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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 02-06-2015, 12:09 AM Thread Starter
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Talking Madstad arrived

The big brown truck showed up Friday, installed Madstad this evening. All I can is, WOW! They definitely wrap up everything very well and the wellnuts are worth the $7.50. Install was simple and instructions were very easy to follow. Took the bike out for a short ride to see how the shield performed and it lived up to it's reputation. Will have to make some minor adjustments to find the sweet spot, I'm pretty close right now just need a little fine tuning. By the way, it really does look better in person. Will post pics later once I'm happy with my settings.


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Agree when I ordered one I really had second thoughts on the look. After the install and riding with it for a while I don't think it looks bad at all. Plus it sure does work.


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I've been running a Madstad for several years. It's the best windshield I have ever had and won't be trading it out but it's the ugliest thing I have ever put on my bike.
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Don't get me wrong, it's not a sleek,super sexy, low profile windshield that everybody seems to be looking for but then again niether is the RGU.


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Amen to all

Put one on my 2015 special, and all of a sudden, everything went away i.e. wind noise, and I could finally hear my radio, Madstad didn't disappoint me with 2010 RGU, and once again, hit it out the park!!! I didn't have to fine tune it yet and I'm close to 2k with it, I just put it on, lift and pitch it just a little, for a test ride, been there since.


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Get a clinometer app for your phone. It makes adjusting it a breeze. I have a 13" that I run about 1/2" from the bottom at 58 degrees and with the wife I raise it to about 2.5" and 60 degrees. She is very happy and I am as well. I actually like the look of it.


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Ordered mine the other day and should be here soon. Can't wait.

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Curious - do the new shields come with a poly base plate to attach the windshield to or is it still made of aluminum?


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Smile Madstad adjustment

Took the bike out today for a small ride to fine tune the windshield. After tuning in the madstad, went for a small ride to get lunch, the next 130 miles was by far the most pleasurable I've had since owning a Road Glide. Definitely worth the money.


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base plate

It looks like it's a poly base.


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