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That's about $5 below MSRP. Cool!
The black would blend in nicely and ought to reduce the glare a bit.
I'd be super careful, though during installation as the only thing holding it on is double-sided tape.

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I'm hoping some enterprising company will come out with a cover for the front of the speedometer assembly.
As is, there must be an invisible sign on it that says, "Despondent bugs crash here."
 

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No wonder it's affordable if the only thing attaching the visor is double sided tape. I can't imagine that lasting long at highway speeds on a windy day, in fact I just had a vision of it flying off and smacking my helmet visor.

I'm hoping some enterprising company will come out with a cover for the front of the speedometer assembly.
As is, there must be an invisible sign on it that says, "Despondent bugs crash here."
That could be your new business idea. :grin2: At least it'll give me a good laugh when I have have to clean suicidal bugs off my windshield. that's inevitable especially in the summer.
 

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I don't know, I think with the right prep and what not, it should stick if it's that good quality 3M adhesive. I've personally had dinky window visors hold on to my daily commuter on a 200km/h run when we went to... Mexico...
 

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Not all 3M tape is created equal, I think they have high performance tape available. The visor uses ThreeBond adhesive, so it could be a permanent installation.
 

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That's what the product description says indeed, so I don't think you have anything to worry about on that end of things. So take that vision of it smacking you in the helmet out of your head :)
 

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That's what the product description says indeed, so I don't think you have anything to worry about on that end of things. So take that vision of it smacking you in the helmet out of your head :)
I had a tank bag once that used a snap-on map cover. While I was tucked in out of the wind, it unsnapped from the front edge at a speed "somewhat " over the limit {I ain't sayin'!} and smacked me in the face shield. That got my attention!
 

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Never had that problem with my maps. I just taped them to the tank. :grin2: Those were the days, before we had cellphone GPS and mounts.
 

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I had a tank bag once that used a snap-on map cover. While I was tucked in out of the wind, it unsnapped from the front edge at a speed "somewhat " over the limit {I ain't sayin'!} and smacked me in the face shield. That got my attention!
Lol I presume you came up with another solution after that :wink2:
 

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I'm hoping some enterprising company will come out with a cover for the front of the speedometer assembly.
As is, there must be an invisible sign on it that says, "Despondent bugs crash here."
Looks like Yamaha makes exactly what I want. It's a cover for the Bolt C-spec's speedo (same as ours). I just can't see paying $49 and change for a plastic cover.
 

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$49 for a simple piece of plastic is definitely a bit extreme... I'm sure someone can fab something up for a lot cheaper.
 

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That or you can start looking at what else you can find that was made for a different bike or a different purpose but for me, when it comes to thinking about all that time it would take to search or make my own, i rather pay the $50. Patience is not my game.
 

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You could probably make one yourself if you have the tools. I had an idea just now, grab a small piece of PVC pipe with similar or the same diameter as the speedo and cut it down to fit. Paint it, stick it on and you have a cheap speedometer visor.

Think it'll work?
 

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Hmm... I can't see why not. Seems like it'll provide the adequate amount of shade. You can try with a longer length and keep cutting down as much as you need. Angle the cut off a bit ?
 

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It might help to look into what works for people of your height if you don't know already, helps to get a bit of background information like that before moving onto this step. How tall is everyone here?
 

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It might help to look into what works for people of your height if you don't know already, helps to get a bit of background information like that before moving onto this step. How tall is everyone here?
5'8", average torso length.
 
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