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EazyDuz
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PostSubject: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:43 pm

So I bought one of these:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Universal-Motorcycle-Wind-Screen-Deflector-Motorbike-Windshield-Windscreen-New/272815518731?epid=15017264187&hash=item3f8512740b:g:lTQAAOSwsCJZm9HV

Fit it on the top of the windscreen....then 5 miles later took it off again. It was basically blinding me being right in my field of vision. So I had an idea, why not move it to the bottom of the screen to act as a lower.
Low and behold, doing an indicated 80-95mph on the motorway, helmet vibration was reduced 90%, and thats just with one of these installed.

I'm tempted to buy another one for the other side, my only concern is I dont think it looks all that good, but then again neither do lowers unless they are proper chrome ones. My other idea is to mod the ones I have to fit on the forks, but I kinda like the idea of removing the screen and taking the lowers off all in one go for the fully naked street look. 
What do you think?





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fat intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:25 pm

it don't look that bad mate plus you can adjust the angle bikes looking nice and shiny
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:54 am

Thanks I use a good wax on it lol. 
Yea I guess it looks OK. Be better if the main screen wasnt blue. I still have no idea where the screen came from. Came with the bike but I dont think its stock and the fasteners are imperial.
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:28 pm

If its imperial must be an American screen might even be for a Harley
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:20 pm

I think it looks good, and if it has such a big effect at that speed, great result.

Why not see if a local place that does window tints has a couple of small offcuts? Get your diy lowers to match!
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:51 pm

good shout Mal
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:52 pm

I love spending other people’s money Wink
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fat intruder
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:55 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:58 pm

be nice to see pics of both lowers fitted and a full write up of how they work at different speeds...…. look forward to the read EazyDuz
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:05 am

Looking good easy, buy another to match the other side. personally I think that looks smarter than the hideous clamp on lowers
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PostSubject: Re: Alternative to lowers....windscreen extenders   Yesterday at 7:51 pm

Losers are ugly that does look better imho
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