As the name suggests, ‘Windshield’ protects you from wind blast to your face and chest while riding yourthere are other major benefits of windshield, specially in cruise bikes used in long rides. Apart from coolest looking motorcycle accessory category,there are other reasons why you should installed windshield on your bike.
Comfort and Weather Protection
Windshield diverts hot and dry air in summer season and will also divert cold and wet turbulent air in winterthe same time it protects you from rain, its very difficult to ride in high intensity act as a shield to high intensity rain hitting your face and is nearly impossible to ride in intense rain, but with windshield installed on your bike, you can easily manage to ride at a considerable speed.
After installing windshield,less air pushing your face and body resulting in less faitigue,back pain,arm strain and more comfortable and funturbulence from wind results in more miles you can ride without fatigue.Windshield shows its importance more in long highway rides.
While riding at night,usually it happens that flying ants attracted towards motorcycle’s beam light and sometimes hit our helmetcan ignore this with windshield installed on your strong fiber windshield even protect you from minor head on collision with road side animals or other vehicles.
Windshield is all about its functionality, shielding you from wind,weather and other unwanted materials and looks cool at the samehaving a windshield which looks cool and do not work properly for you,doesn’t make any check some of the important points which you need to consider while installing windshield on your motorcycle based on its type, height(very important factor) and style you need.
Windshield Fitting To Your Bike
You can find perfect windshiel for your bike to your motorcycle manufacturers shop, if they made model specificBajaj made specific windshield for its bajaj avenger, Royal Enfield for its all there are other manufacturers also who doesn’t deal with windshield you can find many variety available in online market or at motorcycle accessories shop near before buying one you need to look for certain aspects in windshield.
Height Of Windshield
Thumb rule for windshield height is,it should come up just to the tip of your nose,when you are sitting at upright on bikespecification will allow wind to have a slip stream affect which makes a slope for wind and go up over your head.
If your windshield height is up too high,over to your nose or line of sight,then windshield will block your view of therain, windshield can block rain to come over to you but at the same time you cannot see through windshield, if windshield in up too high.
Headlight Curvature: If Install Above Headlight
You might notice that windshield is always fiited above headlight curvature or in close proximity of bike’sbefore buying windshield you have to measure diameter of headlight and make sure that windshield will compatible to headlight.
If Installation Is Above Handlebar
Some windshield attach on handlebar or some motorcycle’s headlight won’t compatible withthat case you have to mount windshield on is nothing wrong in it,in case of cruise bikes there is sufficient distance between your body and handlebar,hence it will work properly to shield you from wind.Either you can directly mount windshield on handlebar or you can bolt it directly to the bar by drill holes in your handlebar.
No motorcycle accessories without style variant. And you also wants to add more custom spice to youra variant which suits you and your bike make sure that your variant would be functionally proper and won’t hinder your sight while riding.
Windshield considered as accessory mainly for cruise bikes, but you can find many variants in market for sports bikes as well which is functional at the sameyou don’t have one, install it on your will realize its significance soon.
Cheers! Ride Safe.