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Lynx fairing for the KTM 690 Enduro R?

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I mean it, I'd buy an F800GS for anything where I needed that sort of wind protection. I did a great ride on one a couple of summers ago and my 690 honestly would have been miserable by comparison.

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I mean it, I'd buy an F800GS for anything where I needed that sort of wind protection. I did a great ride on one a couple of summers ago and my 690 honestly would have been miserable by comparison.
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Seems like this would be a better way to go:

https://madstad.com/collections/ktm/products/ktm-690-enduro

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Lots of protection ,but easy to remove and adjust,  both in terms of height and pitch. You can even choose different shield sizes and tints. I had a Madstad on my 2013 Triumph Tiger 800XC and it's good stuff. Local mfr to me. I met the guy and he's one sharp dude. His approach is to let a little air under the shield to reduce the bubble of low pressure in front of the rider. This is in contrast of trying to get all the air to go around or over the rider where the higher pressure tries to fill the low pressure bubble that results in turbulence and noise. And, I think it works based upon my experience on my Triumph. I could open my face shield at 75mph with mild puffs of air vs. stronger & noisier turbulent air. And, the cost savings over the Lynx? Easy call at least for me.

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I have one on my 2011 690. Excellent wind protection for me. Screen lowers down out of the way for offroading. Remounted speedo easier to see, plus room for gps or other add ons. Mine have the hid lights (led available) both have less draw, and very bright no need for aux lighting. Mounting was easy. Its a matter of opinion, but I think it looks better than stock.

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I have one on my DRZ400, and love the headlights. Best nighttime visibility of any of my vebicles, cars and trucks included. As for wind protection, I'm sure it's better than nothing...but not all that much. Pretty spendy, too. Fit and finish were perfect, and customer service.is top-notch!

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If all you want/need is a bit better lighting and a little less wind blast you can get that with a cheap screen and a cyclops or other LED headlight bulb.

On the other hand if you are building a travel bike versus a weekend playbike and you want more real estate for switches, GPS mount, heated grip switch, gauges, power ports, etc and also want better wind protection and lighting then the LYNX fairing starts to make a lot of sense. Yes, it's not fashionable but it is tough, works well and is customizable to your own desires. The ability to raise the screen has very limited usefulness for my application becuase in anything but the lowered position buffeting increases at speed.  

I like mine a lot. It was a great addition for my wants/needs. Wouldn't be for everyone though and if I had set mine bike up for just day/weekend rides I would not have bothered.

You can layout the dash anyway you want. Comes as a blank and you mount stuff where you want it.

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I've seen a few reviews saying the Lynx starts buffeting at high speeds with the screen up.  How is it with the screen down?  I have full fairing, but swapping it out because the buffeting is driving me crazy.  Looking for a good solution to those highway miles...  (I'm 5'10". 32" inseam, if that means anything at all...)

 

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