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I know a lot of people are looking at coming up with some kind of top to
keep the sun off you on long rides. I know first hand the sun can get to you. I
rented a Mustang for the wife when her car was in the shop. Convertible model.
We had fun riding around in it but as soon as it got to hot the top went up. Otherwise
we had to pour water over our heads just to cool off. Not fun. So my concern is
with the SS open aired and wearing helmets how long before the heat gets to us.
With the release of the SS this time of year we won't have a solid answer to this
till 2015. With luck some of the guys in Southern California will chime in or some of
the other states that'll still get some hot weather.
Opinions Thanks.:wtf::)
 

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I would go with a nice tight fitted hat or helmet, some sunscreen, and glasses. :droid:

Anything else will get blown off this thing. If not, you are going too slow! ;)
 

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With the windscreen just like a convertible it blocks alot of the air flow. Watching the SS videos it didn't look like much wind was hitting the driver or passenger.
We'll find out soon per Contact Tower post.
Can't wait till members have them in hand.
 

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With the windscreen just like a convertible it blocks alot of the air flow. Watching the SS videos it didn't look like much wind was hitting the driver or passenger.
We'll find out soon per Contact Tower post.
Can't wait till members have them in hand.
The windscreen is secured using 3 bolts. Pop the hood, unscrew, and ta da! Instant "motorcycle"
 

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EZ on, EZ off. ;)

It really is great at blocking wind if you want it to do that.
 

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What I'm worried about is the heat. A person can get over heated in a convertible. Seen it happen. Heat stroke long ride. Second
degree burns. Which all they had to do was use a sunscreen for the later part.
 

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Bat I have been driving convertibles for years as with anything you have to be prepared. I always keep plenty of H2O and sunscreen...
 

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Same here in my Jeep. But it has a sun top which stays
on a good part of the summer. Once members have them
in hand plus the vendors some one or more will come up with
a working system.
I have to wait till I get one in hand to measure things up then I'll
be able to see if my idea will work. It'll add some weight but when
finished it will have a auto windshield and convertible soft top. I'm
not worried about the weight since I'll be putting a Turbo in it. The
windshield when done will also act as a front roll bar. Hopefully it will
have wipers on it also. Also have ideas for a venting system to keep
the windshield fog free in any kind of weather plus add heat. But this
will be after some doors get fabricated. To many ideas going on in my
head. Time will tell if its possible.
Hope to have it put together by summer 2015.
It will all depend on the measurements. There are several types I'll be
able to try out.
Come on Polaris.:):writing:
 
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