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I have been wanting a sport fairing for my bike. I know National Cycle makes one, but I don't like it. Some here has one I do like, but can't locate them. I'd appreciate if they step forward so I can figure out what fairing they are using.

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i am using one from a company called rifle.look at my thread "some more pics" in the goats belly
 

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was just on rifle's site.my model is the superbike fairing.they have 2 windshield heights,18" or 15" and different inserts for headlights.pretty good quality.$299.00 but you might find one on e-gay once in a while
 

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2 on ebay right now
 

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they still sell parts like windsheilds and the nylon screws,but i didn't see ant mounting kits
 

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I have been wanting a sport fairing for my bike. I know National Cycle makes one, but I don't like it. Some here has one I do like, but can't locate them. I'd appreciate if they step forward so I can figure out what fairing they are using.

Thanks!
Sounds like a really vague request. What are you calling a "sports fairing"?

There are 4 basic windscreens (not all are considered "fairings")

There's the "tombstone" screen, the contoured screens like the Plexifairing 3 and the Slipstream, the "fly screen" (just the bare minimum of protection) and the cafe style fairing which has an opaque section that fits around the headlight with a clear windscreen on top.

Then there's true fairings....that attach to the frame, not the forks or handlebar, like the touring fairing Kaw once offered for the bike of the ones you see on Goldwings.

To me a "sport fairing" can be a tiny cafe type to a full fairing like you see on race bikes.

Guessing here, I think you are talking about the cafe style windscreens, like those made by Maier like this one:

http://www.powersportsuperstore.com...-Large-Round-005010-p/4140882.htm?Click=35177
 

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emco viper is also similar
 

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Check out the albums on my profile and my old 750 had what Maier Plastics called a sport fairing,their definition not mine. I figure they can call itwhatever they want since they made it.It may or may not be what you are looking for.:smiley_th
 

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Sounds like a really vague request. What are you calling a "sports fairing"?

There are 4 basic windscreens (not all are considered "fairings")

There's the "tombstone" screen, the contoured screens like the Plexifairing 3 and the Slipstream, the "fly screen" (just the bare minimum of protection) and the cafe style fairing which has an opaque section that fits around the headlight with a clear windscreen on top.

Then there's true fairings....that attach to the frame, not the forks or handlebar, like the touring fairing Kaw once offered for the bike of the ones you see on Goldwings.

To me a "sport fairing" can be a tiny cafe type to a full fairing like you see on race bikes.

Guessing here, I think you are talking about the cafe style windscreens, like those made by Maier like this one:

http://www.powersportsuperstore.com...-Large-Round-005010-p/4140882.htm?Click=35177
Apparently, my request was not that vague if you were able to deduce to what I was originally asking for. ;) And yes, something similar to what was provided in the link.

This one made by Arlen Ness looks pretty tight: http://www.powersportsuperstore.com/Arlen-Ness-Direct-Bolt-On-Fairing-Gloss-Black-06-p/4617287.htm
 

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Apparently, my request was not that vague if you were able to deduce to what I was originally asking for...

Well that's because I'm smart;)

There was a company back in the 80's that made real nice "cafe fairings" (which is what many call that style) called "Pirahna". I had one on my RD 400 for a while. The Maier and the Ness one are basicly copies of them. They did make frame mounted ones too.

There's a company in the mid south? called "Hannigan" that makes a full size frame mounted fairing for the Vulcan:
http://www.hanniganmotorcyclefairings.com/main.html
 

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Well that's because I'm smart;)

There was a company back in the 80's that made real nice "cafe fairings" (which is what many call that style) called "Pirahna". I had one on my RD 400 for a while. The Maier and the Ness one are basicly copies of them. They did make frame mounted ones too.

There's a company in the mid south? called "Hannigan" that makes a full size frame mounted fairing for the Vulcan:
http://www.hanniganmotorcyclefairings.com/main.html
Eww... That fairing would def cramp my style. Trying to retain the sportiness of the bike as much as possible.
 

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Eww... That fairing would def cramp my style. Trying to retain the sportiness of the bike as much as possible.
I agree. It is really fugly. But, thought I'd throw it in as it appears to be the only company still making a full fairing for the 700/750.

You should check out some made by Memphis Shades. I had this one with the gradient tint on my bike and I thought it looked pretty good:
http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/knifemaker1954/1489997599/
 

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I agree. It is really fugly. But, thought I'd throw it in as it appears to be the only company still making a full fairing for the 700/750.

You should check out some made by Memphis Shades. I had this one with the gradient tint on my bike and I thought it looked pretty good:
http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/knifemaker1954/1489997599/
http://www.powersportsuperstore.com/Memphis-Shades-Bullet-Fairing-MEM7061-p/4722270.htm

Is this the one you are referring to? Your provided link didn't work.
 

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Sorry. Damn Mobil phones. Just go to the link in my sig below. Is the "artsy" photo in the "Bike Pics" album.

The one you linked to is simlar to the Maier. One problem with some is not having cutouts for the turn signals, so make sure it will work on the Vulcan
 

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there are a bunch of emgo viper fairings on e-bay right now
 
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