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Here's my TW200. I added Protaper ATV Hi Bars, Large foot pegs, Coleman Tank Saddle Bags, Coleman ATV Seat Pad, Cycleracks Rear Rack. I then made out of some sheet rubber a windscreen reinforced behind with thicker rubber frame. I also covered some of the Cyclrack with 5/8" rubber air hose that I slit and slipped on.



RUBBER WIND SCREEN: It's an ok mod right now because the rubber bends when I was riding into a 10 MPH wind at 60 mph. I'll have to reinforce it with more of the thicker rubber or just add some bent wire hanger.



I thought of trying this because someone mentioned about a plastic windscreen seeming like a guillotine when climbing steep off road hills. So I thought, why not rubber. That shouldnt hurt too bad hitting my throat




The rubber sheets can be purchased from a number of suppliers like http://www.zorotools.com . You can use 1/8" thick for the screen (about $7 for a 12"x12" sheet) and 1/4"thick for backing ($8 for 2"x36") reinforced with bent hanger wire. I just use contact cement on both surfaces (follow package directions).



The screen attaches to the post that the headlight cover attaches to. I punched a hole in the windscreen rubber a slid it on the post first, then the stock rubber grommet on next. The headlight plastic still slips in the grommet, only a little tighter.



I then used two pieces of industrial strength velcro ( with adhesive backing - get it at any Menard's or the like) to stick the windscreen to the plastic headlight cover.



If you order some rubber sheets get more than you need because having scrap rubber sheets have come in handy for other misc applications. I had the rubber already from some scrap pile I salvaged from years ago.













 

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looks great! i might have rounded off the corners at the top just a tad to match some of the other corners, but it's a great idea and a creative solution.
 

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I have to agree with retro. Clean up those sharp corners, other than that looks great. Not really sure why you wrapped the rack but i'm sure you have your reasons.
 

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Once in a while I use some rear saddle bags with a metal brace/bracket over the cycle rack and under the saddle bags. The metal brace rattled on the cycle rack so I added cut hose sections similar to yourself. Sure helped muffle the rattle. Oh, and your color hose is better than the one I used (green).
 

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looks great! i might have rounded off the corners at the top just a tad to match some of the other corners, but it's a great idea and a creative solution.


Thanks. Yeah, it was a pretty rough cut. I'll clean it up some. I was going to cut the top in blocks to represent the knobby tires but decided not to.
 

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I have to agree with retro. Clean up those sharp corners, other than that looks great. Not really sure why you wrapped the rack but i'm sure you have your reasons.


Thanks. I wrapped the rack to protect it from scratching when I take a spill or clamp down some items to it. I like the look too.
 

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Cool mods. If you don't mind, can you tell us where you picked up the materials?




It's an ok mod right now because the rubber bends when I was riding into a 10 MPH wind at 60 mph. I'l have to reinforce it with more of the thicker rubber or just add some bent wire hanger.



O thought of trying this because someone mentioned about a plastic windscreen seeming like a guillotine when climbing steep off road hills. So I thought, why not rubber. That shouldnt hurt too bad hitting my throat




The rubber sheets can be purchased from a number of suppliers like http://www.zorotools.com . You can use 1/8" thick for the screen (about $7 for a 12"x12" sheet) and 1/4"thick for backing ($8 for 2"x36") reinforced with bent hanger wire. I just use contact cement on both surfaces (follow package directions).



The screen attaches to the post that the headlight cover attaches to. I punched a hole in the windscreen rubber a slid it on the post first, then the stock rubber grommet on next. The headlight plastic still slips in the grommet, only a little tighter.



I then used two pieces of industrial strength velcro ( with adhesive backing - get it at any Menard's or the like) to stick the windscreen to the plastic headlight cover.



If you order some rubber sheets get more than you need because having scrap rubber sheets have come in handy for other misc applications. I had the rubber already from some scrap pile I salvaged from years ago.
 

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Your bike looks nice. What are the supports holding the pads? Jimbo's windshield works pretty well too. You must be pretty tall if you are concerned about being decapitated? I am 6'3 (all torso) and I would definitely catch my helmet on the jimboshield vs. my neck.
 

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Your bike looks nice. What are the supports holding the pads? Jimbo's windshield works pretty well too. You must be pretty tall if you are concerned about being decapitated? I am 6'3 (all torso) and I would definitely catch my helmet on the jimboshield vs. my neck.


Thanks Brock. No, I'm not tall, but I would imagine that climbing a hill while standing on pegs can place any part of body onto any part of machine if thrown
Anyway, chopping the throat was someone else's concern that led me to think of a rubber WS option, it was not my concern. I had scrap rubber, so decided to try it out before buying a WS.



I'd be glad to answer your question: "What are the supports holding the pads?". But I'm not sure what pads you are referring to. The windscreen frame (or support?) is also rubber, just thicker. It's actually supported by the headlight cowl using velcro. The rubber frame or support only adds rigidity.
 

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Well done for sure !!!!!!!!!!!!!! You could carry a bull moose home from the hunt on that rack. (o; That rubber shield looks darn functional .. OMM.
 

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Well done for sure !!!!!!!!!!!!!! You could carry a bull moose home from the hunt on that rack. (o; That rubber shield looks darn functional .. OMM.




Thanks neighbor across the big pond. The Cyclerack is a good choice, just gotta get me a bull moose to test it out
 

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Very creative Knobby Runner. You did a super job trimming that hose, those sections looked factory cut. More ideas for the rest of us. Thanks. Gerry



 

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Here's my TW200. I added Protaper ATV Hi Bars, Large foot pegs, Coleman Tank Saddle Bags, Coleman ATV Seat Pad, Cycleracks Rear Rack. I then made out of some sheet rubber a windscreen reinforced behind with thicker rubber frame. I also covered some of the Cyclrack with 5/8" rubber air hose that I slit and slipped on.



RUBBER WIND SCREEN: It's an ok mod right now because the rubber bends when I was riding into a 10 MPH wind at 60 mph. I'll have to reinforce it with more of the thicker rubber or just add some bent wire hanger.



I thought of trying this because someone mentioned about a plastic windscreen seeming like a guillotine when climbing steep off road hills. So I thought, why not rubber. That shouldnt hurt too bad hitting my throat




The rubber sheets can be purchased from a number of suppliers like http://www.zorotools.com . You can use 1/8" thick for the screen (about $7 for a 12"x12" sheet) and 1/4"thick for backing ($8 for 2"x36") reinforced with bent hanger wire. I just use contact cement on both surfaces (follow package directions).



The screen attaches to the post that the headlight cover attaches to. I punched a hole in the windscreen rubber a slid it on the post first, then the stock rubber grommet on next. The headlight plastic still slips in the grommet, only a little tighter.



I then used two pieces of industrial strength velcro ( with adhesive backing - get it at any Menard's or the like) to stick the windscreen to the plastic headlight cover.



If you order some rubber sheets get more than you need because having scrap rubber sheets have come in handy for other misc applications. I had the rubber already from some scrap pile I salvaged from years ago.





Great looking mods... Thanks for posting them.
 
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