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View Poll Results: At what speed to you think a windshield become necessary?
All the time at any speed. Mine is permanent or always attached. 395 22.25%
Any speed over 25mpg 25 1.41%
Over 45 mph 125 7.04%
Only at highway speeds - 55 mph+ 582 32.79%
Never use one, never will, even at 65 mph+ 648 36.51%
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I had been cookin' in my own fat all summer behind my screen as it's been so hot here in France, so thought i would take it off and get some cool breeze instead.
What a mistake, bloody wind noise was terrible even with ear plugs in and i was like a sail in the wind. Did not enjoy my ride one bit. It's back on now.
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I have one on my Vulcan. Love it. But that has mini apes and the Sporty has tee bars. Not so sure it wouldn't look funky
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I cleaned my windshield before I left Sturgis. This is what it looked like 900 miles and 30 hours later (20 hours of riding).

A graveyard for our fellow creatures who could have co-existed with you as you enjoyed the ride. The ones in your teeth would have been good protein. I have a rule. Only kill what you eat.
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The wind shield that was on the 01 when I bought it in about 2003 is still in the back bedroom where it has been for about 15 years. That is what I think of wind shields.
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It's 95 degrees and humid today. The windshield is in the garage while I rode the bike to work. But 2 weeks ago on a 3,500 mile ride in all sorts of weather the windshield was on and I was very happy to have it. I like the quick disconnect windshield that gives me both options. And the temperature, weather, and distance of my ride determine if I put the windshield on or not.
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