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#940227 - 08/18/15 11:00 PM WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+  
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Seeking a quieter ride on your new RT? Especially at speed in heavy traffic, headwinds, crosswinds? Introducing the WERKS Quiet Ride windshield! After months of working on this and over 2000 miles trying several prototypes I have the best performing windshield I have ridden behind.
There are two sizes, 24" tall and 26" tall and I believe these will cover 95% of riders. This shield will be well below the eye to shield level of other brands and simply does not need to be as tall as they are. Function was first, aesthetics second, but I found the shorter shields add to the looks of the bike. Not having the outer ears of the stock shield sticking up higher when in the working position is much nicer to see also. Take a look at the pictures and please check out complete information on the website. I look forward to hearing from you!

24" tall $190 plus $37 flat rate shipping.
26" tall $200 plus $37 flat rate shipping.

Order using the information form and mention BMW Sport Touring ( so I can send an invoice with discounted cost ) and I will offer these here for $30 off standard prices above through the end of August! Members here only. WERKS Parts LLC owned by forum member "realshelby"

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#940238 - 08/19/15 12:50 AM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: WERKS Parts]  
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Looks very nice. What is it made of and how are the optics?


D.Kinsey
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08 K1200LT

#940243 - 08/19/15 01:24 AM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: DKinsey]  
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Made of aircraft grade cast acrylic. This material has very good optics. There are a couple pics on the website looking through the screen. You really cannot tell it has a curve at the top. But that isn't as important on this screen, you won't be looking through the screen near as much as you would other screens. It does its job from a much lower position, below what your eyes are focusing on while riding down the road.

#940278 - 08/19/15 01:24 PM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: realshelby]  
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The first picture has a "Made in USA" stamped into the screen. This is one of the prototype windshields and the USA logo was an experiment. Too large! Production units will have very small text with brand and company and DOT number.

#940280 - 08/19/15 01:27 PM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: WERKS Parts]  
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Is the mold set up for just 2014 models, or can it be retrofitted for an '09 RT?


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#940283 - 08/19/15 01:46 PM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: The Rocketman]  
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Originally Posted By: The Rocketman
Is the mold set up for just 2014 models, or can it be retrofitted for an '09 RT?


The "mold" is specific to the 2014 and newer models. One thing I don't want to do is make cookie cutter windshields. It may be possible to tweak this screen to fit the earlier RT's, but I won't put my brand on it till I have one here and put miles and miles on it to see how it performs. So don't expect one in the near future. A lot will depend on how this model is received.

#940286 - 08/19/15 02:09 PM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: WERKS Parts]  
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In response to some questions on another thread...
This windshield is not as much like the Aeroflow for the Oilheads as it might look. It is wide, and not so tall as other brands. The Aeroflow was a quiet windshield but was too thin for one thing. Mine developed cracks and had to be retired! I do think this windshield compliments the bike, but that was not my priority.

WERKS Quiet Ride windshields are made of very high quality cast acrylic plastic. It is what is used in the aviation industry for certain applications, but that is more of a marketing term. It is far advanced from Plexiglass. This acrylic has better optical quality than other plastics. It is uncoated, because it is much harder than polycarbonate. Polycarbonate must be coated as it scratches very easily otherwise. These coatings work well, but have shown to break down after many years of use. If you scratch this coating and the screen below it, there is no way to polish it out. If you do get light scratching in the acrylic, it is very easy to polish out. This keeps the screen bright and clear. Even bad scratches can be made to look better if not completely removed. The WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields have DOT approval.

The "Made in USA" logo is not going to be on production units. That picture is a prototype unit. There will be a small font brand, and the required DOT number/logo. Probably about 1 1/8" wide x 1/2" tall. Depending on success, I may look into a decal type product to install on the backside of the screen to cover up ugly water spots that are hard to get to!

The WERKS Quiet Ride Windshield was developed by me at my shop in Texas. I would work on shapes, actually cutting out parts and adding parts to various areas to see what they would act like. Then I would send that back to the partner that is building these and they would make a windshield like I had laid out. Several of these were done. We fine tuned the appearance on the last couple, without effecting performance. A custom plastics manufacturer in California will be manufacturing the product. For now they will ship direct from there.

#942080 - 09/07/15 05:40 PM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: WERKS Parts]  
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Been riding all weekend around Arkansas and Missouri with the new shield. I think it's a keeper so far. No rain yet but that might change before I get home tomorrow 👍


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#942226 - 09/09/15 01:03 PM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: WERKS Parts]  
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On this site, and only this site, I am extending the $30 off offer! You MUST use the contact form on the website, or e-mail me so I can send an invoice with corrected pricing terry@werksparts.com . PayPal buttons on site will stay full price, but I will make refunds if notified about the discount. Please mention BMWST, BMWRT, or BMW Sport Touring or close to that so I'll know where you are coming from.

This price is good through September 2015 unless posted differently here.

#942571 - 09/14/15 12:15 AM Re: WERKS Quiet Ride Windshields for R 1200 RT 2014+ [Re: WERKS Parts]  
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Any feedback yet as to how it affects the passenger?

My RT is a 2012, so I couldn't use this anyway, but my stock windshield, as well as a Cee Bailey's, work fine for me, but the "still-air pocket" collapses right on my passenger, really beating her up. I have the extra-low seat and low suspension, which, I'm sure, aggravates the problem.


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