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barenekd

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2012, 11:25:34 PM »
Update, I rode a 300 miler and the flyscreen was great! it takes a lot of pressure of the upper body and makes the bike a lot less tiring. I was feeling great at the end of the ride. I'm ready for more!
One of the best mods I've made! I see why they had them on Norton Manxes and such!
Bare
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Jack Leis

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2012, 11:35:26 PM »
 Bare, did it make your lip flap ?
I would much rather ride a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow    Jack

barenekd

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #17 on: November 03, 2012, 06:26:53 PM »
Absolutely, I was getting ready for takeoff!
Bare
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Jack Leis

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #18 on: November 03, 2012, 06:28:15 PM »
  Did you take my advice and soak it in cider ?
I would much rather ride a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow    Jack

barenekd

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #19 on: November 03, 2012, 08:16:45 PM »
Ah, she wouldn't even let me kiss her!
Bare
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Jack Leis

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #20 on: November 03, 2012, 09:22:25 PM »
Thats my Buddy !
I would much rather ride a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow    Jack

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2012, 05:32:19 AM »
I wasn't too impressed with the silver paint applied to the various welds on my 2012 Enfield Electra EFI's exhaust system (and rear brake pedal) when I bought it. Most of it was already flaking off ...  A local motor factor suggested a very high temperature silver paint by Simonize.  It comes as an aerosol, but I didn't apply it straight from the can.  I sprayed some into a jar and used a small brush.  I gave all the exhaust welds and the ridged exhaust flange 2 coats, with a decent run between. Even after a few weeks riding in the scottish winter, the finish is great. Check out:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SIMONIZ-EXHAUST-SILVER-VERY-HIGH-TEMPERATURE-PAINT-500M-/350555085742

Thanks for a great forum.

Blair (Glasgow, Scotland)
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mattsz

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2012, 10:58:29 AM »
Bare and Jack-

Are you guys available for fundraisers, or perhaps birthday parties?  ;)

gremlin

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2012, 02:28:23 PM »
Bare and Jack-

Are you guys available for fundraisers, or perhaps birthday parties?  ;)

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2012, 07:44:51 PM »
I like the subtle look of your flyscreen.  Goes really well with your bike. 

I have a larger windscreen that I've used on some of my other bikes and it definitely makes the ride so much more comfortable.  I just don't like the looks of mine.  It's a must on the I-5 though... keeps the bugs out of your teeth!

Here's the carnage after one such ride:

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #25 on: November 05, 2012, 07:50:36 PM »
Good God!  A full day's supply of protein right there in front of you...

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Re: Flyscreen anyone?
« Reply #26 on: November 05, 2012, 08:44:05 PM »
Here's the carnage after one such ride:


I wondered why they are called fly-screens .....  I now understand the origin of the name !
1996 Trophy 1200
2011 RE B5
1979 XS11 w/vetter terraplane
1981 XS11 streetfighter
1983 Venture Royale
1982 CB750K
1971 Triumph Trident
1969 CB450
1966 Sears (puch) 250