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Thread: 800gs - best touring windscreen for a tall rider?

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    Registered User Beemer01's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    Chicago, Ill

    800gs - best touring windscreen for a tall rider?

    My son is 6'5" and the happy owner of a new to him F800gs. Does the group have any suggestions for A taller windscreen?

    He does 99% on road and highway riding.

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    Small road corner junkie pffog's Avatar
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    WNY, Further fron NYC, than 6 entire states!
    I have a touratech tall shield, looks great and minimal turbulance behind it
    2010 F800GS Full Ohlins package, '04 R1100S Replika
    '01 F650GS Wife's bike
    Maritime Alps and Vosges 2012
    Tuscany and Central Italy 2010

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    Adventurist nakwakto00's Avatar
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    Olympia, WA
    I have the tall Cee Baileys windshield on my 2013 F800GS. I like it a lot. Good sturdy brackets, good wind protection, and doesn't interfere with steering. I've had it for over three years. I do about 70%-30% to 60%-40% road and off-road. Last year was more 60/40. When riding off-road it doesn't interfere when standing up. Great product.

    I am 6"3" and when sitting erect on the stock seat I ride peering over the windshield by about 2". The wind is deflected nicely. I would replace the windshield with the same product if damaged or I got a new GS.
    "If you don't treat yourself right, no one else will."
    '06 R1200RT, '13 F800GS, and '16 R1200GSA (wife's)

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    BMW Motorcycle Owners rdalland's Avatar
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    Madstat is probably the most adjustable.
    ride what you've got; enjoy the ride!

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