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post #1 of 49 (permalink) Old 03-22-2012, 01:10 AM Thread Starter
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Dart Flyscreen

I do a lot of long trips and dont have any sort of screen at all on my bike so am exposed to a fair bit of wind and weather.

have read some favorable reports about Dart windscreens and as such am considering purchasing one

to those who have fitted one, have you noticed any real improvement with regards to protection from the elements and the cold?

or are they mostly cosmetic

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I start noticeing the differance about 60-70mph.
I've had it on and off a couple of times.
Works ok for what it is.

I'm 67.... 17,when rideing :)
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Mine works just fine, keeps the wind pressure off your chest, and makes it more comfortable to ride.

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Same thoughts as Fliplid. For me very worthwhile on a trip, and they make high speeds (>140km/hr) more enjoyable. Helps keep bugs and crap off the instruments. And IMHO they look a bit on the cool side. Look better the the OEM thing. And they are relatively inexpensive, I bought mine direct from Dart in the UK. A good product.

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They are good looking, but mainly IMO a bug catcher. Not much protection at any speed over 30 mph or so. Look into a National Cycle Deflector Dx, its taller and does a better job and doesn't look real bad.

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bonza... I am very fond of my Dart. Mounted on an America it has met my expectations of elevating much of the wind buffeting. However, it cant do much for the other elements such as rain or cold or even bugs. I may not get as many bugs, but brother you will still get bugs! It only helps with buffeting.
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I really like my dart flyscreen. I just took a round trip from New Hampshire to Florida.

It deflects wind from your chest when sitting upright. When leaning forward it's possible to tuck in behind.

The flyscreen is perfect for me.

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Yep, I agree with others. You won't feel any difference at low speeds. However, for 100kmh and above its great. You feel like your on a naked bike without feeling like you're going to get blown off the bike.

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I like the Dart flyscreen on my Scrambler. It does not provide the wind protection of a windshield, but then again... it's NOT a windshield. The purpose of it for me was to relieve some of the pressure the wind puts on my chest (and therefore, on my shoulder muscles), and it does relieve that -- without losing much of the bike's design/aesthetic.
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A pic from a recent 3,000 mile trip to Florida. Just right protection in my book.


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