street fairing

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Thu Nov 22 20:05:41 PST 2007


Thanks Steve, the pictures are enough. This is what I've been looking  
for. (Well, short of a Beemer!)

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Nov 22, 2007, at 5:30 PM, Steve Aronson wrote:

> Randy, several members on the street list have the A760, drop a post  
> over
> there and you should get some answers to your questions.  Here are  
> some pics
> of the A760 from our forum's photobucket site. You can find lot's of  
> pics of
> various Givi screens there.  Go to www.photobucket.com and log in with
> SVriders....password is SV650
>
> http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a162/SVriders/Bike%20Pics/a760speedo.jpg
> http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a162/SVriders/Bike%20Pics/a760outdoors1.jp
> g
> http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a162/SVriders/Bike%20Pics/a760speedo_close
> up.jpg
> http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a162/SVriders/Bike%20Pics/a760outdoors2.jp
> g
>
> I have the smaller A750, it's better than a little fly screen, but  
> not so
> great in really cold and rainy weather.   It looks really good  
> though and
> doesn't require braces to the handlebars...just mounts on the  
> headlight
> ears.
>
> Steve
>
>
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Randy Grein [mailto:randygrein at comcast.net]
>> Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 3:11 PM
>> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: street fairing
>>
>> I have a flyscreen, and it's not enough for extended winter riding. I
>> mean it's fine at 50 degrees, but rather cold at 40 and raining. I'd
>> like more coverage. I am familiar with the Givi line and have a
>> request in for a quote (looking at the 760) but it takes days to  
>> get a
>> response from them. Problem is I have not used any of those, hoping  
>> to
>> hear from someone who has, or anyone who knows of other brands so I
>> can compare.
>>
>> Oh, and if you think bar mounts move the bike around try an old
>> windjammer. Talk about a sail! Great wind protection, but I really
>> don't want to cobble up a mount.
>>
>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>>
>> On Nov 22, 2007, at 11:33 AM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>>
>>> Anything helps.   Givi makes one.  Even a tiny flyscreen helps. The
>>> problem is the mount to  the bars/triples means wind pressure will
>>> be affecting steering, not a problem unless there are strong cross
>>> winds or high speed.  At high speed you will hate a fork mount  
>>> fairing
>>>
>>> I just got a new SV naked ( 2000 with 16k for $1700) and I had
>>> forgotten how much fun the naked bikes with handlebars were. Man it
>>> steers so EASY next to a race bike.  What a kick.  Of course at 70
>>> mph it is WINDY>
>>>
>>>
>>> Ernie
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Nov 22, 2007, at 11:27 AM, Randy Grein wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm looking for recommendations for a street fairing. My new job is
>>>> quite a commute, and it gets cold up here in the winter. Looking
>>>> for affordable, reasonable coverage - almost tempted to put my old
>>>> windjammer on, but I'd have to be VERY creative and make a mount.
>>>> Besides, it would look like shit.
>>>>
>>>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>>>>
>>>
>



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