Featured I Am Now A Streetfighter Owner

Discussion in 'Streetfighter' started by iang27, Jun 9, 2018.

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    well I have just left a deposit on an 848 Streetfighter.
    Getting a service, check over and I should have it in a week or so.

    Need a tail tidy and exhaust bracket and maybe bars as I have read that some others are more comfortable.

    It’s got pipes and lots of carbon etc so if I need anything else it can wait.

    Any tips appreciated.
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  2. Any tips...

    Chop it in for a 1098SF ;)
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  3. Congrats ,i have had mine a year today ,love it .Just enjoy it
  4. Anyone fitted different mirrors, bar end etc, any recommendations ?

    Saw some cheap £10 ones on eBay but not sure what they are like. For the price it’s worth a try.
  5. I've got the cheapo round ones on the s/f and oval ones on the Evo, both do the job really well!
  6. I have Rizoma bars on mine.

    My bar ends are flat Rizoma ones and are just decorative really. I don’t find the need for weighty bar ends to damp vibrations.

    I have some cheap Rizoma Tomok copy mirrors (they’re cheap to replace if something happens to them). Genuine Tomoks have a flat mirror which means you can’t see anything useful in them. The cheap ones have a convex mirror which means you can actually see things behind you.

    I found the original seat really uncomfortable so I have the Ducati comfort seat, which is a lot better and enables me to ride 600+ miles in a day, when I need to.

    My bike also has Giles rearsets.

    Having ridden a stock SF848 I have to say that mine feels quite different, probably due to the seat, bars and pegs as well as having the suspension set up nicely. Overall I find the bike more comfortable to ride than the Monster 1100 and Monster 1100evo that I had before. There’s more windblast on the SF, but that just helps me keep speeds legal on long runs. I can actually get to the highlands of Scotland quicker and feel more relaxed afterwards riding the SF than I ever did on the Monsters.
  7. Heard a few good reports on the Rizoma bars, not sure what model.
    Not much used for sale for them.
  8. Good colour choice:upyeah:
  9. Nice bike :upyeah: Congrats :)
  10. Nice purchase best of luck with it
  11. Thanks. The pipes wouldn’t have been my first choice but the shotguns are all fairly similar. Better than standard that’s for sure.

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    Definitely worth fitting Rizoma bars.
    They are MA10
    They supersede the MA08s
    Unlike the 1098 the 848 for some ungodly reason does,nt come with a steering damper. Damper and mounting kit are easily sourced. Its money well invested.
  13. Now I thought they had the standard damper fitted. More things to add to the list.
    Probably have to be a fork leg model which only fits the Streetfighter is it ?
  14. Never worried about the damper to be honest - but would get quick shifter
    I believe DP should be a plug straight in.

    Don’t have a major issue with the standard bars either to be fair
  15. Hi exactly which rizoma bars do you have,are you raised more upright ?
  16. I will check tomorrow morning and let you know. Having only ever test ridden a standard SF848 some weeks before I bought mine (I bought mine with the bars already fitted) I can't say if I'm more upright than standard. I can say that I'm slightly more upright than on a Monster 1100, but then the SF848 riding position is more upright according to http://cycle-ergo.com.
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  17. Looked on Rizoma and they list the MA009 bars for the Streetfighter.

    Just missed a Quickshifter on eBay by £2 !!
    Some lucky git on here ?
  18. Ian, pleased to see that you are planning to be out on a Ducati again so hope to see you at one of the usual haunts some weekend (will probably be on the CBR as I am hoping to sell my old 851).
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  20. Congratulations on your purchase....I'm loving mine......I don't have any issues with the standard bars.

    I purchased a very tastefully modded bike so it had all the goodies.....mine has a lovely Ohlins steering damper.....I've added some extra carbon but re-fitted the standard mirrors (sorry @Robarano), but I just wasn't feeling them....oh & softened the suspension off a little.

    Hope you have fun with it.
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