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Featured 2014 XVS 650 Windshield recommendations

Discussion in 'Cruisers' started by Gudpert, May 4, 2015.

  1. I have been searching for a while for a decent windshield, but given the number of options I am a bit lost. I don't want to pay the price for a manufactures windshield I see on the Y Shop.

    Anyone out there that has fit an aftermarket windshield for an XVS 650 and is happy can you give some advice please.

  2. I purchased a National Cycles "Switchblade" screen from ZPower in NSW over the internet. I am tall and wanted a tall screen so I settled upon their "2 up windshield" It can be removed and re-installed quickly. They have a few other styles which can be swapped over on the same mounts. Almost indestructible. Strong wind catches it a little but I got used to it fairly quickly. There are a number of videos on you tube and National Cycles web site. Not the cheapest but I am secure that a rock thrown up by a truck or something will not penetrate it or shatter it in my face. I wear a Shoei open face helmet with a peak. I get a little buffeting at highway speeds but if I take the peak off I find it disappears. I have read may complaint about buffeting and some add lower deflectors but I have not had a problem. Except for the legs I find the screen also helps keep me dryer in showers and the cold air away.