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Rain run-off from the windshield
« on: June 06, 2013, 02:11:49 pm »
Anyone found an attachment or strip or something to stop the rain from collecting at the top of the windshield and hitting me with big drops? this is my first windshield on a bike, I was surprised by the collection of drops that decided to die for the emperor and kamikaze my helmet.
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Re: Rain run-off from the windshield
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2013, 02:32:25 pm »
I haven't found anything. I only have that problem when I am riding quickly and the rain is heavy.
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Re: Rain run-off from the windshield
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2013, 04:49:31 pm »
I noticed that same issue last week when I was riding in the rain.  I just moved the screen a bit higher so the big drops would go over my head.

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Re: Rain run-off from the windshield
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2013, 06:30:47 pm »
I've never had that problem and I've ridden in some torrents.  Just raise the windscreen so that the airflow whips it up and over your head.
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Re: Rain run-off from the windshield
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2013, 10:47:38 pm »
You need to turn your right hand towards your body a bit more. :001: :156: Till you find the sweet spot.

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Re: Rain run-off from the windshield
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2013, 09:37:43 am »
I have found that if the screen is raised high enough so that the rain goes over the top of my visor then it starts to come through underneath the screen :114:
I am 6ft tall and so to prevent rain coming under the screen I have to put up with a few drops hitting my visor.
This only happens if the rain is torrential though!!!!

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Re: Rain run-off from the windshield
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2013, 07:33:51 pm »
I am Going with Wscad Speed is your friend in the rain just like on a snowmobile in deep powder "go fast or sink".
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Re: Rain run-off from the windshield
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2013, 11:50:34 pm »
I get that a lot. Bloody annoying.
I generally move the screen down a bit until that weird 'vacuum puddle' blows away.
Suspect anything introduced that blocks airflow would not be wise.
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