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  • Motorcycle windshields are considered accessories by most motorcyclists. They are optional for many. The concept of a shield to keep the wind out of the face of a motorcycle rider sometimes gets in the way of the enjoyment of riding. Some riders want to feel that wind. Others don't.
  • If you do a lot of riding at high speed, you'll get a lot of noise in your ears from the wind. In some riders, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) can result. A motorcycle windshield will cut down that noise.
  • If you do any riding in the winter, having a motorcycle windshield can make a big difference.
  • Some motorcycle windshields are removable. Some are manually adjustable up and down. Some have electric motors that move them up and down at the push of a button. Some are part of integral fairings such as found on touring bikes.
  • Some riders like to have a windshield that they can just look over. They have an unobstructed view of the road especially in the rain and fog.
  • Some riders choose to look through their windshields to gain maximum protection from the wind and increased levels of comfort.
  • Keep your windshield clean. Be careful not to scratch it.

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