National Cycle VStream Tall Touring Windscreen for Concours 14 2008-2011
Works as promised...mostly
I bought this and received it within 2 days. I removed and installed the new shield in 5 min. Took me longer to find the proper size allen wrench! I have a 2009 Concours and this shield is quite a bit bigger than the stock. I am 6' 4" and sit fairly high on the saddle. With the shield down the wind hits me in the chin. This is good to make sure I get cool air in the summer. When it is all the way up the buffeting no longer exists. The wind hits just above my visor so there is a lot of wind noise. Slightly better than the stock in regards to noise but light years better for buffeting. I do seem to notice that the wind comes down around my back and it feels like I am being pushed forward when it is all the way up. I wish it was more sturdy. It seems to shake a lot on the highway and makes it look cheap and flimsy. I do realize this is a pretty big shield to be throwing up at highway speeds, but the stock one doesn't move at all.
Overall I would recommend this item, but if you are over 6' 2" don't expect this to block all the wind.
April 22, 2014
Flexes in cross wind.
I really like this product, and my GF loves it. The only complaint I have is that it flexes a lot in heavy cross winds. This shield creates a nice quiet pocket of air and completely eliminates helmet buffeting at all speeds.
April 7, 2014
VStream - What a difference
Once again, nothing but awesome things to say about Revzilla. Fast shipping!!!
The National Cycle VStream windshield really made a big difference for me on my Kawasaki Concours 14. The wind buffeting is noticeably less with this windshield as compared to the stock factory one. I'd read a number of reviews on multiple websites, and knew when buying this one, that I'd be happy. And so far, I am extremely pleased with it. We will see on it's long-term durability and scratch resistance, but so far, the wind protection is superior. I love it .... Thanks again to the whole Revzilla team .. you guys ROCK!!
March 31, 2014
Had the dealer install this on my 2014 Concours, very happy with the shield. Wife was on the back and she said the wind noise was dramatically reduced at full extension. The size is nice, not too big and still sporty looking.
March 10, 2014
Extended My Riding Season
I love this for winter. It's amazing how much more enjoyable cool weather riding is.
I'm 6'4" and all the way up gets me almost all out of the wind. It was noisy when I wore a Joe Rocket RKT 201 but with a Nolan N90 very quiet.
November 25, 2013
Looks great,that's about it.
Looks awesome on my Kawasaki Concours 14. But the buffeting is worse than with the stock shield. When the shield is fully up it provides reasonable protection, but the back pressure is uncomfortably high. I rode with it for a week and took it off. I didn't try to return it cause i used it for the week. I'll sell it myself.
BTW. Revzilla was great. Good price compared to others and quick service.
November 5, 2013
should be factory item
I have ridden with this new screen almost 1500 miles and it was a great purchase. It allows you to reduce wind noise, deflect even heavy rain and you can control your temp on hot or cold days way better than stock unit. Yes it does flex a bit in cross winds and passing 18 wheelers but it is stiff enough above 120mph so not a big deal. Really great deal, I would have put it on my 2012 Connie day one if I knew it worked so well.
October 21, 2013
Perfect Shield for me.
I bought the V-stream for a 2012 Concours that had a Cal-Sci Large/wide windshield on it. I found the Cal-Sci to be a bit bulky and awkward looking, and it blocked pretty much all of the air, a bit too much for my taste. I bought a stock windshield, and also the V-stream to try. The stock windshield still allowed a lot of wind and buffeting around it, so I installed the V-stream. It is the perfect combo for me. It still allows enough airflow to cool you off, but blocks very well while looking great. At 5'9" I don't even have to raise it fully to sit up straight. It is tall enough for a 6 footer, and wide enough to block unwanted wind, although these are matters of personal preference. It does allow more wind to hit the handgrip area than the Cal/Sci wide, but that's what heated grips are for. Fit & finish is nice, but I can't speak for durability as I just installed it. I suspect it will hold up as well as any other screen, so durability will be fine.
August 19, 2013