and not some sort of wire frame). There's a little sticker that says "Off-road use only"...

    I joked with a friend I'll solve the problem by removing the sticker, but why would they be for off-roading only?
  9. OnkelPopanz

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    Because the headlight-guards are not allowed in the normal traffic!
  10. HappyHighwayman

    HappyHighwayman Been here awhile

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    Because...
    ?
  11. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    it depends from country to country. but after all I don't see why a cop would stop you for that.
  12. HappyHighwayman

    HappyHighwayman Been here awhile

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    There's no way in hell he'd even be able to tell. It's just a clear plastic plate over the existing clear plastic headlight.
  13. OnkelPopanz

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    ...of European laws.

    It is not allowed to run anything covering the headlights without approval document.
  14. HappyHighwayman

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    Oh man, I hate it when the European Highway Patrol pull me over in California, where I live and ride.
  15. montanaman

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    Just returned from a 1700 mile run from AZ to Montana and I'm now "all in " on the Mirage 2. I changed to the new wider tinted plexiglass portion and it really made a difference to me. I like how easy it is to adjust and when its at full height it offered great protection from wind/rain/bugs etc and throws the air to the very top of my Shoei Hornet keeping things relatively calm. (5'8' comfort seat btw) I think that riding with a visor type helmet will always create more buffering and head bobbing.

    All and all the Mirage 2 is the solution for me. I also love the way it looks on the bike and the way it completes the cockpit set up. Good product and Ian is great to work with.
  16. HappyHighwayman

    HappyHighwayman Been here awhile

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    Super excited to get mine!

    Do you find it helps at all with the wind blowing you around or it's only good if the wind is coming straight on?
  17. OnkelPopanz

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    Well, you asked for the reason why the sticker is on it and that's it.
    In the U.S. you won't have any problems with the police, I think.

    On the coffee cups at MC Donalds here is printed a disclaimer because of the hot coffee even if you won't get a million when you burn your mouth with it. ;)

    It's a globalized world...
  18. HappyHighwayman

    HappyHighwayman Been here awhile

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    Sure but the way you said it implied that it was illegal here. My location is clearly marked.
  19. rockinrog

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    Most everything is illegal in California.
  20. JGoody

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    What do you mean most!