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Maturin

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Small Flyscreen
« on: August 13, 2012, 05:30:27 AM »
I was surprised to see a small, somewhat old-fashioned looking windshield in my motorcycle superstore the other day. I don´t like the big shields for various reasons, but this little one is neat.
It´s made by the spanish company PUIG and I paid 73 € (+Vat, of course). Quality is very well, the clamps and braces are stainless steel. Installing was a little bit like working on a puzzle, as all joints are flexible it´s complicated to mount it exactly in the middle. On the other hand it may be adjusted as you like it, a little more forward or backward, or in a different angle.
In Europe it´s available more or less everywhere, and they even have distributors in the US.
http://www.puig.tv/en/
As a windshieled it works surprisingly well, the upper body is protected and less vibrations are transferred to the handlebar. That´s nice when it´s windy or when you´re overtaking a truck.
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« Last Edit: August 13, 2012, 05:33:10 AM by Maturin »
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2012, 07:27:56 AM »
  That is quite a find Maturin, a perfect match for your Enfield.
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2012, 01:12:51 PM »
Can't find that specific model on their website.  Do you have a model name or part number?
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2012, 02:24:21 PM »
That's a very nice piece. I'm gonna have to look into that one myself.
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2012, 02:43:50 PM »
  Bare, that flyscreen is so YOU. You've got to get one !
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2012, 03:20:50 PM »
Its this one: http://www.puig.tv/tuning-bikes/roadster-fixations-on-forks/c171en/f205-r11/
However, mine isn´t clamped onto the fork but to the handlebar. It came with two different sets of clamps, a big one for the fat Harley Bars and a smaller one for all the others. I guess that´s what they mean one row up with: "Kit roadster fixations on light screws" (http://www.puig.tv/tuning-bikes/kit-roadster-fixations-on-light-screws/c171en/f205-r24/).
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2012, 04:46:35 PM »
Now the trick is to find anyone in the US that stocks it. I haven't had any luck along that line. They stock the Puig superbike stuff, but no flyscreens.
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2012, 02:00:21 PM »
http://www.puig.tv/tuning-bikes/roadster-fixations-on-forks/c171en/f205-r11/

Aha!  I had seen that one, and then spent a half-hour or so looking for the identical one that attached to the bars instead, not thinking they were the same.

D'oh!!
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2012, 02:01:27 PM »
Now the trick is to find anyone in the US that stocks it. I haven't had any luck along that line. They stock the Puig superbike stuff, but no flyscreens.

Your local motey-bike emporium should be able to order it from Tucker Rocky...
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2012, 04:45:42 PM »
There are several of these on ebay...although with different mounting equipment. I have one but will have to return it since it will take some serious fabrication to mount it. Will keep looking though.
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2012, 05:28:52 PM »
The ones I saw on Ebay aren't Puigs. Rocky doesn't have them, Neither do the other distributors. Even tried Hitchcocks.
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2012, 12:28:11 AM »
Interesting, Bare... Puig claims Tucker Rocky is one of their US distributors.
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #12 on: August 20, 2012, 11:48:57 AM »
The three distributors they list do carry Puig, they just don't carry the Roadster flyscreen. Or at least it's not listed. I'll have my dealer give them a call.
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2012, 01:17:38 PM »
Unfortunately the package fee for this size to the US would be ca. 50€ , and probably your bank will charge a few bucks for an international transfer. But if you don´t mind it´ll be my pleasure to send you one.
But maybe your dealer is able to get that thing for you  ;)
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Re: Small Flyscreen
« Reply #14 on: August 20, 2012, 03:10:05 PM »
Thank you, Maturin,
I may take you up on that. Right now I have my dealer looking for one.
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