Why Buy a Windshield? Well there are many reasons and they range from functionality to style, and all stops in between. K and G Cycles (www.kandgcycles.com) has a large selection of windshields/windscreens available for the Metric Motorcycle World, so there is probably one for your bike. I am going to present to you reasons why a windshield is a great choice for your bike.
Decreasing wind blast reduces rider fatigue. It’s that simple. Whether you’re on a long Sunday cruise or a week-long tour, staying alert and well conditioned in the saddle significantly helps in getting you to your destination in one piece. Should you encounter inclement weather, a windshield will offer you increased comfort and protection from the elements. Let’s face it, you don’t ride in the rain hoping to get wetter, or ride in cold weather hoping to get frostbite. A windshield is used to manage riding in weather that keeps other riders indoors. Plus, it keeps your teeth clean, too!
There are many accessories you can add to your bike to increase your riding pleasure or to improve your bike’s versatility or performance. A windshield is a low-cost investment that will give you huge returns, as it will undoubtedly improve your riding experience. Even a high-end windshield system, such as the quick release Switch Blade windshields from National Cycle, is a small investment compared to suspension upgrades, exhaust systems or performance mods for your engine. In fact, windshields are so affordable you could purchase two different sizes and or styles to increase the day-to-day potential of your motorcycle.
Most motorcycle modifications tend to be fairly difficult to undo or else downright irreversible. When you have a quick release windshield, you have a modification that’s easy to change. Many of the windshields made today can be removed, changed, or reinstalled in about 15 seconds, and many out there in about 5 seconds. Even those that are “permanent” installs, can be removed with simple tools in about 15 minutes. Feel like riding without a shield on hot summer days? No problem! Need a bigger windshield for those cold and rainy days? Still no problem! The versatility of modern windshields gives you the best of both worlds.
What Are the Benefits of Riding With a Windshield?
Windshields can help combat fatigue, back pain, and arm strain by removing the wind blast to your face and chest. Less air pushing against your body results in a more comfortable and enjoyable ride. We offer unique line of windscreens that are specially designed and engineered to divert turbulent wind out and away from you and your passenger. Less turbulence equals more comfort and more miles. If you’re planning more than just a few hours in the saddle, a windshield will pay huge dividends at the end of the ride.
Comfort: Weather Protection!
It’s no surprise that a windshield that diverts dry, hot turbulent air will also divert wet, cold turbulent air. Rain or shine, a windshield makes weather a secondary consideration when hitting the road on two wheels. Comfort and enjoyment always come first. Staying warm and dry extends your riding time and lets you cover more miles safely.
Safety: Debris Protection!
Many manufacturers windshields and fairings are designed to provide wind protection and increased riding comfort, but do not offer protection in the event of a collision with another vehicle, an animal, or any other object. Just the same, it gives us great pleasure when we get letters from riders attesting to the strength of our windshields upon impact with birds, ball peen hammers, and even deer! We don’t recommend that you have a friend toss a hammer at you while riding to prove a point. But if something unfriendly comes your way on the road and you don’t have a strong windshield, you’ll really wish you had one.
I hope I have educated you enough today for you to make a confident, informed decision regarding a windshield/windscreen for your ride. Contact K and G Cycles (www,kandgcycles.com) for all your windshield and windshield accessory needs.