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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-25-2014, 11:09 PM Thread Starter
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Suggestions?

I'm sure someone has asked, but I have searched and can't find it, so forgive me if this has been beaten to death . . . .

I currently have a 12 inch windsplitter. I love the look. In town it works great. On the highway (speeds 70 and above) I get a good bit of wind hitting me square in the face. I don't mind the wind, it's just the noise that comes with it.

I explored going with a taller wind splitter, but that would bring the height almost back to stock and ruin the look.

Anyone out there have any ideas of a brand that would let me keep the shorter look but do a better job at throwing the air over my head? BTW, I am 5'10" and ride a stock height Ultra with stock seat.


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Do you already have the harley RG tank to crash bar deflectors and fork dish ? If not I'd suggest them they let me get away with a shorter shield


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I went from a 12" windsplitter to a 13" Mako, it made quite a difference.

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I'll be the first to say it.

Get an 11in dark grey Madstad, their designed to throw the wind over your head. Or wear a fullface helmet.
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Check out freedom shield. Just got one and like it


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I tried a 15" Windsplitter. Save your money. It is like this shield was intentionally designed to direct wind into your face. Loud!!!. I currently have a 13" Windvest. It is so much better. I am same height as you, wish I bought the 15" Windvest but my 2006 fairing is about 1.5" lower than a 2010 or newer fairing. So perhaps a 13" shield would be fine for you. The 13" WV comes up to my throat/chin area, direct wind to the top of my 3/4 helmet. I also had a 8" klockwerks fairing prior to the Windsplitter. The KW was better than Windsplitter. The Windvest much better than either.

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Both Frankie and I are fond of the Cee Bailey TRSSC dome. The shortest you can get is a 14" but we had them cut it down to "11. (they will do a one time cut down for free)

We liked it so much that we ended up putting them on both Ultras. I am 5'9, he is 5'10.



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Thanks everybody. I keep reading great things about the Madstad, but it's kinda ugly. Then again, a couple years ago I thought the Glide was ugly. I guess I'll have to keep my eyes peeled and decide which one to take a gamble on . . . .


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Not to jack the thread, but hey, Tracy B, what are the bars on the bike in the second pic??


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Most my RG buddies run Wind Vest.
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