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Old 26-Feb-2012, 07:52 PM
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Just Ordered an 848SF

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Just ordered the 848SF after riding one yesterday from my local dealer. Im coming back to road riding from a few years of just track riding. Found the bike really usable with plenty of power for the roads. I was soo impressed. Haven't had that much fun on a bike for years.

Can't wait to pick it up. Hopfully be mid March
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Old 26-Feb-2012, 09:12 PM
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Can't say I've seen one on the road yet, took a look at them at the NEC show and to me they make a lot more sense as a road bike than their big brother.


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Old 26-Feb-2012, 09:19 PM
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Yeah defo. I had a SFS for a weekend back in 09. Was an amazing bike but maybe a little too much for road riding. Not too sure I would need full Ohlins and mono blocks etc. Would be a nice to have but wasted on me lol
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Old 26-Feb-2012, 09:28 PM
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Would be a nice to have but wasted on me lol

you sure about that, after years of track riding you probably know a thing or two about suspension. I bought a M1100 rather than the S version with the Ohlins. Price was a big part of it as Showa forks aren't bad when setup and are easy to improve further with a few internal parts and the Ohlins rear on the S has no rideheight provision to deal with the change in rear ride height when you opt for a change of gearing. So spent the money saved by buying a new adjustable length WP Shock with Hi-Lo damping for 400


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Old 26-Feb-2012, 10:08 PM
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Lol, I had all the gear no idea tbh. Still can't and probably never will notice the difference between good stock suspension and Ohlins. Lo

The WP shock sound a good idea. Different too
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