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    Senior Member Rockit's Avatar
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    Jimbo Spotting

    I had the honor of meeting Jimbo last week. I was working in SoCal and he was nice enough to stop by and show me the excellent windshields he makes for our bikes after I contacted him to let him know I was interested (I'll be buying two). Great guy, super friendly.


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    I have one on my TW. Very well built, easily installed. It does cut the wind down at higher speeds.
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    Just plain awesome guy and product!

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    Jimbo is way cool. Love my café shields.

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    Yamaha should put them on from the factory. They add so much to the little TW's.
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    Still waiting on the larger version myself. Cash in hand and waiting patiently.

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    jimbo got a nu dub?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dryden-Tdub View Post
    Still waiting on the larger version myself. Cash in hand and waiting patiently. Tom
    Yes, a few more inches would be nice
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHAG View Post
    Yes, a few more inches would be nice
    I spoke with Jimbo about this issue. He experimented with several prototypes before settling on the size. Lots of talk about vortices, but what caught my attention was hill climbing. If the windshield is too tall, then you risk getting a karate chop to the neck from it when you're leaning forward tackling a bumpy hill. The current height reduces that possibility while keeping a substantial portion of the wind off your chest at speed. This reduces arm fatigue during longer rides.

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    Help......trying to reach Jimbo to get a shield. Been using this email [email protected].
    got it off an old thread

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