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Well, after a tad over 1,000 miles ah've gone back ta the "standard" Tulsa
windshield, an' the new-style "OEM" Tulsa is boxed an' ready fer whoever
is the lucky winner come the Alamo Run!

Some folks have emailed me privately, commenting that I must really
*hate* this shield. Actually, that's not true - nor fair.

For someone that rides with a FF helmet, or prefers more exposure, this
unit is likely what they've been looking for. As usual, the optical quality
of the w/s is far superior to any I've seen from other manufacturer's.
The squared upper section of the w/s provides additional air flow control
so that you don't get the "push" on the shoulders you normally would
with the standard OEM shield.

The Tulsa is also a LOT more stable than the OEM unit - at speeds
approachin' (okay - superpassing) *ahem* 100 mph, the shield gave no
noticable shake or shimmy. If it was flexing, it was doing so in a steady,
linear manner.

Adjustment is exactly as with the OEM shield - pull all the way up, then
push down an' pull back up to the desired height.

As stated in an earlier post, I'm 6', with a 31" inseam. The unit I
evaluated was the (tinted w/vent) +4", which seemed (to me, at least) to
be about 2" too high if I wanted to be able to look over the shield at the
lowest setting without having to sit up very straight. Consequently, keep
that in mind if you decide to buy one!

As I said before, this shield doesn't fit *my* preferred riding style/gear. I
prefer a 3/4 helmet, which with this shield translates into raindrops in the
face in the rain. I'll stay with my regular Tulsa - it may have drops
runnin' back down the back of the shield, but that beats blazes outta 'em
hittin' me in the face at 60-70 mph!!<G>

Hopefully, my reports/comments have given you insite as to what you
can expect. Please note that this shield WAS provided to me by Tulsa for
this evaluation, even though Allen told me at the outset that based on his
knowledge of my riding style he felt sure I'd not like it, but wanted
someone to provide some straightforward feedback for folks.

If ya have any questions, feel free ta ask - either publicly or privately!
 

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Falcon Wing said:
Are there any pics available of this shield yet?
Allen has a few on his website. What most folks don't appreciate is the challenge of tryin' ta git a decent shot of what is essentially a clear product! I tried ta take a couple, and ta be honest Allen got better results than I did (which is surprising when ya take into account how oogly that boy is.......) 8)
 

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George,
Thanks, but that's okay, I may be "oolgy", but the girls really do like me! :wink:
By the way, my sincere sympathies to Pat!! :p
Allen
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Tulsa said:
George,
Thanks, but that's okay, I may be "oolgy", but the girls really do like me! :wink:
By the way, my sincere sympathies to Pat!! :p
Allen
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Poor Allen........ever since that senile grandmother winked at him, he's thought he "had it".

<she wuz jest hopin' that iffen she wuz nice, he'd git up off her teeth.....>
 
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