Author Topic: Screen  (Read 175 times)

Offline nightflight

Screen
« on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 01:18 am »
Can anyone recommend a good fly screen for my 2003 GSX1400. I’m spending too much time picking flies etc from my teeth !!!!!!!

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Re: Screen
« Reply #1 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 04:28 am »
You would need a Goldwing size sceen to tackle that problem, close the lid on your full face helmet is the quick option.  Or use a boxing mouth guard / bit if you ride an open face helmet  :whatever:
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Re: Screen
« Reply #2 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 05:14 am »
Stop being a poof, 14s don't need screens.

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Re: Screen
« Reply #3 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 06:16 am »
Mate disregard these ludites  :jack:
Nothing will stop the bugs  :frustrated:
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Re: Screen
« Reply #4 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 06:48 am »
I had a Givi Touring screen on mine at one point, worked pretty well.
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Offline Tony Nitrous

Re: Screen
« Reply #5 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 07:09 am »
I’ve had a couple of smaller screens on mine (because they were kicking around from other bikes) I really didn’t notice any benefits.

On more sporty full faired bikes with bigger screens they seem to work and I can tell the difference between stock and taller or double bubble ones.

Personally i suspect it’d have to be a larger ugly barn door screen on a 14 to see much change.  There’s nicer bikes if you want to hide behind Tupperware, the 14 is a better bike without it IMO.


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Re: Screen
« Reply #6 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 07:43 am »
I don't need a screen these day's. all the flies are on the back of my helmet.

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Re: Screen
« Reply #7 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 03:47 pm »
So you’re fast in reverse also @Irish in Oz  :rofl2:
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Re: Screen
« Reply #8 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 04:17 pm »
I did a bit of experimenting when I got mine and found that at 6’4 with the std seat and bars my helmet was in clean air and the clocks took the pressure off the arms, put an ebay screen on and just got turbulance. After raising the seat effectively 4 inches with dense foam 2 inches higher that doesn’t squish to nothing and bar risers to suit I was getting pressure so fitted a smaller screen that is only a little higher than the clocks and am back to square one with my helmet in clean air and no wind blast on the chest, a 5’8 mate has ridden it and was getting helmet turbulance , so if fitting a screen one size doesn’t fit all and you need to tailor it to suit your height and riding position
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Re: Screen
« Reply #9 on: Monday, 13 June 2022, 06:49 pm »
My screen hangs in shed, upside down its very good for storing polishing/microfibre cloths.

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Re: Screen
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 12:27 am »
I have/had Puig fly screens on my 14s they work well up to about 75/80 mph as far a buffiting, but flies?? I still get a limited amount on the helmet - it's tolerable! I also had a Givi which was not much better!
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