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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 02-05-2014, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
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Tall riders with 11"madstad

Just wondering if anyone over 6'3" is running the 11" madstad and how it performs. I like to have some wind in my face. I am 6'5" and run the stock RGC shield in summer and 10" wind vest in winter. I wonder if the 11" madstad would be comparable to my 10" windvest. I looked at madstads site and they are saying I should have the 16". That seems way too big to me. Any thoughts from those of you that like a little more wind in your face?


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I have the 16" and you will still get some wind in your face. If your worried about it then go with the 14.5".
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I'm in the same boat, came from a fatbob with no shield and rode mostly all year. Now I like the shield but feel a little suffocated or disconnected if I don't have some wind. I was thinking of doing the 14.5 and riding it as low as possible. Going with the xtra dark, 6'4 and rarely have wifey as a passenger.
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I am 6'3" (more legs than torso) I started with the 14.5. It worked great but all the way down the vision intersected at my eye level. I switch to a 13 and all the way down it is perfect. I get a little air but no buffeting
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Not a Madstad,but I'm 6'7" and went with a 16" CeeBailey TSSC and I thought I'd hate I big old man shield. But I love it. Maybe see if you can find another style 16" and try it to see if you like it

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6'1", went with the 14.5, came from a 14 Mako love it, all the way down gives me plenty of air, half way up when the wife is on the back

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Thanks for the comments. I'll take a look at the 14 and see if I can live with the looks. :-)


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