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Offline zsguerreiro

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Re: Tiger XRT new 2018 model - screen buffeting
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2020, 04:32:28 PM »
I could be wrong but 5.6 isn't 170.7 cm?

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Re: Tiger XRT new 2018 model - screen buffeting
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2020, 06:40:54 AM »
I'm 5,5" and due to riding in the fog last weekend I rode a good few miles with my visor up and was really surprised how quiet and wind free my face was behind the OEM screen on my 2018 Tiger. Amazing how it's so different an experience for everyone.

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Re: Tiger XRT new 2018 model - screen buffeting
« Reply #23 on: January 30, 2020, 07:06:27 AM »
*Originally Posted by coddy [+]
I'm 5,5" and due to riding in the fog last weekend I rode a good few miles with my visor up and was really surprised how quiet and wind free my face was behind the OEM screen on my 2018 Tiger. Amazing how it's so different an experience for everyone.

ditto - 1.75m (5'7") and can comfortably ride all day at highway speed with visor up - OEM screen (and seat) in the high position and it allows just enough airflow to be comfortable with no buffeting even while using an Arai X4 adventure lid with peak
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Re: Tiger XRT new 2018 model - screen buffeting
« Reply #24 on: January 30, 2020, 11:08:55 AM »
Same, 5 foot 10 and can ride visor up most of the time.

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Re: Tiger XRT new 2018 model - screen buffeting
« Reply #25 on: January 30, 2020, 01:02:01 PM »
I am 6ft 1 inch and ride with custom ear plugs and a Schuberth C3 Pro helmet one of the quietest made. At any speed over 30 mph the noise in my ears was deafening with the stock shield on my 2019 Tiger 800. I now have a Madstad with 18 inch screen and am still playing with adjustments but the noise is mostly gone and no buffeting at all. In between shields I tried the Tiger with no shield at all and it was a massive improvement over the stock shield.

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Re: Tiger XRT new 2018 model - screen buffeting
« Reply #26 on: January 31, 2020, 07:39:11 AM »
*Originally Posted by applecorp [+]
Same, 5 foot 10 and can ride visor up most of the time.

I'm also 5'10" and can ride with visor up with the screen set in the halfway position, up to about 80-90kph and then visor and down still no buffeting.

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Re: Tiger XRT new 2018 model - screen buffeting
« Reply #27 on: February 06, 2020, 08:50:59 AM »
Some wise words here, on this perennial topic. My Tiger is a '16 XRT and the screen is not perfect for my 5' 10". One morning I planned a ride down to the Ace Cafe from Cambridge with my mate, on his new '19 XRT. The screen is clearly quite different.

We rode down (all on country lanes!) in a thick mist for the first 40 miles and the superiority of his screen - deflecting the mist over his head (& he's 6'); whereas I struggled to keep my visor clear. Still looking for a 2nd hand post '18 screen.
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