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Hey guys first post here. Just got my 2012 stryker and loving it. I do a lot of highway riding on my commute (50 miles each way) and am considering getting the stock bullet cowl to help with the wind blast at 80-90 mph. They are not cheap and wanted to see if anyone in the area has one on their bike, and is willing to let me take it for a quick spin to see if it would be worth it? Or if you have ridden with and without, any comparison review?
 

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I have the Memphis Shades bullet cowl and it helps some at that speed but my drive and speed are similar and think I would rather prefer a batwing, ill probably change over after I have finished with other mods.
 

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The stock bullet cowl from Yamaha does nothing for wind protection. I have it. It's purely cosmetic.
Have you ridden without it? I am not looking for zero wind hitting me, just enough to disrupt it so its not brute force on my chest.
 

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Have you ridden without it? I am not looking for zero wind hitting me, just enough to disrupt it so its not brute force on my chest.
Yep. I rode 2 seasons without it. It didnt make any difference at all. I still have wind hitting me square in the chest just like before.
 

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Yep. I rode 2 seasons without it. It didnt make any difference at all. I still have wind hitting me square in the chest just like before.
Well ****.... thats a bummer lol. You really mean like zero difference? I dont mind wind hitting me in the face as I always wear a full face, but my abs are getting a serious workout to the point of being sore every morning from holding myself up with my core. The fairing doesnt even bump the wind up a few inches?
 

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Well ****.... thats a bummer lol. You really mean like zero difference? I dont mind wind hitting me in the face as I always wear a full face, but my abs are getting a serious workout to the point of being sore every morning from holding myself up with my core. The fairing doesnt even bump the wind up a few inches?
Honestly, if it does, I dont notice at all. I have a backrest because on longer rides, my abs would get sore. It works for me because it gets hot here in the summer and I want the wind to cool me off. You're going to get a chest full of wind at speed with that thing though. It's not tall enough or wide enough to form any sort of 'bubble'
 
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