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Re: Termite infestation?

Isn't that M50 a single? I bet that the vibration is pretty much built in.

But as everyone said, if you can ride it with reasonable comfort up to 75, but the windscreen is causing buffeting, then you need to figure out what to do with the screen. I don't necessarily agree with mscuddy that you should ditch it, but I think you need to figure out how to adjust it so that you can ride comfortably.

Here's what you need to do: First, find out at actually is going on. Can you see the windscreen juddering when you ride? Can you feel any vibration or movement in your hands from the handlebars -- in other words, is your front wheel being pushed around when you have the windscreen on at higher speeds? If you can't see it moving or feel it pushing the wheel around, then what you are feeling is likely to be air turbulence that's bouncing your helmet around. And that's easy to fix (relatively.)

Turbulence is when the air "breaks" and rolls around. If you suspect that it's turbulence, try moving your head down closer to the tank, and see what happens. Does the buffeting and "vibration" go away? If so, then your problem is that your head is right at the turbulent line between the fast clean air flow above the screen and the still air below it. You can fix the problem by moving the screen around, or cutting it down, so that your head is either in the clean air flow or in the still air pocket.

I don't know what kind of screen you have but many screens allow you to adjust the angle and height of the screen. You can play around with those adjustments to see if you can get your head out of the turbulence. Also, if all else fails, take a hacksaw to it and cut it down.

I hope this helps! It's hard to diagnose a problem from a distance.
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