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Old 03-07-2022, 02:42 AM   #436 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
Windshield will reduce your MPG. Going slower is the easiest way to improve MPG. You might mess with gearing to give lower RPM at cruise.
well, it depends. the main thing is, to seal the WS against the bike body. a small gap can ruin the benefit, or even turn it over. made once a sealing from an old door gasket and it made a huge difference. (pic is before)

then u can adapt the Shield to ur riding position. feel the air with ur hand, make sure the turbulent air stream is touching ur head and shoulder a tiny bit. u will end up with a shield, somewhat under ur line of sight. good for trafic and MPG...
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