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I am considering getting an F6B or a Valkyrie. Due to some issues with my hand, I need a bike with electronic cruise control. I was planning to eliminate the Valkyrie as MCCruise didn't have anything for the Valk listed on their website. I decided to email them to see if one was in the works. They responded by updating their website with a Valkyrie specific cruise control!
http://www.mccruise.com/products/ho...-product-featuring-our-compact-electric-servo

The other must have for me is an adjustable windscreen. Apparently Madstad has one in the works. I'm hoping it ends up like the one they make for the FZ-09 with the option for a quick change fly-screen.
 

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Good thing you called that company, eh?

The windscreen seems like a good idea too. I think lots of windscreens look ugly, this one too, so I am waiting for the company to make a windscreen that doesn't look like a huge piece of clear plastic. I want there to be some design to it.
 

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I am considering getting an F6B or a Valkyrie. Due to some issues with my hand, I need a bike with electronic cruise control. I was planning to eliminate the Valkyrie as MCCruise didn't have anything for the Valk listed on their website. I decided to email them to see if one was in the works. They responded by updating their website with a Valkyrie specific cruise control!
http://www.mccruise.com/products/ho...-product-featuring-our-compact-electric-servo

The other must have for me is an adjustable windscreen. Apparently Madstad has one in the works. I'm hoping it ends up like the one they make for the FZ-09 with the option for a quick change fly-screen.
Hi,

Well...it certainly took awhile, but last week we finally got an F6C in the factory and produced a custom kit for the Valkyrie. It uses some critical parts from the MCCruise F6B kit, but is a lot easier to install because there is a lot less plastic to take off and put back. The computer is pre-calibrated - just bolt it on, run diagnostics to test everything works as advertised and away you go....

Tony
 

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I have the Vista Cruise and honestly for $30 it works really really well. The throttle response is so good that it stays pretty solid at speed with little variation and a quick adjustment when needed is really easy to do. Just a thought... Go Cruise is good too and they are about $20.
 

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The link at top is no longer active, and I can't find the product on their website. Maybe it didn't work?
 

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From 2001 to now, I have had 9 MCC's. On Connies, BKing, Hayabusa, ACE750, F6-STD, F6-IS, F6C, Burgman, etc. My hands do not work very well after 30 to 40 minutes on the bike and this device makes the difference between a maximum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 6 hours. Things break. MCC has excellent service, and they had the Burgie back on the road in 4 days, and they are in Australia!! Yes they are outrageously expensive, and worth every penny.
 

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Hi, I'm new to the forum. Just bought my Valkyrie in June as a result of a "minor" accident with my VTX1800. The insurance company totaled it. Just thought I'd let you know that the prototype Valkyrie windshield Madstad has in the works is for my bike. I'm only about 25 miles from their location here in Florida and I've been running back and forth. I've had their shields in the past and wouldn't have anything else. I also had the first shield they made for the CTX1300. The brackets they designed for F6C forks are really impressive and beautifully machined. I just put version 2 of the shield itself on this AM. Version one was too tall for me to see over comfortably. We're fighting the height issue combined with the clearance at the bottom that's required for turn signals to remain exposed. I'm going down there next week for some final changes after I put some miles on Version 2. Hoping to get to a final shape that really compliments the lines of the Valk.Hi, I'm new to the forum. Just bought my Valkyrie in June as a result of a "minor" accident with my VTX1800. The insurance company totaled it. Just thought I'd let you know that the prototype Valkyrie windshield Madstad has in the works is for my bike. I'm only about 25 miles from their location here in Florida and I've been running back and forth. I've had their shields in the past and wouldn't have anything else. I also had the first shield they made for the CTX1300. The brackets they designed for F6C forks are really impressive and beautifully machined. I just put version 2 of the shield itself on this AM. Version one was too tall for me to see over comfortably. We're fighting the height issue combined with the clearance at the bottom that's required for turn signals to remain exposed. I'm going down there next week for some final changes after I put some miles on Version 2. Hoping to get to a final shape that really compliments the lines of the Valk.
 

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Is okay. We need stuff repeated several times before it sinks in. Re. the windshield, pics and pricing, please.
I'd post pics, but I don't yet have enough posts to meet this forum's picture posting requirements. As to pricing, I don't even know what my own bill will be. The implication is that I'll get a discount for being the guinea pig and leaving my bike there for three weeks. But, at the same time, I made sure to make them aware that the new Valkyrie's marketing story and aftermarket support have not been the best.

I think that by the end of next week or the following week, all will be settled. I spoke with them by phone yesterday to tell them that the current version on my bike has worked really well. We discussed the fact that, while I have it set perfectly for me, if someone were to lower it to the lowest setting it would partially obstruct the turn signals - something they won't sell. I expect this will be a minor fix.
 

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I'd post pics, but I don't yet have enough posts to meet this forum's picture posting requirements. As to pricing, I don't even know what my own bill will be. The implication is that I'll get a discount for being the guinea pig and leaving my bike there for three weeks. But, at the same time, I made sure to make them aware that the new Valkyrie's marketing story and aftermarket support have not been the best.

I think that by the end of next week or the following week, all will be settled. I spoke with them by phone yesterday to tell them that the current version on my bike has worked really well. We discussed the fact that, while I have it set perfectly for me, if someone were to lower it to the lowest setting it would partially obstruct the turn signals - something they won't sell. I expect this will be a minor fix.
Yup. The forum rules on pic posting restrictions are a real headscratcher. I suppose there are ways to get around it. If and when you post pics, I would be especially interested in the fork brackets you mentioned and any other mount points. Currently have the OEM boulevard screen which is adequate, but may prove less than battle-worthy on multi-day rides. Don't care for the OEM tall and hope to avoid Pancho's snowplow setup.

Your windshield could very well turn out to be a one-off item given the low numbers of 2014-15 valks in the wild. One can only hope.....
 

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Yup. The forum rules on pic posting restrictions are a real headscratcher. I suppose there are ways to get around it. If and when you post pics, I would be especially interested in the fork brackets you mentioned and any other mount points. Currently have the OEM boulevard screen which is adequate, but may prove less than battle-worthy on multi-day rides. Don't care for the OEM tall and hope to avoid Pancho's snowplow setup.

Your windshield could very well turn out to be a one-off item given the low numbers of 2014-15 valks in the wild. One can only hope.....
sanmo - you could very well be correct, but I hope not. From what I can see, neither the factory shields nor any aftermarket shields have any appeal for me. They all detract from the lines of the bike and don't have the functionality or adjustability of the Madstad shields. This fact alone might provide Madstad with a few sales.

Also, this post should be my 8th post, so I think I only need two more to qualify for picture posting. And, I can think of two subjects I need to do asap; one on the gauge console bracket to accommodate the Rox pivoting riser and another on the passenger backrest/luggage rack. Will do these as soon as I can.
 
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