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Take the sunvisor off your helmet if it has one and see if that helps.

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Do I need to drill the windshield?

There are many types of deflectors out there and, yes, some require drilling. Others, though, like the one I got, clamp to the top of the windshield. I was a bit concerned at first that it would move, but no, it stays firmly in place. It can then be adjusted by tilting forward or back, and sliding up and down. Mine's adjusted to just below eye level (about "upper-lip level") and with a very slight forward tilt. Took a bit of trial and error to get it just so, but it was worth the effort, believe me! Now I have no head vibration at any speed, just a slight increase in wind noise at high speed, and earplugs take care of that nicely.


One negative about the whole set-up -- on really hot days I miss the massive airflow. But wearing my light jacket and a moisture-wicking shirt keeps it bearable. And in cool, even cold weather, it's absolutely luxurious. I made several multi-hundred-mile rides last winter on sunny, mid-30-degrees days and never got chilled.
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There are many types of deflectors out there and, yes, some require drilling. Others, though, like the one I got, clamp to the top of the windshield. I was a bit concerned at first that it would move, but no, it stays firmly in place. It can then be adjusted by tilting forward or back, and sliding up and down. Mine's adjusted to just below eye level (about "upper-lip level") and with a very slight forward tilt. Took a bit of trial and error to get it just so, but it was worth the effort, believe me! Now I have no head vibration at any speed, just a slight increase in wind noise at high speed, and earplugs take care of that nicely.


One negative about the whole set-up -- on really hot days I miss the massive airflow. But wearing my light jacket and a moisture-wicking shirt keeps it bearable. And in cool, even cold weather, it's absolutely luxurious. I made several multi-hundred-mile rides last winter on sunny, mid-30-degrees days and never got chilled.
I believe you are talking about one of those:



I had my eye on auxiliary wind deflectors for a while, I was holding off during the summer months. Now that it is getting cooler, I will probably try one.

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Do I need to drill the windshield?

Nope.
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I had the same problem on my 2005 C50 when I added a Memphis Shades sport screen. After adjusting the tilt I was able to clear it up for the most part. If you google "helmet buffeting" there are some good youtube videos that describe the problem and what to do about it.
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Do I need to drill the windshield?

Nope.
Purchased a windshield wind deflector: Chinese knock-off for Puig Windshield deflector or more precycle the MRA X-Creen Clear Bolt-On/Add-On Variable Windscreen Spoiler Blade. It was about $35 shipped and has rave reviews on Amazon. Have not received it yet, but this is what it looks like (11 inch/280 mm clear):

Motoparty Motorcycle Windshield Extension - Universal Adjustable Clip-on - Fits Honda Suzuki Kawasaki Yamaha BMW Harley Buell Triumph Ducati Aprilia and more Motorcycle Windshields https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07L59965N..._XF6HDbAP3TABN

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