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So I installed Vstream windshield. Looks great! Seems to have way better coverage. True test tomorrow. I will report how it does. At this point, it looks really good!
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How do like the performance of it? I'm 6' and my homemade fork tunnel cover has helped. Definitely around top sides now. That's bobbling helmet.
 

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How do like the performance of it? I'm 6' and my homemade fork tunnel cover has helped. Definitely around top sides now. That's bobbling helmet.
6' 1.5" here, so no much more. Is your screen the N20058?

I put the N20058 on a Batzen slider that provides maybe an additional 1" + 3" rise (maximum). With that, I set my N20058 about 2" higher than yours and with the fork tunnel and a 3/4 face Arai helmet, freeway riding has been excellent. No sore neck, no fatigued brain (I still wear earplugs on the freeway). If I tuck an inch, then I am in a sweet bubble where I only hear the lump. No more bug carnage collecting in my crotch, and yet I still manage enough through-airflow to keep meez kool in da chest.


 

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Trying to figure out the whole bug carnage in the crotch thing. :)
Yeah, it is weird, and it might just be with me. However, in all my riding life, only with the AT and the OEM screen did this happen all the time. I suspect some strange vortex funneled bugs and/or carnage of bugs to the seat between my legs. So when I dismounted the seat was full of goo, wings, and the partially living. If I was unlucky, I would have ground some of them into "mud" into my saddle. It was becoming a nuisance. That stopped with the V-Stream.
 

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Installed the Altrider high fender kit this weekend. Bought it a while ago off of an AT Facebook group for 1/2 price from an owner who never installed it and then sold his bike. Also was able to pick up this new Givi windscreen for only $50! New in box on Facebook Marketplace. Pointed out by a local ADV riding FB forum member. Works great! Super great deal. Did this all Friday evening / Saturday AM and then went for a 200 mile dirt ride. Awesome weekend!
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Fitted a Givi higher or at least better screen. Made the common mistake of pushing a well nut into the fairing so have had to order some more of those now 😁
 

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The Camel ADV side stand was installed in the evening.

Like most others have said: The Camel side stand is rock solid. Mounting the AT using the rider's left foot peg feels much better.

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What is the weight difference between the two? Any idea?
 

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Willy was out looking for fishing spots yesterday...he and Ol' Red were spotted in the Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve.

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Can Moccasin fangs get through riding boots? Willy's fairly confident they can't. Gators are a different problem entirely. Speed is life in that situation!
 
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What is the weight difference between the two? Any idea?
Technically speaking? I did not measure.

Otherwise speaking? The Camel "felt" heavier, but really not by much - and I would argue insignificantly so. Maybe the difference of a Snickers bar-ish? (Oh-Henry?)

It does functionally feel firm and confident when mounting the AT using the left rider's foot peg.

Bonus: I no longer need to fiddle with side stand plates/footpads when used on hot asphalt parking lots.
 

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How high up the leg would the snakes attempt an attack?
Ankle height to mid-calf I would guess. They're not awfully big snakes - short, fat & ugly, with an attitude to match. This assumes you're not reaching down to pet them! :)

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We give 'em a wide berth here. Don't go around needlessly killing 'em though. They're amazing animals!
 

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Ankle height to mid-calf I would guess. They're not awfully big snakes - short, fat & ugly, with an attitude to match. This assumes you're not reaching down to pet them! :)

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We give 'em a wide berth here. Never kill 'em though. They're an amazing species!
Hmm, a real road snake.

What a life slithering around on the scratchy gravel.

Nice image though.
 
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