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We picked up the new 07 yesterday morning. We put about 250 miles on her this weekend. What a machine!
My wife says that although she loves the ride, she gets buffeted by the wind a lot more than she did on our Voyager XII. We both noticed how far back she sits compared to the Voyager and thinks that contributes to the buffeting.
Question. What can I do about it? Does the seat adjust? Does the line of airwings from Barker include a product specifically to improve the passenger air pocket? Any suggestions.
Thanks in advance.
 

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Baker wings, especially the wing under the mirror will help the passenger. Full face helmet. Some like after market windsheilds like the Tulsa.
 

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Welcome aboard. There are some aftermarket passenger seat backs that provide a more vertical seating position. Try a search mode and you'll find some information. Tom
 

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Baker mirror wings really helped my wife, they are great, also keep the wind off your hands in the cold.
 

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I put Tulsa wings under the mirrors and a taller windshield. Helped greatly.
 

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dgamage said:
Baker wings, especially the wing under the mirror will help the passenger. Full face helmet. Some like after market windsheilds like the Tulsa.
Ditto! Ditto! Ditto! Ditto!
 

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I have to agree with the above, assuming a full face helmet, then the single most effective thing to reduce airflow to the passenger was mirror air wings.
 

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Mirror wings here too. I installed the new adjustable Tulsa shield and Gwyn said it helped a lot with the buffeting, I guess because it's 3" wider at the bottom. I still have to raise it a few notches for her.
 

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SO, likes the Cee Bailys screen, odly enough she prefers it on the lowest setting, it being 1" over stock I'm 6'3" it's fine for me too.
Used to hate the buffeting from the stock screen.
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ElBando said:
Baker mirror wings really helped my wife, they are great, also keep the wind off your hands in the cold.
Yep me too. They can also draw in some air in the hot weather. Also raise the windshield all the way up.
 

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wind wings will make a difference.
You don't say how tall your wife is,my wife who is 4'11" was not able to tell a difference in three different windshields.
 

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NovellRed said:
We picked up the new 07 yesterday morning. We put about 250 miles on her this weekend. What a machine!
My wife says that although she loves the ride, she gets buffeted by the wind...We both noticed how far back she sits compared to the Voyager and thinks that contributes to the buffeting.
My wife had the same complaint. We think it was how high she sat compared with how high she sat on my hoss. It can be so bad with the winds here in OK that she refused to ride with me when it was windy, which is almost all the time.

Mike
 

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Thanks for all the input.
The windshield was in the tallest position when I picked up the bike. At the first stop I adjusted it lower so that I could look over the top. I left it like that the rest of the day. I will raise it and see if that helps her.
The next thing I will try is the mirror wings.
 

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Tulsa mirror wings helped to straighten out the air as it passes my wife.

With the stock wind shield all the way 'up', my wife says the wind starts really moving her helmet around once the bike is over 100 mph on the GPS
 

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Where can I find information about the passenger backrest mod's that help wife sit up straighter. I used the search and that did't help. Thanks.
 

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With the stock wind shield all the way 'up', my wife says the wind starts really moving her helmet around once the bike is over 100 mph on the GPS
Tony, you been chasing Gary again? :lol: Take care Tim

Tulsa mirror wings and everyone has different opinions on windshields. Crosswinds are gonna bother her no matter what.
 

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With the stock wind shield all the way 'up', my wife says the wind starts really moving her helmet around once the bike is over 100 mph on the GPS
Tony, you been chasing Gary again? :lol: Take care Tim
Nope...... a Mitsubishi car. He gave up at 118mph.

My bike ran 125 on the GPS while 2 up.
 
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