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Does the Memphis Shade Cafe Faring make the wind go above the riders head, or just hits them in the chest?
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My rule-of-thumb is to have the windshield top edge positioned just below your field of vision. Looks like the one you talking about would hit you in the chest.
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My rule-of-thumb is to have the windshield top edge positioned just below your field of vision. Looks like the one you talking about would hit you in the chest.
Ok thank you,
I'll have to check out this one (Memphis Shade Gauntlet) then and see the reviews etc.
Maybe it might deflect more.

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The Gauntlet will give you a little bit to the sides, but the wind will hit you about shoulder height. I’ve been running one for about 3 years after replacing the very similar H.D. Fairing which was destroyed. The wind would hit about shoulder level adding the “Laminar Lip” took the wind pressure up to the lower face. Since adding the “SaengT.A. Micro edging” the wind now hits me high on the forehead. Turbulence is noticeable with every interaction and still feel wind blast on the upper arms. I don’t like large windshields or even big fairings so this has become my go to set up. Probably in excess of 60,000 miles to date. Hope that helps you.
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The Gauntlet will give you a little bit to the sides, but the wind will hit you about shoulder height. I’ve been running one for about 3 years after replacing the very similar H.D. Fairing which was destroyed. The wind would hit about shoulder level adding the “Laminar Lip” took the wind pressure up to the lower face. Since adding the “SaengT.A. Micro edging” the wind now hits me high on the forehead. Turbulence is noticeable with every interaction and still feel wind blast on the upper arms. I don’t like large windshields or even big fairings so this has become my go to set up. Probably in excess of 60,000 miles to date. Hope that helps you.
Excellent information on the "Laminar Lip" and "Saeng T.A."?
I'm trying to keep it to a minimum on the shield as I too don't like them but getting older and need something to help the body and neck.
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Found this: https://www.laminarlip.com
https://saeng.com
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The Gauntlet will give you a little bit to the sides, but the wind will hit you about shoulder height. I’ve been running one for about 3 years after replacing the very similar H.D. Fairing which was destroyed. The wind would hit about shoulder level adding the “Laminar Lip” took the wind pressure up to the lower face. Since adding the “SaengT.A. Micro edging” the wind now hits me high on the forehead. Turbulence is noticeable with every interaction and still feel wind blast on the upper arms. I don’t like large windshields or even big fairings so this has become my go to set up. Probably in excess of 60,000 miles to date. Hope that helps you.
Any pictures ?
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Roadster is a different beast than your usual sit down low Sporty. Little 14 inch slant does good to keep the wind out of my eyes when I am just wearing Rx Glasses at 45mph and below. Good for fatigue on 300 mile trips too. Only wear a full helmet in winter. 1/2 is my go to helmet.

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Not had a lot of success posting pictures, trying to copy one here..


Just visited the “Saeng “site and found that they have changed the “micro-swirl edging” from the flexible rubber that I‘ve used several times in the past to a adhesive taped product for straight edges only?

I ran this around the entire fairing and “Laminar Lip”, the edging gives you about 3-4” of enlarged air pocket. My product clips over the edge a routed around curves. Don’t know why th change or if my product is still available.
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Just visited the “Saeng “site and found that they have changed the “micro-swirl edging” from the flexible rubber that I‘ve used several times in the past to a adhesive taped product for straight edges only?

I ran this around the entire fairing and “Laminar Lip”, the edging gives you about 3-4” of enlarged air pocket. My product clips over the edge a routed around curves. Don’t know why th change or if my product is still available.
Thank you, and this is the Gauntlet faring w/the "LIP".
About to pull the trigger and buy one today.
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Yes, Guanlet with Lip with edging all around. The fairing is a near copy of the Harley product, the Memphis is thinner and one piece, the trim around the headlight is very thin and a bit fragile. The H.D. Is a bit heavier and the windscreen and headlight cover screw in place. They both give a bit better protection than the headlight visor and typical cafe 1/4 fairings. If you expand my photo you might better see the edging. Enjoy yours.
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Yes, Guanlet with Lip with edging all around. The fairing is a near copy of the Harley product, the Memphis is thinner and one piece, the trim around the headlight is very thin and a bit fragile. The H.D. Is a bit heavier and the windscreen and headlight cover screw in place. They both give a bit better protection than the headlight visor and typical cafe 1/4 fairings. If you expand my photo you might better see the edging. Enjoy yours.
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