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06-Nov-2019 07:12 PM (050)
LAS [RIGHT]Thanks for the feedback. I still haven’t decided on a screen for winter. I have not found the VStream sport to cause much buffeting. It doesn’t block much air, which is a problem in cold weather, but what hits me is clean.
06-Nov-2019 02:59 PM (874)
Pops58
Update

I've been going through various windscreens with my Puig electric unit & here's my findings:

Stock screen distorts my view (works well otherwise).

VStream Touring screen is way to big.

VStream Sport screen: too much buffeting on highway.

I returned both VStreams.

Got a Calsci and it's really nice except it doesn't work well with the Puig electric unit. Air comes through the vent in the middle of the screen and hits the Puig unit such that you get an intolerable whooshing noise. Mark at Calsci is letting me return it for one he'll make without the vent. He's also going to cut it down a couple of inches as it's too tall for me as is.

Hope this helps!
Dan
30-Oct-2019 05:10 PM (923)
Gdoss Anyone, particular those over 6’3” have the Puig ERS with a tall screen? Very interested in your impressions.
28-Oct-2019 02:30 PM (812)
Pops58
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Originally Posted by bravo616 View Post
For those who have this unit, I can't tell via the video, where the controls are mounted. I have the GSA, so I have the aux lamp controls where the left side mirror is mounted. There doesn't appear to be a lot of room on the handlebars. Can't someone either take a pic of what this looks like or explain. I just came back from a 500 mile ride in a heavy rain/wind combo, I would have liked to have had a similar screen as my K1600 has, so I might spring for this unit and install during the winter months.

Thanks for the help
Here's the RevZilla link which shows the control mounted to the mirror stalk. Looks like on my '19 GS the mirror is unscrewed from the base and the controller has a bracket that sits on top of the base and the mirror screws down through the bracket it holding the whole thing in place.

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...1200gs-r1250gs

The switch/button for the aux lights on my '16 RS Iwas in a knock out on top of the housing of the signal switch gear. I don't have aux lights yet on my GS but I see that knockout is there as well (right above the menu button on the switch gear housing). I've no idea if your GSA is configured similarly.

I hope this helps.
Dan
28-Oct-2019 11:24 AM (683)
bravo616 For those who have this unit, I can't tell via the video, where the controls are mounted. I have the GSA, so I have the aux lamp controls where the left side mirror is mounted. There doesn't appear to be a lot of room on the handlebars. Can't someone either take a pic of what this looks like or explain. I just came back from a 500 mile ride in a heavy rain/wind combo, I would have liked to have had a similar screen as my K1600 has, so I might spring for this unit and install during the winter months.

Thanks for the help
21-Oct-2019 11:16 PM (178)
wizard922
New perspective on a windscreen...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pops58 View Post
(If this has already been covered please just point me to the right thread)

Anyone modify their windscreen from manual to electric? I understand the knob adjustment is easy, I'm just curious.

Thanks
Dan
I was once told by an off-road instructor that a windshield on a GS(A), when off road, is just a good place to separate your head from your neck in a pileup - he removes his when in the dirt....but on the freeway - different concept. I use the stock screen in the summer and in the winter I add the Tourtech clip on addition and it moves enough air to keep elements mostly off me when riding...except when the Seattle traffic ceases to move then you just get wet.

Will Rogers quote, "How can they call it traffic when it doesn't move"....but then he mostly rode a horse.

regards,
19-Oct-2019 12:40 AM (236)
LAS No, the Puig unit is bolted to the bike on both sides. The windscreen is well supported and does not vibrate or shake.
18-Oct-2019 08:17 PM (053)
LAS No bracing needed. No shake either. The windscreen is very stable at any speed.
18-Oct-2019 07:40 PM (027)
bravo616 For those of you that have installed the PUIG electric windscreen, do you still need bracing for the larger windscreens? Do it cause windscreen to shake at higher speeds? I have a Givi screen and it has additional bracing.

Thanks

Ken
18-Oct-2019 01:04 PM (752)
Pops58
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Originally Posted by LAS View Post
Dan, As I was composing my post, I was thinking that your concern about the electric lift being obtrusive might have been due to your not actually having ridden your bike. Iím sure that once you get out and ride, the electric lift will not be in your line of sight. When I decide on a larger screen for winter riding, Iíll post the results. Some input from others on this forum before I take a plunge would be welcome.
Ok Las just got back from a 90 minute ride. As you've indicated the Puig unit "box" thankfully is in fact a non-issue.

I just ordered the touring (z2487) Vstream so I'll give you my thoughts after I test it out. It's reasonably priced and free shipping. I'm hoping though it's bigger than stock, since the Puig unit lets it sit lower than stock on the lowest setting it won't be much taller than stock when in the low position.

This is a fantastic bike. On/off throttle is much smoother than the RS I had, the quick shifter is better and it's definitely quicker. I also am liking the shorter and higher reach the Installed Helibar risers are giving me.
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