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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:15 pm

Bairdb wrote:
Thanks Art,

I'm also convinced about the inadequacies of the stock windshield so will make a move on that. Did you install the Givi FT with adjustable blade?
Blain

Bairdb,

  You might also want to investigate the Kappa windshield. There was quite a bit of discussion about it that you can see by using the search box in the upper left corner.
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:36 pm

Kappa and GIVI same----maybe price difference. Givi is more commonly available in US.
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:55 pm

I'll check it out John, thanks.
Blain
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PostSubject: GiVi   Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:31 pm

Bairdb wrote:
John,
I forgot to ask, where did you get your adjustable windshield? Not sure if I will need it but, if so would like to know how yours worked out.
Thanks
Welcome to the most friendly place on earth. Normally. Ha
I just wanted to add that if and when you get the GREAT windshield, make sure the adjusting screws are real tight. I have been hit twice in my face shield in traffic going 65 and it was not fun. Evil or Very Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:37 am

John's
Thanks for the tip, I had an extended windshield come off of my NM4 at highway speed and, as you said, "It was not fun."
Bike assembled in Sacramento and shipped to SFmoto.
Blain
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:03 pm

You do not adjust "screws" on windshields, but Nuts--10mm socket will do it
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:29 pm

Hi Blain and welcome to the site from England.

I agree with the comments about the Givi Airflow (although I have the identical Kappa), and here in the UK heated grips are a must.

Enjoy your Swing!

Riggers.
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:27 pm

Thanks for the continuing great tips on GiVi 124 nut security and heated grips.
Got some photos on the uncrating in Sacramento Honda warehouse if anyone is interested.
Blain
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:36 pm

While I haven't lost the top of my Givi I do have two friends who've lost theirs. I have gotten into the habit of checking the security of my air flow and have found it noticeably loose a couple of times. Now I keep a dedicated 10mm wrench in the cubby to snug-up the clamp bolts. I check them every couple of weeks or more frequently if I'm on an extended ride.

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:42 am

Mine blew off while my brother was riding it. He went back and got it. I was fortunate in that it blew off onto the side of the road and landed in some soft grass. No damage.

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PostSubject: Givi AF214 Cautions   Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:58 am

I know all about Givi screens flying off, and top section number 3 has behaved itself since the summer of 2012. Which is just as well since the Wunderlich wind deflector fitted to it cost four times as much as the screen. But I digress, why is this under a topic labelled ’New California Member'?  scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Givi AF214 Cautions   Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:40 am

Thanks for the hijack reminder, Meldrew. This topic has been split off from "New California Member"
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