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After buying my Ninja used and riding around for a while, I really started to dislike the aftermarket Zero G Touring windscreen it came with, as it caused quite a lot of buffeting around the head and pushed a lot of air right onto my neck and into my helmet (not the most comfortable when the temperature during the winter averaged around 40 degrees). Over spring break for my college I took a 630 mile trip from Sacramento to Los Angeles and just ended up taking the entire windscreen off, which was fantastic over the week when I was just cruising around town but ended up putting a lot of air right into my chest at a little north of highway speed limits (which I guarantee was more for my own protection from cagers than just speeding). Now I am back to a stock windscreen that I bought off of a guy on the forum here, and it is really good at keeping the air off the chest but also causes some buffeting at faster highway speeds i.e. from about 65 on. Has anyone had any luck with the aftermarket with a windscreen that is really good at cutting the wind on the chest but leaving perfectly clean air up top? I am thinking right now that over the summer what I might do is just cut the aftermarket screen down to a flyscreen and use it just to cover the dash, any thoughts on this too? Thanks in advance for the assistance! For reference I am a stockier guy, at or a little above 5'10".
 

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Hey bud, sorry the stocker I sold you isn't working out like you hoped. :(

Now Im a guy that likes naked bikes, and I like the wind in my face, bugs in my teeth kinda ride, so I have no first hand experience with windshields BUT this one looks like it would work. It appears the lip at the top can be adjusted to suit your needs. It may be worth looking into and doing some research on... Good luck on your hunt.

http://www.RiderForums.com/showthread.php?63311-New-MRA-Windscreens-on-Ninja650Shop.com
 

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I have this wind screen on my 07 650r (http://www.RiderForums.com/showthrea...nja650Shop.com)

I bought mine used off Craigslist, I have also ridden with the ZG Touring screen too. While nothing is perfect I do like the MRA screen the best. The lip seems to clean the air up a little and get rid of a lot of the buffeting. I am 5"11 and the wind hits me at about the face shield of my helmet, that is with the adjustable lip at it's highest setting.

If you have the cash for the MRA it is a good buy.
 

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I too have the ZG sport touring windscreen and find it noisy. I notice that some newer bikes have a windscreen that has a cutout at the bottom so that air can get in behind it. I'm tempted to try that with my ZG. Maybe it would reduce the buffeting and noise.
 

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Hey guys thanks for the responses. And hey good to hear from you kory! Honestly like I said I'm getting to the point of nitpicking here, I really love the stock windscreen at speeds below freeway. But I think what I may do since I'd rather have less dirty air on the head and more air on the chest is trade my zero g windscreen for another stock screen, and then trim that down right above the upper screw holes. I have never ridden a completely naked bike before, but after doing that kind of ride that I just did I can see how it can be fun! Maybe not for the same duration, but you know what I mean... Always did want a Honda 919, anyone selling? : )
 

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I forget where I read, but there were some guys cutting a hole near the FRONT of the screen. That allows enough air through so as to keep the negative pressure bubble from forming behind the screen. That bubble is what causes buffeting.
 
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