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Hi all,

I ride a Triumph Explorer, as many riders have problems with wind noise and buffeting on their bike, about 3 years ago I created a toolless screen adjuster for this bike which worked great and a part like this was not availalbe on the market. Lot of Explorer riders worldwide know the part as "Batzen screen adjuster" and even my Nickname is well known.
If you want to have a look and for reputation, here´s a link to my parts at international Explorer forum:

KLICK

Sold more than 1000 of my parts till now, because the part works great and offer best service. It´s a commercial side job, don´t live by developing, producing and selling my parts - always create parts for my current own bike and the bikes of my friends, furthermore only parts wich are not available otherwise on the market. .....ok, my wife always says I´m little bit bike-mad >:)
Why now here? Friend of mine got the new AT and was not pleased with wind protection, so he asked me if it would be possible for me to create a screen adjuster for the AT as I have done for the Explorer. After some storm in my head 0:) several prototypes and testing, the part is ready now and I startet a first 50s batch witch will be available soon. My height is 1,78m, with the standard screen of the AT I could ride up to 100km/h with visor open, helmet is X-lite 441 Enduro and war glasses. Not bad, but could be improved we thought, best without a "monster screen" .
Here´s the result of the AT adjuster, parts are made of steel, laser cutted and will be powder coated with an additional special undercoat which is 6000h salt resistend, best powder coating quality available.
Caused by construction top of screen in lowest position is about 2.5cm higher and there is an adjust range of 7cm, total of 9.5cm possible additional height. Several after market screens can be even mounted on the adjuster.

There will be 2 versions available, No. 1 only for height adjustment and No. 2 with a integrated GPS mount above the speedo, as you can see on the pics.
Would be nice to get some feedback, what you think about the part :laugh:
How easy and fast can be adjusted in height:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEX9...ature=youtu.be
 

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Well done , that is how the bike should have come out of factory .
i am sure that you will find some customers here . ;)
 

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Many thanks Frosty, that´s what everybody said about the Explorer after I made the part :D .... and big T took about 4 years till the brought a height adjustment at the update this April. Every part I make shall improve a bike, not only for blingbling ;).
haven´t calculated exactly the price till now, still on purchasing some standard parts. But will be about 80 Euro for standard and 125 Euro with GPS mount, included all mounting parts. That´s about 90 / 141 bucks at moment.
 

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how much to post to australia??

Many thanks Frosty, that´s what everybody said about the Explorer after I made the part :D .... and big T took about 4 years till the brought a height adjustment at the update this April. Every part I make shall improve a bike, not only for blingbling ;).
haven´t calculated exactly the price till now, still on purchasing some standard parts. But will be about 80 Euro for standard and 125 Euro with GPS mount, included all mounting parts. That´s about 90 / 141 bucks at moment.
 

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I live in the Netherlands, am 1.95 and very keen on your product. Any idea of when your screen adjuster is ready? You`re in the EU I suppose?
 

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Yep, I´m located in Germany.

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Price calculated now:
standard version 79 Euro inkl. VAT and all mounting parts,
with included GPS bracket 129 Euro inkl. VAT.

insured shipping with DHL:

5 Euro inside Germany
11 Euro inside EU
19 Euro to the rest of the world,

For payment I´ll offer PayPal or bank transfer.

As the part is not available yet, for non-binding pre-orders send a mail to " [email protected] " and I keep everybody informed as soon as parts are available. Please let me know which version you´d like to order.
As the parts go to powder coater next Tuesday, it will take about 2-3 weeks to receive them back for sale, out of my influence.
 

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I live in the Netherlands, am 1.95 and very keen on your product. Any idea of when your screen adjuster is ready? You`re in the EU I suppose?
Think at your height you would need an additional higher touring screen on the adjuster, that´s my experience about the part on the Explorer, had a lot of customers with height from 1,90m - 2,06m
 

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My first post......and it's for this great idea! Fantastic! I sent you an email. Eagerly awaiting your product. ?????
 

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Looks like a great idea and fit for those of us who want wind protection when touring but having the windscreen out of the way at lower speeds.
When I get my bike and test the wind protection I'll let you know - looks like a great way to combine windscreen and GPS.
 

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Hi all,

I ride a Triumph Explorer, as many riders have problems with wind noise and buffeting on their bike, about 3 years ago I created a toolless screen adjuster for this bike which worked great and a part like this was not availalbe on the market. Lot of Explorer riders worldwide know the part as "Batzen screen adjuster" and even my Nickname is well known.
If you want to have a look and for reputation, here´s a link to my parts at international Explorer forum:

KLICK

Sold more than 1000 of my parts till now, because the part works great and offer best service. It´s a commercial side job, don´t live by developing, producing and selling my parts - always create parts for my current own bike and the bikes of my friends, furthermore only parts wich are not available otherwise on the market. .....ok, my wife always says I´m little bit bike-mad >:)
Why now here? Friend of mine got the new AT and was not pleased with wind protection, so he asked me if it would be possible for me to create a screen adjuster for the AT as I have done for the Explorer. After some storm in my head 0:) several prototypes and testing, the part is ready now and I startet a first 50s batch witch will be available soon. My height is 1,78m, with the standard screen of the AT I could ride up to 100km/h with visor open, helmet is X-lite 441 Enduro and war glasses. Not bad, but could be improved we thought, best without a "monster screen" .
Here´s the result of the AT adjuster, parts are made of steel, laser cutted and will be powder coated with an additional special undercoat which is 6000h salt resistend, best powder coating quality available.
Caused by construction top of screen in lowest position is about 2.5cm higher and there is an adjust range of 7cm, total of 9.5cm possible additional height. Several after market screens can be even mounted on the adjuster.

There will be 2 versions available, No. 1 only for height adjustment and No. 2 with a integrated GPS mount above the speedo, as you can see on the pics.
Would be nice to get some feedback, what you think about the part :laugh:
How easy and fast can be adjusted in height:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEX9...ature=youtu.be
It is a very good idea is it possible to get smaller thumb screws on the front of the screen ?
Does it mean that you can not use the stock Honda GPS mounting bar it is hard to see how that works !!!

I like it very much.
 

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Looks like a great idea and fit for those of us who want wind protection when touring but having the windscreen out of the way at lower speeds.
When I get my bike and test the wind protection I'll let you know - looks like a great way to combine windscreen and GPS.
^^ What he said. :wink2:
 

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Think at your height you would need an additional higher touring screen on the adjuster, that´s my experience about the part on the Explorer, had a lot of customers with height from 1,90m - 2,06m
Don`t need it too high, just to make sure I`m not speeding too much...
 

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It is a very good idea is it possible to get smaller thumb screws on the front of the screen ?
Does it mean that you can not use the stock Honda GPS mounting bar it is hard to see how that works !!!

I like it very much.

flat ones are hard to grap with gloves and not so easy to tie them well by hand. For me first is function and second is design of the parts, design is worth nothing if it doesn´t work in practice ;). Best is a combination of both.
Furthermore this one are very sturdy and made only good experience at the Explorer screen adjuster. Till now not one of about 4000 of these knobs been broken for replacement, so I trust that quality and use them onwards.

great. I send an email yesterday. My only point now is the compatibility with the Tripmaster.
With the screen adjuster without GPS mount there is no restriction using the AT GPS bar/tube above the speedo and the Tripmaster.
If it´s possible to mount the combined adjuster/GPS part and the Tripmaster, I As it´s only the first 50s batch in production now, would be also no problem changing the position of the GPS mount a little bit higher if there would be a collission with the Tripmaster. Furthermore it would be possible to mount some spacers beteen the hinge of the GPS mount and the screen adjuster, this way it would come littel bit higher and so enough space for the Tripmaster below.
I´ll find out next days. As the AT which I had for developing the part didn´t have the Tripmaster mounted, and didn´t know about this part, I couldn´t check this out. I´ll keep informed about.
Think nearly every AT after the launch with the free Tripmaster gift will be ordered without this part and only GPS will be in use.
 

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Hi, I'm going to order the Touratech locking Sat Nav mount and the over instruments bar will this work with your adjustable screen......
Thanks.
 

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Hi, back again with some news.

meanwhile we tested also with the OEM touring screen, works fine :).

....and more importand, parts are up for sale on Saturday 14th :smile2:.
I Keep everybody on my pre-order list informed with all details.

Best regards from Bavaria,
Wolfgang
 
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