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Offline Irn-bru

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Dam flies
on: 23 Apr 21, 11:04:27
Hi,

I have the PUIG Double Bubble Clear Racing Screen which is excellent, no buffeting. The wind is directed to my helmet which is not in itself an issue for me. My problem is I live in the countryside and my visor is getting horrendously covered in flies. So it looks like I need a taller screen to direct airflow over my head. As the Puig works so well I'm reluctant to replace it so was wondering if a Wind Screen Deflector / Extension Spoiler would be the answer or am I better just going for a taller screen like the SlipScreen?

I've not found too many reviews on either. Any help and advice would be appreciated.

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Offline mdr1970

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Re: Dam flies
Reply #1 on: 23 Apr 21, 11:50:58
Tried hard not to comment on this, as have no experience with either of the solutions you mention, because for me BOTH ruin the aesthetics of the bike  :004:

Each to their own here  :037:  :164:

Logic would dictate that you will need to clean the screen/s you're looking through, whether it's your visor directly, or the screen in front of your visor :027:

I do appreciate where you're coming from, but I simply take a small plastic bag with wet wipes and a micro fibre cloth with me  :028:
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Offline Irn-bru

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Re: Dam flies
Reply #2 on: 23 Apr 21, 12:04:28
Appreciate what you are saying and perhaps I just need to find some different roads. I should have taken a photo of my visor after just 10 minutes

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Offline plodgeman

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Re: Dam flies
Reply #3 on: 23 Apr 21, 10:33:28
*Originally Posted by Irn-bru [+]
Appreciate what you are saying and perhaps I just need to find some different roads. I should have taken a photo of my visor after just 10 minutes

One of the downsides to living in a beautiful part of the world.

I don't have experience of the screen you mention either but, like mdr1970 I carry a microfibre cloth, and a small bottle of muc-off visor cleaner. Does it for me  :028:

Have you thought about tear-off visors?

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Offline burty

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Re: Dam flies
Reply #4 on: 25 Apr 21, 12:42:23
*Originally Posted by plodgeman [+]


Have you thought about tear-off visors?

Be mindful that tear-offs are not legal on the road.
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Offline plodgeman

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Re: Dam flies
Reply #5 on: 25 Apr 21, 08:38:27
*Originally Posted by burty [+]
Be mindful that tear-offs are not legal on the road.

Blimey, never knew that  :028:

These days anything seems to go though  :027:

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Offline Dudeofrude

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Re: Dam flies
Reply #6 on: 25 Apr 21, 12:03:30
*Originally Posted by burty [+]
Be mindful that tear-offs are not legal on the road.

So are black visors but I honestly don't know a single rider that doesn't use one all summer haha
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