A guy asks a serious question and he gets one answer and a bunch of "cute" from a bunch of would-be comedians.
3Peaksgold, many riders use Lemon Pledge on their windshields and face masks.
A short windshield is not an option for me, the wife won't tolerate them due to the extra wind buffeting she takes on the back seat.
I like my tall windshield and as long as it's treated with the proper stuff I don't have any trouble seeing through it in the rain. Plus, if we get caught in a gulley washer, we just pull over and wait it out a bit. No need to take chances you don't need to take.