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Next thing I want to get on is solving the high speed helmet buffeting on my CC. 60 mph+ it’s just irritating (I’m 5-9). I have an aftermarket windshield, don’t know brand; looks good but it's low (maybe 9”) and doesn’t help. I added cheap plastic lowers in the crash bars and they actually help a little, but not much. Looking at a) changing the W/S to an LRS 10 or 11” ($150) and/or b) the Witchdoctors lower wind deflectors that attach to the forks ($300). Would like to solve the issue without doing both if possible... Question to the group is which should I try first?
A LRS windshield and fork lowers solved my buffeting issue. Try a different helmet too before changing anything on the bike. Some helmets buffet more than others.
 
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Next thing I want to get on is solving the high speed helmet buffeting on my CC. 60 mph+ it’s just irritating (I’m 5-9). I have an aftermarket windshield, don’t know brand; looks good but it's low (maybe 9”) and doesn’t help. I added cheap plastic lowers in the crash bars and they actually help a little, but not much. Looking at a) changing the W/S to an LRS 10 or 11” ($150) and/or b) the Witchdoctors lower wind deflectors that attach to the forks ($300). Would like to solve the issue without doing both if possible... Question to the group is which should I try first?
I've got a Klockwerks 11" shield, and the Witchdoctor's lower fork deflectors. The combo works well for me to combat buffeting. Of the two, I recommend the deflectors first, as I found the main cause of buffeting for me was actually air coming up over the gas tank, rather than air coming over the windshield.

I also had a V-Stream shield on it at one point, which also worked well. It started developing cracks at the mounting holes, so I figured I'd try the Klockwerks shield when I replaced it.
 
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Temperature got up to 45 on Saturday, climbed over pile of snow to get to shed and started the bike
ran it for 5 minutes, shut it off . Another 30 to 45 days until riding season starts up here.
 

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I stared at it lovingly
 

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I rode mine yesterday, it was a little chilly at 49 degrees F. Wasn't really dressed for the weather, but it was nice to ride a bit.
 

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Replaced the tires, took it on a little ride to break the new set in a bit...
 
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I am going to have it inspected today so I can reregister it for another year.
 

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6°C ain't too bad, anything over zero C and I reckon I'm good to go. -5° socks.
 

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6°C ain't too bad, anything over zero C and I reckon I'm good to go. -5° socks.
6 C that's about 43 F not to bad. I keep a temperature conversion table in my favorites. So I can check it when ya'll post C temps.
 
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I can only ride on the weekend because my shift is 10 to 6 for now. 10 to 6 screws the complete daylight this time of year. Only 2 more months of working, gave my notice for retirement. Last weekend we got snow and used the snowblower. So when we get a good day on the weekend you got to take advantage of it.
 

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Replaced the clutch cable with a Barnett cable. Soooo much better.


If you don’t wake up smiling and happy, then at the end of the day go to bed smiling and happy...you are doing it wrong.
 
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I can only ride on the weekend because my shift is 10 to 6 for now. 10 to 6 screws the complete daylight this time of year. Only 2 more months of working, gave my notice for retirement. Last weekend we got snow and used the snowblower. So when we get a good day on the weekend you got to take advantage of it.

hey man congrats on the retirement notice, even in covid times retirement is good....i've been at it a few years now....8)

Stay safe and enjoy!

Rob
 

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Changed the oil, and took it out for a morning spin in the back country...
 
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Replaced the seat. Had to drill and tap for one of the bolts.
 

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I finally got out for a short ride with some new friends. Of course I was the only Victory.
 
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