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Fellas,
Been doing a lot of research not the Klock Werks Flare windshields on the 2015s. Lots of great stuff out there but I keep running into an issue I'm sure other tall guys run into. I'm 6'4" with a 36" inseam so I sit pretty high up in the saddle. The stock windshield doesn't work (no surprise there) and I've pretty much decided on a Klock Werks Flare. I've read a lot of good things but I haven't been able to read anything from someone who is 6'3" or taller. So I'm asking for some specific feedback from the guys out there who can have some experience. My goal is to reduce the wind on my face, eyes and ears but it sounds like the 14" sport flare is too short for that. For that reason I'm looking at the 12" Pro Touring which sits a little more vertical but I really want to hear from someone who's run one before I drop the cash.

Please feel free to reply on here or PM me. Thanks!
 

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I am 6'3" and I have the 14" sport KW. it does a far better job than the stock but i wish it was just a little more vertical. I still get a little road debris and slight wind on the forehead. I talked to someone at KW and they suggested that I get the 12" Pro Touring, like you said it sits a little taller. I really hate to lose money on the shield i have but may look at getting a different one next riding season.

I really like the look of the new Freedom Sport Touring Shields, cheaper than the KW, hoping someone will give some reviews of it before i decide. Check it out here. Road Glide Windshield 2015

Let me know what you find and how it works for you.
 

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I am a new RG owner, 6'3.5" and am also looking for a new windshield. I have been pointed towards the KW by the parts guy at the dealership where I bought my RG, but I look forward to getting information from someone else my size.
 

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I'm 6'2'' have a 15" KW Pro Tour no wind on helmet, no wind on passenger to speak of. Been pleased some issues looking thru the shield on tight uphill turns other than that no issues.
 

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It sounds like the 15" would do the job but I'm hoping the 12" will also.

Kenny, I hear what you're saying. I really like the look of the 14" sport and guys who aren't as tall love it from what I've heard. But the more I learn the more it's clear it won't be enough for me, which is a little disappointing. I looked into the Freedom shields and read some great detailed reviews but they almost all left out that one crucial piece of information - how tall they are, which for guys like us is what it all boils down to. I'm really hoping someone our height who runs one of those shields will be able to give a definitive answer but if nothing else I'll probably go with the 12" KW Pro Touring and come back to report the results.

The struggle is real!
 

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I'm 6 '3' and just picked up a new RoadGlide Ultra CVO, I didn't particularly care for the stock windshield so I orderd and received a 14 inch Freedom Shields, light smoked windshield. Cost around 190.00 bucks. It really works well for me it keeps the wind directed over me including around me particularly at high speeds . It's a great looking windshield too boot! I also have a few pictures of my bike with the Freedom Shield Windshield on my Gallery pictures.
 

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I'm 6 '3' and just picked up a new RoadGlide Ultra CVO, I didn't particularly care for the stock windshield so I orderd and received a 14 inch Freedom Shields, light smoked windshield. Cost around 190.00 bucks. It really works well for me it keeps the wind directed over me including around me particularly at high speeds . It's a great looking windshield too boot! I also have a few pictures of my bike with the Freedom Shield Windshield on my Gallery pictures.
Hey man, that exactly what we're looking for. So you have the 14" Freedom shield - does the wind hit the top of your head at all or does it go over. I ask because I'm 6'4" or 6'5" but as long as it's at least at the top of my head I'm good. How is the wind noise? Are you able to hear your radio on the highway? Thanks again man.
 

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Hey man, that exactly what we're looking for. So you have the 14" Freedom shield - does the wind hit the top of your head at all or does it go over. I ask because I'm 6'4" or 6'5" but as long as it's at least at the top of my head I'm good. How is the wind noise? Are you able to hear your radio on the highway? Thanks again man.
Looks like Faulknershark is a regular Touring Freedom Shield. Wondering if the sport version has the same wind handling characteristics. Its a tough balance, you want to have a sleek like stock look but the wind protection of a full size shield. Guess it all depends on whats more important.
 

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Hey man, that exactly what we're looking for. So you have the 14" Freedom shield - does the wind hit the top of your head at all or does it go over. I ask because I'm 6'4" or 6'5" but as long as it's at least at the top of my head I'm good. How is the wind noise? Are you able to hear your radio on the highway? Thanks again man.
Hey Clown Shoes, I posted a thread hoping to get some taller rider feedback on the Freedom Sport Shields. We will see who responds, hopefully get some good pictures and reviews of the new shield.

here is the post title...Freedom Shield Sport - 2015 RG - for Tall Riders
 

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'13 RGC
6'5" 38" inseam
Mustang seat putting me back 2", down 1"
I run a 16" Freedom Shield
 

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Decision Made

After a few emails back and forth with the Klock Werks guys and sifting through a lot of reviews I decided to just pull the trigger and go with the tallest option - the Klock Werks 15" Pro Touring. I'm planning a ride from Tucson to San Diego in a few months and I didn't want to end up wishing I had opted for more wind protection on longer rides so I just made the decision. Once it arrives and I get a few highway miles on it I'll get some pictures taken (one of the hardest things I found was getting a decent shot of that windshield from the front) and put up as detailed a review I can. In the mean time if any tall guys out there are wondering the same and have any specific questions you'd like to ask about it feel free and I'll do my best to answer them.
 

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I recently bought and installed the 14 Inch KW sport on my 2017. I am 5' 11" roughly and can see over the shield easily. Wish it were a couple more inches taller. But its ok with a little wind in the face, no buffeting and can hear stereo fine. Would not be tall enough for you.
 

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6'6" 40" inseam. I tried the LRS Stingrray, 15" too tall for me, it was right in my line of sight. Just bite the bullet on a madstad, 14"... perfect all around, adjustable for various conditions. Btw, I run a mustang summit touring seat.

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I'm 6'3" have a 16 freedom shield, little to no wind and I hear my radio just fine at hwy speeds. I like a little more wind to get into the top vent of my helmet and the 16 falls into my preferred line of sight especially when I'm slouching or going up hill. Thinking of biting the bullet and getting a 14-15 inch and the sport touring model. Long Ride Shields had a special and I picked up a 14 inch thresher for $50 to test a lower shield. I liked the height but not the looks or distortion through the shield. Big fan of Freedom Shields now and I've had both LRS and FS. LRS is fine and usually cheaper, I just personally prefer and think the quality is better with Freedom shields.
 

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Hey brother I am looking at the kw sport myself, can you tell me what the measurement from top of dash to top of shield is? Thanx. I am 6 ft with 34 inseam tried the kw 15" touring flare and was looking through the top of the windshield.
 

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I have a tinted 14" KW Sport. It looks amazing on my 2018 RGU, but I wish it was taller. I'd be willing to trade for a 15" KW Pro Touring. I only took one test ride with it. I'm 6'0" tall with 30" inseam and tall torso. I'm also considering a Freedom Shield.
 

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I am 6'3" and I have the 14" sport KW. it does a far better job than the stock but i wish it was just a little more vertical. I still get a little road debris and slight wind on the forehead. I talked to someone at KW and they suggested that I get the 12" Pro Touring, like you said it sits a little taller. I really hate to lose money on the shield i have but may look at getting a different one next riding season.

I really like the look of the new Freedom Sport Touring Shields, cheaper than the KW, hoping someone will give some reviews of it before i decide. Check it out here. Road Glide Windshield 2015

Let me know what you find and how it works for you.
Freedom Sport touring shield ROCKS! No offense to the KW guys but I can't stand looking through that distorted view. The freedom shield looks clear with polished edges and the flare at the top sends the wind over my head and kills wind noise and buffeting. I'm 6'1" and the 11" I see over easily. My cousin has a 14" on his RG and it's edge is right in my line of vision if that helps with the sizing. Based on the stock seat btw. If you call John and mention the forum you might get 10% off.
 

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I have a 2017 RGS and immediately put a 10" Long Ride Shield windshield on. I have had them before and LOVE them. They have your choice of sizes (heights) and tints from clear to Klockwerks and others. Check them out on their web site. www.longrangeshield.com They also offer discounts every now and then and give veterans a discount also.
 
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