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    What Do You Like About Your Aftermarket Windscreen?

    I have a 2008 R1200RT and the salesman said the first thing you are going to need to do is replace the windscreen with a Cal-Sci.
    I did not know what was wrong with the factory screen so I rode my new bike for a year or so then I decided I better get that Cal-Sci product.
    I must admit the coverage is better because it is taller and wider. The factory screen is thinner with a slight tint to it and it is crystal clear where the Cal-Sci is a bit hazy to me anyway.
    I got use to the Cal-Sci then I got in the habit of changing them out in the summer so I have more air movement around me in the warmer months and better protection in the cooler months.
    What brand did you get?
    How does it compare to stock?
    I added some pics to compare. The Cal-Sci has the air hole in the lower center to balance the pressure??wshield2.JPGwshield1.JPGwshield3.jpg
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    I ride a 2008 R1200RT

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    Cee Bailey. Works great for me, clear as original, larger and wider.
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    stock for the warm weather

    Z-Technik in the colder weather....
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    Just enjoying the ride.......

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    I have a Z-Technic also.
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    Hey Dann,
    I like your avatar!!
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    Thanks
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    For me the problem wasn't the height of the stock windscreen, it was it's ability to send severely turbulent wind directly into my neck and fact pretty much at all times. This was evident by the waves of bugs that would get caught in that wind flow coming from those little side cutouts and slamming into me.

    The Cal-Sci is amazing because it stabilizes the wind at any height so I can either by hit by nice, unbuffeted wind or put it up and feel like I'm in a car. It did seem hazy to me a little at first too, but it seemed to clear up after a good cleaning with a microfiber cloth.
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    I have a Cee Bailey for sumer and Aero Flow for winter for my 05 RT . Both work great, I think the Cee Bailey looks a little better on the bike .



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    Quote Originally Posted by patiodadio View Post
    I have a Cee Bailey for sumer and Aero Flow for winter for my 05 RT . Both work great, I think the Cee Bailey looks a little better on the bike
    What are the qualities of each that make you switch them out with the seasons?


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    Replacement Windscreen

    Quote Originally Posted by cookie View Post
    I have a 2008 R1200RT and the salesman said the first thing you are going to need to do is replace the windscreen with a Cal-Sci.
    I did not know what was wrong with the factory screen so I rode my new bike for a year or so then I decided I better get that Cal-Sci product.
    I must admit the coverage is better because it is taller and wider. The factory screen is thinner with a slight tint to it and it is crystal clear where the Cal-Sci is a bit hazy to me anyway.
    I got use to the Cal-Sci then I got in the habit of changing them out in the summer so I have more air movement around me in the warmer months and better protection in the cooler months.
    What brand did you get?
    How does it compare to stock?
    I added some pics to compare. The Cal-Sci has the air hole in the lower center to balance the pressure??wshield2.JPGwshield1.JPGwshield3.jpg
    I went with a Cee Bailey on my 2010 R1200RT. It is wider, taller, and MUCH quieter than any other windsheild I have ever had. Maybe due to the reverse flip at the top?

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    Thumbs up Parabellum Windshields

    Hello,

    Has anyone had any experience with Parabellum Windshields? I have a 2008 GSA and am considering switching to a Parabellum from a stock windshield. Since I live in Florida I ride year round and have heard that the Parabellums are much quieter than stock. This is the main reason that I am considering the switch.

    Any opinions are welcome.

    Thanks.

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    Z-Technik cooler weather

    Cee Bailey's DK. Gry. tint Sport Shield warmer weather!

    Both are better at thier intended purposes than the stock shield!

    ZT: warmer in the cooler and quieter and smoother!

    CB Sport: Cooler in the warmer and quieter and smoother!
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    Wow

    I like the Cal-Sci better than the stock. You get use to things you know?
    The increased wind noise and buffeting is a bit much. I may just go back to the Cal-sci and leave it on.
    Many Cee Bailey fans in the group. Hmmmmmmm.
    Jeff Anderson
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    I have a 2011 RT and I switched to the Cal-Sci windshield. It is about the same size as stock, but it pushes the wind over my head and not in my face like the stocker. Must be the hole in the bottom that makes the whole thing work better. I tried putting the stock one back on last week and found out that I really need the Cal-Sci on my bike. Two days later the stocker came off again. I'm sure that the other vendors work too, but this is the only one that I have tried. I tried this one because I had one on a FJR years ago and it was awesome on that too.
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    I have the Cal-Sci medium on my 09 RT and am very happy with it.

    In the summer I also use the Cee Bailey Sport dark grey. Looks better and works well.
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