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Old Aug 3rd 2019, 11:26 AM   #1
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I Ride: 1299 Panigale Final Edition, KTM 1290 Super Duke R Special Edition
Final Edition vs Yamaha R1M

Check out my friend and I trying our bikes at the RED BULL Ring in Austria.

Panigale vs R1M
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Old Aug 3rd 2019, 12:01 PM   #2
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Great video. I see the FE is stock exhaust. Curious how it would do opened up with race exhaust and map.

It seemed the FE pulled away at times? Hard to tell based on what was going on. Track times are close.


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Old Aug 3rd 2019, 02:00 PM   #3
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We were there for last years GP...stunning! Who does track days there?
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Old Aug 4th 2019, 07:59 AM   #4
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I Ride: 16R; 18 R1M
I have a 16 PaniR and a 18 R1M.
Out of the box the PaniR was just about perfect on the track for me.
The R1M needs a couple mods before Iíll be comfortable on the track with it. The stock brake pads will need to be replaced. No power, and a very dead feel to the brakes. Also the stock seat is super slippery. Just these two fixes will really change the bike.
Both bikes get out of corners really well.
For novice riders, I think the R1M would be an easier bike to ride fast.
Love them both.
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Old Aug 5th 2019, 06:05 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Big Block View Post
Check out my friend and I trying our bikes at the RED BULL Ring in Austria.

Panigale vs R1M
That guy on the 1299rFE has got to have the worst body position ive ever seen. He is pushing on those handle bars all the way through the corners. That baby gonna end up on the ground sooner than later.
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Old Aug 5th 2019, 12:26 PM   #6
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haha there was no vs there, just some easy laps around a track, which is fine it's what track days are for, improving.

That aside, what a beautiful track, I've always wanted to ride on a GP track.
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