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what is the satisfaction level with those that have installed a windshield for the stryker ? before I shell out 500 samolians for the detachable or go with the boulevard : what has the experience with the high vs med detach or the boulevard been ? Is there any alternatives to Yamaha for windshields ?
 

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I have the boulevard windshield on mine. I got it more for looks but it does block a good bit of wind and debris. I am sure there will be aftermarket offerings soon.
 

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I put the tall detachable windshield on my bike. It looks good but it created a wind tunnel affect forcing air over the tank from under the windshield. Probably because of the rake of the forks. I am going to fabricate some lower deflectors to try to lessen this effect.
 

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I bought the 17" Yamaha windshield. I can see over it and it does a reasonable job of blocking the wind. I can even ride without earplugs if I want without discomfort from the wind noise. I paid $380 with the mounts. There is a minor glitch with the mounts, however. Two of the holes did not line up and I had to enlarge them. Overall quality is excellent.
 

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Cycle Nation, The Yamaha dealer, Canton, GA. I've seen them online somewhere for about that same price. Course you have to add shipping.
 

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I have the Boulevard only for looks though. It does little else at Road Speed.
 

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Hello Everyone,

I just pick up my new Raven Stryker last night. The first thing I need to order is a windshield! I have been looking at the Yamaha Quick Release Tall windsheild. After reading this I have some concerns with it but I think I can come up with something to combat the windtunnell effect.

My question is on the Quick release part. I am wanting the quick release so the I can totally remove the windshield when doing short cruises around town. In reading the description it says "The unique quick-release feature allows you to quickly change your windshield before riding due to a change in weather or attitude". My question is if the mounts stay attached to the bike or when you remove it are the mounts removed too? If so what makes it such a quick release? I don't want to spend the money for the quick release mounts if they have to stay on the bike.

any help is appreciated.
 

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thanks for the pics! that is what I needed to see. I'm not so sure about the mounts staying on the bike. Seems they would look out of place when the windshield is removed. I saw a Harley advertisement in which the windshield just clamped to the forks. easy on an off with no hardware left behind and no tools required.

How does it look in person with the windshield off? Do the brackets look out of place? I guess it really wouldn't be that big of a deal. afterall it is only 4 bolts to remove the mounts themselves.
 

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cjrusty said:
I put the tall detachable windshield on my bike. It looks good but it created a wind tunnel affect forcing air over the tank from under the windshield. Probably because of the rake of the forks. I am going to fabricate some lower deflectors to try to lessen this effect.
CJ, I'm super-anxious to know more about these lower deflectors you fabbed-up!! Can you post pics, or PM me some more info, instructions, or anything else that can help?? I commute on my Stryker as often as weather permits, and am slowing losing what little hearing the Air Force left me with from all the wind coming over my tank!! I'm curious if your deflectors were effective, before I try modifying ones made for other bikes!?!? Thanks in advance!!
 

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Here's what I fabbed up.......they are 41mm clamps and old Honda Valkyrie lowers


 

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