Fri Dec 21, 2018, 10:56 AM

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Tomorrow, we begin our rotation toward summer. Despite the overcast sky I am thinking about the approach of spring as I sit here anticipating the arrival of the California Scientific windshield I ordered for my Yamaha Tracer. USPS sent me a text this morning advising me it is on their truck, out for delivery today.

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Fri Dec 21, 2018, 08:00 PM

1. The USPS letter carrier did not deliver my new shield.

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It was delivered later in the day in a separate truck, I presume. The box in which it arrived is sturdy and undamaged unlike the crushed box in which my X-Max Puig shield arrived from France.

I bought the large CalSci shield for my Tracer. As expected, the edge reflects precision laser cutting, but it is not polished like the Yamaha product. It is a couple of inches taller and wider too which are my primary reasons for purchasing their shield. I expect this shield to greatly reduce wind noise and head buffeting at highway speeds.

There are a few very small blemishes (bubbles) that are all but invisible except at just the right angle and lighting. I would prefer the lower half of the shield to be a little wider and another inch or two of height would also be welcome for fine tuning the height with the bike's sliding frame mount. Overall, however, I am pleased with the product.

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