ELECTRA GLIDE CLASSIC / STANDARD Windshield Features
•Freedom AirCurve design– our recurve drives the airflow 2″-3″ higher than a standard windshield • Cleaner air flow – less wind noise & turbulence for the rider and passenger • Helps to stabilize the bike at higher speeds • Allows you to use a shorter windshield for a better view over the top without sacrificing comfort or use the same size or taller windshield for added comfort. • 30% thickerthan the stock windshield and other windshields for more stability and added strength • Crystal clear optical clarity – No distortion ! • High Gloss, hand polished edges • Slightly wider on the upper half of the windshield – wider wind deflection creates a quieter, more comfortable ride for the rider and passenger • Best quality, performance, optical clarity, fit and finish in the industry
• TheStandard styleis the same width at the base as the stock windshield. It has the recurve up at the top and keeps more of the stock look.
• TheTouring styleis our wider style with the same recurve at the top. The base of the windshield extends out about 3″ wider on each side over the inner fairing and stays about 2″ wider on each side going up the sides. It spreads the wind out to the sides farther getting the wind off of your arms and shoulders better, it is quieter, and helps get the wind around the passenger better also.
How to Measure the Windshield
12 sizes to choose from5″ – 16″
The size is measured by laying a tape measure on the front center of the windshield from the top of the fairing to the top edge of the windshield. The exposed windshield.
Looking Over the Windshield
The ideal height is where the top edge of the windshield is level with the tip of your nose. This gives you about 2” to see over the top of the windshield when you are looking straight ahead. With this height, the wind will clear the top of your head for a comfortable and quiet ride. The taller you go the better it feels, especially for the passenger, as long as the top edge doesn’t creep up into your line of sight.
Looking Through the Windshield
The ideal height is where the top edge of the windshield is about 2″ above your line of sight. This gives the most comfort and protection for both the rider and the passenger, but when it rains and the windshield gets wet and dirty it gets harder to see through the windshield.
– If you have a tall windshield on your bike, you can place a piece of Blue Painters Masking Tape on your windshield with the top edge of the tape at different heights and take a short ride to get settled into your normal riding position.
– If you have a short windshield on your bike, you can tape different size pieces of cardboard on your windshield with Blue Painters Masking Tape and take a slow ride to get settled into your normal riding position.
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