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Offline LOKI

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Wind deflectors
« on: November 27, 2018, 10:46:10 PM »
Guys I'm thinking about fitting the wind deflectors but of the two I can find MADSTAD and POWERBRONZE has anyone got these fitted and which would you recommend.
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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2018, 11:06:05 PM »
I've got the Madstad deflectors and screen setup on mine. It's a fantastic setup. I've heard good things about the Powerbronze set also.



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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2018, 08:49:04 AM »
I had the powerbronze on my two previous texes and they do work.
Nothing spectacular, but each time I rode without, I felt there were missing (less turbulences on the sides of the rider's body and a bit less wind noise).

I still have them BTW. If you fancy a Southern winter trip...
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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2018, 04:44:22 PM »
I have the Madstad wings. They work well for me, cutting the wind blast at my shoulders and the booming wind noise that comes from the bottom of my helmet.
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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2018, 05:53:50 PM »
The Powerbronze winglets are the single best thing I have bought for the bike.  Completely eliminates turbulence on my 2012 machine.  Don't know if you need them on the newer bikes, but I was thinking of getting rid of mine before I fitted them.  Now I can ride all day with no problem.

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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2018, 01:11:52 PM »
*Originally Posted by uglybeard [+]
Don't know if you need them on the newer bikes
I'd clearly say no.
I don't know how Triumph did it, but my Mk3 doesn't make me want to install my deflectors.

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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2018, 03:27:52 PM »
*Originally Posted by NiK [+]
I'd clearly say no.
I don't know how Triumph did it, but my Mk3 doesn't make me want to install my deflectors.
  NiK, your bike actually has to be moving to make use of them, that's something your'e not used to so we can't take your word for it!  :038:

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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2018, 07:04:09 PM »
Ooh miaow!
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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2018, 07:24:56 PM »
I have the Madstads on order but I have not received them yet...Im hoping it fixes the cold air on my midsection issue Im having...none of my other bikes exhibit this symptom, ...... the TEX is not cold weather friendly with that airflow problem.....

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Re: Wind deflectors
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2018, 08:06:00 PM »
*Originally Posted by Crosshairs [+]
I have the Madstads on order but I have not received them yet...Im hoping it fixes the cold air on my midsection issue Im having...none of my other bikes exhibit this symptom, ...... the TEX is not cold weather friendly with that airflow problem.....
“The engine heat makes the TEx too HOT to ride...”

“The air flow over the TEx makes it too COLD to ride...”

I’m sorry but I just can’t help but to laugh at the irony on this forum sometimes!  I’m not laughing at you specifically. But wouldn’t it be a hoot if you started a thread complaining about how cold it is to ride the TEx and see how many pages it would get?  LOL!
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