I’m not sure why Puig calls this a “windscreen visor”. To me it is more of a “windshield extension”. Even more specifically, an “adjustable clip-on windshield extension”. But whatever you want to call it, I love it, and it is without a doubt some of the best $ I’ve ever spent on my motorcycle.
Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor
I ride a Triumph Tiger 800XC (which I also LOVE, but I’ll gush over how much another time) and even though when I bought my Tiger it was fitted with the Triumph Adjustable High Screen Kit (view on Amazon), the wind buffeting and accompanying noise was ridiculous. I am 6’1″ and as luck would have it when seated my head was positioned dead center of the wind stream no matter how I adjusted the screen angle.
The thought of ditching the OEM screen in favor of an aftermarket windshield didn’t sit well with me because personally I like how the OEM screen looks (and as we all know, riding is all about how you look), plus it was money I’d rather not spend. So what to do?
Enter the Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor… er, Windscreen Extension. (View on Amazon.)
I call it my cone of silence
This beautiful bit o’ plastic basically turned my buffeting, loud, Tiger 800XC into the Cone of Silence. A wellness spa. Nirvana on wheels. TLDR; It’s way more gooder.
Installation took me all of 10 minutes. Seriously. No exaggeration. All you need is a flat head screwdriver and a 5mm allen wrench or hex socket.
Download PDF: Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor Installation Instructions
Pre-assemble the mounting hardware and attach it to the windscreen, slide the assembled unit over the top of your windshield, center it, tighten the mounts, adjust the angle of the screen to how you want it, tighten that down too, and you’re done.
Finding the optimum angle for the windshield extension on your particular motorcycle might take a little trial and error, but in my case I set the angle once, went for a test ride, loved it, snugged everything up one more time when I got home, and have never needed to adjust it again since. (3 years later.)
Puig is one of the big names in aftermarket windscreens and the quality of their Clip-On Windscreen Visor is exactly as I would expect. It is good solid accessory that for me has been entirely dependable.
I’ve read a couple of reviews from people saying their Puig Clip-On Windshield Visor… Windshield Extension… would come loose. Personally I have never had a problem with this even after 11,000 miles of both pavement and dirt (including a couple of off-road spills). I did recheck all the mounting hardware after the first few hundred miles of riding and now check it as part of my routine maintenance but I have not needed to re-tighten anything yet. This might vary depending on your bike and windshield. My suggestion is to make sure the mounting hardware is correctly aligned to your windscreen and well seated when installing.
Also available as fixed model
If the Clip-On model is not your style there is also Fixed Model Puig Windscreen Visor available. Personally I don’t know why anyone would want to drill holes in their windscreen when they don’t have to, but just incase I’m missing some key advantage to it, the fixed model delivers all the same benefits as the Clip-On model except you will need to drill holes through your windscreen to attach it.
Sizing & Tints
The Puig Windscreen Visor, both the clip-on and fixed models, come in three different widths (small, medium, large) and two different tints (clear and smoke). Puig recommends attaching it to windscreens that are from 3mm to 5 mm thick.
SM – screen width: 23cm x 9cm, hardware width:16cm
MD – screen width: 25cm x 10cm, hardware width: 20cm
LG – screen width: 31.5cm x 10cm, hardware width: 22cm
To help you pick the correct width for your particular motorcycle or scooter simply refer to the Puig Windscreen Visor Size Charts. That said however… it is written in German… so… ach du leiber.
For us non-German speakers, here’s the gist of what to do.
Go to the size chart section that is located toward the end of the document. Find your motorcycle in the left most column of the chart then look at the corresponding number in the right most column. That number is Puig’s recommended size for your bike.
#1 = small
#2 = medium
#3 = large
Download PDF: Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor – Installation Instructions
Download PDF: Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor – Sizing Charts
The Best $ I Ever Spent
For me, the Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor… Windshield Extension… Cone of Silence… call it what you will… has been a game changer. From the moment I installed it every single ride has been more enjoyable. There aren’t many products I can say this about. Your mileage may vary, but if you ask this rider, the Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor is some of the best $ I’ve ever spent on my motorcycle.
Ride safe. Have fun.
Products mentioned in this article
Puig Clip-On Windshield Visor
Puig Windshield Visor (Fixed)
Triumph Tiger 800 XC Adjustable High Screen Kit
Flat Head Screwdriver
Allen (Hex) Wrench
Allen (Hex) Socket Set
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I have this on my F800GS with a 18″ Cee Baileys, and while it does divert the airflow further up it might not be enough to clear your helmet (it doesn’t for me, 6’3″).