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Offline Plane Dr

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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #24 on: May 17, 2018, 02:15:31 PM »
*Originally Posted by Hartley [+]
FJR 1300 has a very similar part.

That looks interesting.  The new kabooms have something similar.  I'll have to look into that.  Might be a nice little project.
Bikes are like women.  What you want and what you think you want change after the first ride.

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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #25 on: July 10, 2019, 10:53:48 PM »
*Originally Posted by oskar [+]
Another solution is a piece from Varadero ...



Did you or anyone have any success with this?

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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #26 on: July 11, 2019, 07:24:09 AM »
CalSci Large (I'm 6'2") and an MRA X-Creen Touring foil...

Wind management NIRVANA.   :821:  You can just about do anything you want with the wind flow with all the adjustability built in to both pieces.

 

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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #27 on: July 11, 2019, 03:02:43 PM »
I also have a CalSci windscreen on my bike and I love it. I don't have the additional wind deflector on it.  I find it's tall enough for me. When it gets hot, I drop the windscreen down. If the original Honda screen would have been wider, it may have been fine for me. I'm 6' 3" (1.90.5 cm).

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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #28 on: July 11, 2019, 03:11:42 PM »
Did it solve the 'updraft' between the forks and tank, if either of you suffered with it ? That's my primary goal at the moment ;

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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #29 on: July 11, 2019, 04:56:09 PM »
I can't say that I notice that specific draft. Overall, the buffeting is at an acceptable level. When I'm behind a truck or large motor home, I can feel a some buffeting. After I go by, I find it OK.

I guess if I don't really know what you are describing, it must be because it doesn't bother me much. I'll have to pay more attention on my next ride.


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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #30 on: July 11, 2019, 05:02:09 PM »
*Originally Posted by alec_h [+]
Did it solve the 'updraft' between the forks and tank, if either of you suffered with it ? That's my primary goal at the moment ;

Seeing as most motorcycle have a gap between the forks and tank I would say that the VFRX s no worse than any other in that wind management regard and it doesn't bother me.  I'm not looking for a car-like ride...I'm on a motorcycle.  The CalSci and Foil stop the buffeting to the upper helmet that most riders find fatiguing and/or loud.

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Re: VFR1200X highway wind management?
« Reply #31 on: July 11, 2019, 07:21:11 PM »
Perhaps the rider's size and sitting position contribute to different level of buffeting / draft. At this stage , I satisfied.