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Hello from Paris ,,just dropped into starbike in Paris to get MORE shiney bits

and they have an electric wiper inc washer for the 1500 and the 1800 ,

,it cost around 720 euro fitted ,,He will send me the price of it

without fitting ,,looks really good and works a treat ,

,they ship to anywhere ,, cheers Ciaran http://www.star.bike.com
 

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Kinda wonder what wipers do to the rather soft windshield material?
 

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They do end up scratching the windshield.

I've seen some of the Japanese GL1500s that

come witht the wiper. Even though the wiper rubber

seems to be real soft you end up with a scuffed windshield,

and that's despite the Honda shield having a hard coatong.

I suppose you would need a couple of spare shields over a few

years period. I think it's worth having a wiper in countries

where it rains almost every time you take your bike out.
 

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No matter what product you use to clean a screen

it is 99% of the time not the product used that scratches your screen

. It is the little deposits of grit thrown up by the vehicle in

front that stick to your screen. You move these about when

cleaning and they leave tiny scratches on the soft surface.

I suspect any wiper blade would have the same effect.

I have yet to see a product that will erradicate this problem

completely so we just have to do our best to minimise the

problem. I can't see the wiper stopping scratches unless

you spray loads of water on at the same time. I suspect

any water bottle with it would be quite small?
 
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Its not a car, :)its a motorcycle. :DAdjust your shield

so that you look over the top of it. :p

wexman :XPlease resize any pictures so that we dont haveto

scroll over and back to read a post. :cool:



:dude: :cool: :shock: :dude:
 

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I think wexman has just linked to this picture on another

site Redwing, if you click th eproperties on the picture

you can see the original site where the picture is,

so wexman wouldn't have control over its size.

But don't let it happen again wexman! :p

I'm wondering though if this wiper can work effectively.

Apart from worries about maybe scratching the screen

, I doubt if it wipes the top part of it and will leave a

gap at the top, the gap that you really want to have clear.
 

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What's next,,air conditioning?????:D:D
 

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Redwing. wrote:
Its not a car, :)its a motorcycle. :DAdjust your shield

so that you look over the top of it. :p

wexman :XPlease resize any pictures so that we dont haveto

scroll over and back to read a post. :cool:



:dude: :cool: :shock: :dude:

REDWING ?I LEFT THE PICTURE THIS SIZE SO YOU COULD SEE IT,,I know your eyesight is not the best ;;;
 
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goldwinger wrote:
What's next,,air conditioning?????:D:D
Goldwinger, you are right. :DThese guys keep

thinking it's a cage their driving. :pWe will teach

wexman when he gets back to Ireland, how to

resize a picture. :cool:All other members please

use half the page when typing your mesg on this topic.

I know my lamps are very poor wexman but im not

totally blind yet. :?Now where are those bloody keys. :shock:.
 

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I still think that heavy rain would cause more visibility problems as the rain just pelts your helmet visor. Having a clear windshield in this instance is a waste. A wiper for helmets would be a better bet, surely some enterprising person can come up with that in the 21st Century!
 

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Now lads it is the last time I will try and do something good for you lot ;;

Have you ever tried using a french keyboard ?the letters are in different places

and I was in a net cafe in Paris when I downloaded the pic,,with no resize facilities ,,so there ,,,If it was a picture of a

fine french chick ,I bet you would not moan (YOU WOULD ONLY IN A DIFFERENT WAY)then about the pic being too big ,,I have

a manual wiper on my bike

and I have the tall screen ;it is brilliant ,

I almost look forward to the rain ,you only give it a turn every so often ,

just to clear the water ,,,Next pic I put up you are going to need a magnifing glass

to see it

,,,hey Redwing ,,,send me a pic of your keys and I will resize them so you will be able to see them ...bye from sunny France;;CIARAN
PS..........I even edited ALL the messages to keep you happy
 

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Some people are never happy Ciaran! Enjoy your break in the sun.
 
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wexman wrote:
Now lads it is the last time I will try and do something good for you lot.

,,,hey Redwing ,,,send me a pic of your keys and I will resize them so you will be able to see them ...bye from sunny France;;CIARAN

Hey Wexman, :)If I could find the bloody keys I

would send youa picture of them. :cool:Enjoy the

sunshine in France :pbecause winter hasarrived here in Irelande. :(

:dude: ;) :dude:
 

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Unless you live where it's torrential rain all the time, that wiper is a waste of cash. €700 would probably buy a nice set of heated grips, vest and a few more useful items.
 

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You guys with the late models that have reverse can justride backwards so the rain stays out of your faces. ;)
 

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exavid wrote:
You guys with the late models that have reverse can justride backwards so the rain stays out of your faces. ;)
Great solution. Now all we need are eyes in the back of our heads!
 

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What, you got no mirrors?
 

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I think a wiper would be very useful at times.

I don't see us using it at the first sign of rain,

but on occassions when it gets heavy

a wiper would be of more use than a CD player!

Onlydownside is the wiper does seem a bit pricy.

Glad you brought this up wexman. :clapper:
 
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