When I picked up my non-tour DCT in late March I had taken a test ride on a tour model and didn't even realize that the non-tour had a much shorter windshield until I actually pulled out of the parking lot at HOR. I immediately ordered the tall Honda screen and have had it on the bike up until now. But with the hotter weather I decided to put the short windshield back on. What a fantastic improvement! Not only do I get the cooling breeze but the whole riding experience is different (in a good way). The bike feels more nimble and lighter. I know it's only a visual difference and not the 1 pound weight savings but I enjoy the bike more. Plus even the small windshield is pretty good at keeping the wind off your face when you need it.