Talk me out of 1299 panigale s - Page 4 - Kawasaki ZX-10R.net
 17Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #31 of 35 Old 06-07-2018, 08:58 AM
GP Rider
 
mpp12's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,496
Posting Frequency
 
if you are a DYI guy forget about ducs, because they need the DEaler scaner to fix something...

on the other hand... same dyno same day.... woolich flashed gen5 with slip on 198, 1299S with termi 195hp.

love those ducs but Im really afraid of them
mpp12 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #32 of 35 Old 06-07-2018, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
GP Star
 
10roller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: so cal
Posts: 2,024
Posting Frequency
     
Quote:
Originally Posted by mpp12 View Post
if you are a DYI guy forget about ducs, because they need the DEaler scaner to fix something...
oh really, that, i didnt know, thanks.


im aware of the lower reliability issues and the extra bucks anticipated with euro bikes. but since its not my only mode of transportation i can deal with it, because its so sexy and that torque though. Like a hot chick thats good in bed, with 2 closets full of shoes.
10roller is offline  
post #33 of 35 Old 06-07-2018, 11:03 PM
GP Star
 
badexample's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Canada, British Columbia
Posts: 4,567
Posting Frequency
Images: 3
        
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlos76 View Post
Had real bad luck this spring and no chance to ride it. Rebuilding BMW's every nut and bold right now. Will post my S1000RR vs Gen4 impressions in you "fed up" thread.
Awesome Carlos!


“Ride like you are invisible.”
badexample is online now  
 
post #34 of 35 Old 06-08-2018, 01:09 PM
Post Whore
 
Older Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Posts: 5,896
Posting Frequency
           
Ducati's are hot on the body, they require maintenance that is more often and more expensive than Japanese bikes. And they are uncomfortable.

They do look and sound nice.

Older Guy is offline  
post #35 of 35 Old 06-08-2018, 05:02 PM
GP Rider
 
Ninja187's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: on the podium
Posts: 1,140
Posting Frequency
Images: 5
     
I have a 2015 1299s and I ride the shit out of it. Its an amazing bike, if your not used to twins it will take some getting used to. Yes there is some heat from the exhaust and parts are expensive. If you're just going to commute and hang out at starbucks, dont get get it.

The bike is magic and gets better the faster you ride it. Half the stuff i read posted is horse shit.
badexample and obijack like this.

GEN 4: Brembo HP calipers, Brembo HP T-Drive Rotors, Brembo RCS master cylinder, Fren Tubo SS lines, re-valved Ohlins damper, Ohlins TTX shock, Yoshimura case covers/frame sliders, Yoshimura 3/4 R77D Ti exhaust, BMC filter, Puig DB, Renthal Clip ons/sprockets, attack rearsets, Guhl flash, kawi kit throttle, Ballistic EVO2 8 cell, Annitori RL quick shifter, Dunlop rubber.
Ninja187 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki ZX-10R.net forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome