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PostSubject: A new fairing   Fri 16 Mar - 8:01

And so the beast with the new fairing is almost ready.

It's a trial fit, when it gets a bit warmer I will paint the inside.

Went on easily, a little bit of junior hacksaw and some spacers

Oh the benefits of a black bike :-)

To the others who have the same fairing I expect you will tell me it does nothing for wind resistance!

I think I have traded in my fast cruiser for a fast bruiser :-)

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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 16 Mar - 8:09

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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 16 Mar - 10:11

sidrat wrote:
And so the beast with the new fairing is almost ready.

To the others who have the same fairing I expect you will tell me it does nothing for wind resistance!

I think I have traded in my fast cruiser for a fast bruiser :-)


I have the same fairing. I like the air flow but at 80+ mph it can push on you pretty good. Very clean air and no turbulence on my helmet. I like it.
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 16 Mar - 19:03

cognosticator wrote:

I have the same fairing.  I like the air flow but at 80+ mph it can push on you pretty good.  Very clean air and no turbulence on my helmet.  I like it.

It was the pictures of your bike that made be buy one :-)
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 16 Mar - 19:32

Looking good Keith; going with the black caped crusader theme perhaps you could dye your old blue shorts & wear them over your trousers Wink
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 16 Mar - 19:48

paulbrice wrote:
Looking good Keith; going with the black caped crusader theme perhaps you could dye your old blue shorts & wear them over your trousers Wink

You think i dont???
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Wed 21 Mar - 1:18

cognosticator wrote:
sidrat wrote:
And so the beast with the new fairing is almost ready.

To the others who have the same fairing I expect you will tell me it does nothing for wind resistance!

I think I have traded in my fast cruiser for a fast bruiser :-)


I have the same fairing.  I like the air flow but at 80+ mph it can push on you pretty good.  Very clean air and no turbulence on my helmet.  I like it.


Can you elaborate? Which way does it push?
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Wed 21 Mar - 4:14

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Can you elaborate? Which way does it push?

The wind pushes straight onto my upper chest and above. No turbulence but the force of the wind pushing me backwards can get tiring quickly, and if you have a head wind to boot, uncomfortable to me. I am 6' tall with a 32" inseam. Sitting on the floor with my back to the wall it is 35" to the top of my head, just for a reference point.
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Wed 21 Mar - 6:10

Good to know. Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 23 Mar - 2:06

Good looking ride. How do you like the Oxford heated grips? Did you self install?
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 23 Mar - 2:15

The Oxfod grips are great, they are the sport bike versions as they are the thinest. Only two problems, they are a little harder and slighly fatter than the orignal grips and the lead has/is slowly marking the top of the tank each time i go onto full lock or put the steering lock on.

Fitted by the service shop a couple of years ago.
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 23 Mar - 17:41

That looks the goods Thumbs Up

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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Wed 11 Apr - 22:06

What's the brand/model of this fairing?
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Thu 12 Apr - 16:24

If it's the same as mine, it's an Emgo Venom and you can get them from Ebay.
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Thu 12 Apr - 16:25

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Thu 12 Apr - 23:52

it is indeed.
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Sun 20 May - 13:33

WOW, that suits it quite well!
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PostSubject: Re: A new fairing   Fri 1 Jun - 8:31

That is cool; a bit more style than the Dart Classic!

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