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Always had the windshield and I like it that way 68 12.12%
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Nope, no windshield. I like the wind in my face feeling.

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I put mine on, but it needs a lot of adjustments so it is a love hate relationship.
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got a windshield on my truck. dont think it will fit the bike
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Riding at 75 with no windshield is good exercise. Im going to get one though for the love bug season here.
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I switch back and forth. I don't like the way it looks, but on long trips on the interstate, it's nice to hear the motor and not have to deal with the rocks and sand blasted up by trucks and cars.
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I bought one for my road trip to Vegas and took it off as soon as I got there, then as soon as I got back home. I know that the trip would have been bad without it, it was nice to be able to get down under it when I found myself in back of a dump truck with pea gravel falling out. It may go back on if I plan any other 5000 mile trips, but until then, I'll take the wind in the face.


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I took mine off last week to get air to the vents on my FF helmet. But it will be back on when temperatures go down. I normally don't care for the look of a windshield on a Sportster either, I didn't care for the look of the HD QD that was on my '05 883C. But I like the Memphis Shield El Paso on my '07 883L

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I looked around quite a lot before I put a WS on... mainly because I didn't like the looks of the H-D QD on a Sporty. Finally decided on a tinted Windvest (14 x 16). At least in my opinion, it is the best of both worlds It looks cool on the bike and still allows plenty of wind to my arms and helmet area, while eliminating the major blast off the chest. Makes highway riding much less tiring and a whole lot more enjoyable.

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had a windshield on mine when purchased, came off the day I bought the bike and hasn't gone back on, I hate the friggin thing, but if you like em all the power
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Detachable windshield. The only time I ride without one is on a hot summers day riding in the city.
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