Which option looks better

Discussion in 'Photos' started by triple7even, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. triple7even

    triple7even Adventurer

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    With the windshield on or off?

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  2. triple7even

    triple7even Adventurer

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    Option B

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  3. pfloydgad

    pfloydgad Been here awhile

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    Ok....
    Are you wanting to know what the advantages of a windscreen are, or are you trying to look cool ?
    I will answer: Windscreen, all the way.
    Ride safe all, and please, ATGATT, remember, someone Loves you.
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  4. triple7even

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    Well I'll be honest, I'd like to know the advantages of having it on vs off, AND which looks better. What do you think?
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  5. spitandsputter

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    Without the screen looks pretty cool in my book! No screen means all the wind is on your body though, that'll put your gear to the ultimate test. I leave my windscreen on all the time but mine is a PITA to take off! :baldy
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  6. 250senuf

    250senuf Long timer

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    They are usually mutually exclusive. Looks better without the windshield, but having the windshield on makes the ride more comfortable as well as letting you ignore more bad weather.
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  7. gmk999

    gmk999 ____ as a Rotax

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    Without.:evil
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  8. Adrian63

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    If your doing short trips without

    If your going to be doing longs trips then with
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  9. alexcorral

    alexcorral Long timer

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    Definitely off
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  10. Cavernous

    Cavernous Been here awhile

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    I like the one with dog in the window... oh wait, they both have dogs in the window.
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  11. Cavernous

    Cavernous Been here awhile

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    Speaking of dogs, is your kickstand propped up in a pile?
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  12. triple7even

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    No, it's the asphalt that gave way slightly during the warm summer we had here in VA. I think I like the look without, it looks a little meaner but I rode it today and the wind noise was unbelievable above 30 mph. On a short trip it would be fine but anything over about 20 minutes would be pretty brutal. Thanks for all the responses, I appreciate the input.
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  13. El Birdo

    El Birdo Been here awhile

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    Looks better off.....if you care about looks.

    If you care about wind then leave it on. IMO motorcycles are supposed to be windy.
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  14. Magnum Noel

    Magnum Noel Been here awhile

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    To me it looks better off. But its up to you and your riding habbits.
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  15. mike25

    mike25 Been here awhile

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    Why do you care what everybody thinks?
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  16. AustinJake

    AustinJake TE450-KLE-FXDWG

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    To me, what looks better than both the options you presented is this: a smaller windshield that doesn't overpower the looks of the bike, but still gives you something to duck behind in case of a swarm of bees. Think WindVest.

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  17. BikePilot

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    Definitely looks better with it off. As for practical impacts, go for a ride each way and see for yourself, everyone has different ideas on windscreens. I generally don't care for them.
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  18. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    Another vote for without windshield.
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  19. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    what do you care about the looks? If you're riding on the highway through wind an rain do you think anybody cares about how your bike looks? your bike has to be functional, but maybe you're one of these pussys who are only riding by good weather then go with the looks, you'll need it :lol3
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  20. garvinzoom

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    Without.
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