Looking for a Givi Windshield for my SYM HD200

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by steve_rolfeca, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. steve_rolfeca

    steve_rolfeca Urban Adventurer

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    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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  2. fullmetalscooter

    fullmetalscooter Let me take this duck off

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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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  3. steve_rolfeca

    steve_rolfeca Urban Adventurer

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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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  4. fullmetalscooter

    fullmetalscooter Let me take this duck off

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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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  5. HandKPhil

    HandKPhil Been here awhile

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    I took an old sportbike windshield that I had lying around, and trimmed it with a Dremel tool.
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    HandKPhil Been here awhile

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    Like this:
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    HandKPhil Been here awhile

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    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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    HandKPhil Been here awhile

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    Then I mounted it on my '87 Honda Elite. Viola!
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    HandKPhil Been here awhile

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    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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    HandKPhil Been here awhile

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  11. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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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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