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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-01-2012, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
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Rode the F3 today

Spartucus got his F3 yesterday and I got to ride it today!! Fantastic bike! Plenty fast, handles incredible, comfortable riding position and of course, rolling art. I want one!





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Overall how does it compare to your Panigale?

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Better riding position. My boy parts were glad to be off the Panigale. The F3 has fueling issues (not even close to the severity of the Panigales) that should be gone after the updated map is installed. Clutch lever on the F3 is not adjustable and is quite a reach. While the F3 is plenty fast, obviously the Panigale blows it away. Brakes could be better on the F3. Sound is awesome!
It's Dan's bike and brand new, so had to respect that. I'd like to womp it and really get a feel for it. Turn in is effortless and excellent. No home should be without one!

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Better riding position. My boy parts were glad to be off the Panigale. The F3 has fueling issues (not even close to the severity of the Panigales) that should be gone after the updated map is installed. Clutch lever on the F3 is not adjustable and is quite a reach. While the F3 is plenty fast, obviously the Panigale blows it away. Brakes could be better on the F3. Sound is awesome!
It's Dan's bike and brand new, so had to respect that. I'd like to womp it and really get a feel for it. Turn in is effortless and excellent. No home should be without one!
Massive congratulations to you Daniel - I know you have been waiting for ages - I need to catch up with the forum, I am not sure if you have posted up your thoughts - but I look forwrad to seeing them/finding them.

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Is the Panigale about the same size as then F3 or perhaps just slightly larger?
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Alan, didn't really pay attention to size. I did like that I could flat foot the F3.

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Thanks guys!

The bike is great.
It does have a fueling issue but when I bring it in for the first service they will upgrade the map.
The suspension is good. I think iamlance didn't notice the fueling issue as much on the F3 as he does on the Panigale because the F3 is NOWHERE nearly as powerful as the 1199.
Brakes suck... there again I am used to the brakes on the SENNA.

I rode iamlance's Panigale as he rode the F3... Panigale great bike.

The F3 needs a few little things to make it perfect for me. However, I am finally on a bike I can actually ride and enjoy, the same way I rode and enjoyed my Honda CBR600RR (hopefuly I am a better ride now than back then).
The F3 is super small, has plenty of power. I rode it like I will ride it regardless of this so called break-in period. I never held any RPM for very long, swifted through all the gears, took it close to the end of the Revs, etc.

Coming soon:
Suspension adjustment
Brake upgrade
New map

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Congrats! By any chance did you get your F3 from Goldcoast?
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