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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 10-05-2017, 09:56 AM Thread Starter
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Hey fellow RG Brothers/Sisters

I want a new shield because as we all know the HD stock one is useless . The problem is the stock one is perfect height for me.. I'm 5'5" with an inseam of 29". Yea yea I'm a short guy... anyway I read good reviews on Freedom shields and sent them an email. John got back with me and said for my size he would say the 11" would be good for me. I put up a cardboard templet on my stock shield and with an 11" size I will be looking through the shield.. I know best is to look over the top but I'm kind of in that grey area now. Any suggestions for us short riders that are getting beaten up with the stock shield? thanks DAWG
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Love Mine I do.......I have the 6.5 - I am a tad taller but I ride a lower and further back seat - Pics of mine in my Garage

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Freedom shields are excellent IMO. Do they have a shorter shield?

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MadStad windshield. Two part shield. Have a base plate that is close to the same size as a stock RG RGS shield then have an outer shield that you order in your desired height & it is adjustable for height & angle. Give them a call, I got mine with quick detach brackets & can easily remove the outer shield.

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Hey fellow RG Brothers/Sisters

I want a new shield because as we all know the HD stock one is useless . The problem is the stock one is perfect height for me.. I'm 5'5" with an inseam of 29". Yea yea I'm a short guy... anyway I read good reviews on Freedom shields and sent them an email. John got back with me and said for my size he would say the 11" would be good for me. I put up a cardboard templet on my stock shield and with an 11" size I will be looking through the shield.. I know best is to look over the top but I'm kind of in that grey area now. Any suggestions for us short riders that are getting beaten up with the stock shield? thanks DAWG
Hey Red. Call John back and tell him you'd like the 10" Sport Touring Shield. When you receive the shield, leave the protective film on it and give it a try. I think you'll be happy. If not, you can return it and John will refund your money or exchange for another style / size.

The great thing about John's shields is that the optical clarity is fantastic. Even if sometimes you have to look through part of the shield there is almost nil fish bowl effect or other optical anomalies that will drive you nuts.
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I got your optical anomalies right here....


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Love Mine I do.......I have the 6.5 - I am a tad taller but I ride a lower and further back seat - Pics of mine in my Garage

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I bought the same windshield on your review Eddie and think it works well, I am 5'9.
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Madstad. It even looks "Road Glide".
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how tall are you ?? and is this an HD shield?? you said 6.5... ???? the stock shield is 8" and Im getting blasted with wind...
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how tall are you ?? and is this an HD shield?? you said 6.5... ???? the stock shield is 8" and Im getting blasted with wind...
Ok I could be wrong. I have before but I think they mean 6.5 inches above the very top of the dash.


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