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I have ridden a fair amount of rides on the interstate (70 to 80 mph) and found a decent amount of wind buffering when doing so. I decided to get a windshield for the bike. I have a Givi A4117 ordered. Was wondering if anyone else has this windshield on their bike? If so what are your thoughts and experience with it. What other windshields are you all using? There are not a lot of reviews, that I could find and am hoping I made the right decision on this windshield.
 

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Too short and not wide enough for highway riding. Under an hour of highway riding may be ok and if you cruise at 85-90 mph not much protection from wind.
 

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Shamsul,
Are you using a windshield? If so what is the manufacturer or what would you recommend?
 

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Yes, I am using a Puig replica windshield. I think it is a bit longer (at 46 cm) than the givi model. From the pic below it show the coverage protection. I wish it is a bit wider to cover my arm. The jacket arm tend flap due to wind.

I like to cruise at 90-95 mph. At 70-80 mph I think the windshield ok.

btw I am 5' 8-9".
 

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Yes, I am using a Puig replica windshield. I think it is a bit longer (at 46 cm) than the givi model. From the pic below it show the coverage protection. I wish it is a bit wider to cover my arm. The jacket arm tend flap due to wind.

I like to cruise at 90-95 mph. At 70-80 mph I think the windshield ok.

btw I am 5' 8-9".
How do you find build quality to be on that replica?
 

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The quality is ok. I have been using it for 2 months. Screw and bracket no rust. Nothing come loose. Confident it won't fall off at speed even at 124 mph. So far no stone or bird hit it hehe so I don't know how strong is the windshield. I guest it is the same material.
 

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I have the MRA windscreen made for the z650. I chose it mainly because I liked the look more than the Barracuda, Puig, or Givi ones but it has improved my freeway riding experience. The wind is deflected off my chest well but still hits my helmet which is ok.
 

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Looks great to me on the Z650 although if it was up to me i would add some subtle neochrome tint film but that's just on a personal level.
Keep us posted on what you got planned for the future.
 

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You should have some luck finding it on eBay since that's where a lot of this stuff usually ends up unless this member got it from a vendor which i'm starting to doubt right now. If you do find anything then let us know.
 

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I have the MRA windscreen made for the z650. I chose it mainly because I liked the look more than the Barracuda, Puig, or Givi ones but it has improved my freeway riding experience. The wind is deflected off my chest well but still hits my helmet which is ok.
do you have a link or can you point me to where you found this wind screen?
 

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I have the MRA windscreen made for the z650. I chose it mainly because I liked the look more than the Barracuda, Puig, or Givi ones but it has improved my freeway riding experience. The wind is deflected off my chest well but still hits my helmet which is ok.
do you have a link or can you point me to where you found this wind screen
I got it from https://www.motoracingshop.com/en/mra-screen-model-nrm-naked-racing-maxi-for-kawasaki-z-650-17-includes-specify-mounting-kit-or-use-the-oem-fitting.html
 

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Why does it seem like no American distributor/vendor has a z650 windscreen? Every option I've seen on the markets comes from Europe.
 

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Why does it seem like no American distributor/vendor has a z650 windscreen? Every option I've seen on the markets comes from Europe.
I have yet to see another z650 or even a z900 around my area riding around since I got mine. I haven't seen any sales numbers but maybe there just aren't that many Z's being sold in the US?
 

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I have an old MRA windshield that I fitted to my Z650. I have not had much success with it, even on my Bmw x country Honda Hornet and Ducati scrambler it, just didn't work for me. I find the buffeting created by the windshield is actually worse than the clean windblast. I have spent a lot of time trying different positions and heights but nothing seems to work. The windblast is noticeably less but there seems to be this low frequency buzz that literally gives me a headache. I have tried it out with 3 different helmets and it's always the same thing.
 

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I finally got my Givi windshield on and thought I would give an update on it. Yes, it isn't as high as the MRA windshield but I am ok with that. The majority of the wind flows up to my helmet now, instead of my stomach and shoulders. It is especially effective when you get up in the 70+ mph. You don't feel like your getting pulled off the bike. I am overall happy with it. It blends in with the aesthetics of the bike and really helps with the buffering in the wind at higher speeds. It is probably not a good solution if your looking for a windshield that keeps the wind fully off of you. Hope this helps any of you that is considering this windshield and how it will perform.
 

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WindShield photos

Could I see how it looks like from the front?
Here are a couple photos I took yesterday during some SoCal overcast.
 

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