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So does anyone know if a Memphis Shades Batwing will fit the Stryker? And how do most of you like the Boulevard on the bike? I've read a comment regarding there being issues with the Boulevard and fullface helmets. What's that about BEFORE I drop the cash for a Boulevard...
 

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Aham, I am in the same boat trying to decide which windshield to get. From what I have read, the Boulevard is short and will keep wind off your chest but you will still feel it at head level.
 

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The Boulavard looks great, but its not the answer for a winshield....you still need full face...with a beanie style helmet the wind want to lift it off you....and you will still get bugs...I myself am still searching for the right windshield....
 

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That's one of the reasons I'm curious about the Batwing fit up. I've contacted Memphis Shades and I'm still waiting for their reply. I know that on the VStar1300 their batwing did a great job of providing wind shear over the head even with a shorter windshield.
 

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I tried the boulevard shield and it beat the heck out of my head. Way too much buffeting. I even tried cutting it down and changing the angle of it but to no avail. I use a full face helmet and it is quieter without the boulevard shield.
 

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I bought the boulevard and I love it. Maybe it's got something to do with height though, I'm 6'2"". Maybe not, maybe I just like the feel of the wind flowing into my brain bucket.
 

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I'm a stump at 5'7" so it may just zip right over my head?
 

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I am with you AHam, I am 5'7" and wondering if at that height, the wind may flow right over. Anyone around this height with a Boulevard care to add any info about buffetting? Thanks
 

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I'm seriously thinking about buying the Memphis Shades Batwing for a VStar 1100 (has fork clamps rather than bolt ons), but at 4 bills I don't want to waist that kind of cash. Maybe I'll head over to my dealer and measure out the forks between the two bikes to see if it's even possible.
 

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The Memphis Batwing will not fit the Stryker according to them. I also email them asking this "

"I see that the bullet fairing is listed to fit the 2011 Star Stryker. I was
wondering if the batwing fairing will also fit the stryker. I don't see a
listing for it yet but will another mouting kit work or are you working on
one for the Stryker. Thanks"


Their response:


"I'm sorry but it will not.

Mary"



I have ordered the National Cycle QR deflector like another member has here. Waiting for the courier to deliver it before I can give my impressions.
 

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Yeah Raven I called them yesterday and got the same answer. I'm going to measure out the front end on a VStar 1100 and see how close the measurements are. I have several friends that are engineers maybe we can work something out. Let me know how you like the National.
 

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I'm also taking to Wide Open Custons to see if they have one that will fit the stryker. I have to send them some measurements and they are gonna let me know if there is anything that might work.
 

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I'm heading over to my dealer tonight and talk with them. Most likely will order the Boulevard and once it comes in take the screen to a plastics place over in Seattle to cut a new one.
 

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Raven said:
The Memphis Batwing will not fit the Stryker according to them. I also email them asking this "

"I see that the bullet fairing is listed to fit the 2011 Star Stryker. I was
wondering if the batwing fairing will also fit the stryker. I don't see a
listing for it yet but will another mouting kit work or are you working on
one for the Stryker. Thanks"


Their response:


"I'm sorry but it will not.

Mary"



I have ordered the National Cycle QR deflector like another member has here. Waiting for the courier to deliver it before I can give my impressions.
I have contacted just about everyone about the batwing for the Stryker. No one has made one and at this point no one is plaining to make one to fit it. I plan on getting the memphis shades one and trying my luck at making some custom brackets.
 

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I am 5'8" and I love the Boulevard also and I wear a half helmet as well. Before I put this windshield on, I felt that the wind was going to knock me off of the bike above 75mph and that the wind was going to rip my helmet off of my head. Since, I put the windshield on, I have done 90-95 with no problem. The turbalance is not that bad. I love the wind in my face and so far the bugs have not been a big deal up here in Northern NJ. I hope that this helps.
 

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Thanks for the input Bivboys3. I'm ordering the Boulevard today and we'll see.

Cuz I Ken: Let us know how it works out. I think a batwing will look awesome on the bike. I just don't want to dump 400$ on an experiment...yet! LOL
 

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Cuz I Ken - Please let me know how the batwing goes. If it turns out well, I'd definitely like to get some of those custom brackets to get it to fit. I really hope it works!
 

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What about the short Yamaha windshield, has anyone tried it? I've seen several folks with the tall but I don't want that much shield.
 

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The factory Short model windshield I ordered just came in, should have it installed by this weekend, will post pics and results ASAP. I'm 5'9" and am optomistic that the short model will be a good balance of wind-block and styling. (Especially for the $$ !!)
 
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