As a habitual red bike buyer, I know one thing about people who prefer white bikes: they always lie about which color is fastest!You cant go wrong, unless you're type a speed demon who needs to go 200, the ss-s is a great bike. Get the white one, its faster:grin2:.
Welcome, nice to see another Bay Area owner! Ducati bike night is Monday 10/09 at Santana Row in San Jose. @ck_939 and I will probably be there.Well, after putting a deposit down at the beginning of August, I was finally able to pick-up my red 2018 Supersport S in last weekend!
The only problem? I'm gonna hit the 600-mile mark this weekend and I couldn't get an appointment for the first service until 10/27. Can't decide if I should change the oil myself and keep riding it or "suffer" through a couple of weeks on the 1290 Super Duke
i ran into the same issue with The Motor Cafe in Sunnyvale. they're service department is backed up 2-3 weeks. i called when i hit 500 miles assuming i could get an appointment in 4-5 days, but the next opening was in 14-15 days.The first service is a glorified oil change. I really can't see having the bike sit in my garage for 19 perfect riding days when I can easily do almost all of the work myself. Maybe I'll call the service department and see if they could squeeze me in earlier if I was willing to leave the bike with them for a couple of days.
At my current rate of 250-300 miles/week, I'll have 1000-1200 miles on the odometer by the time my service appointment rolls around!i asked the service tech if i should stop at 600 and he said that it wasn't necessary. as long as i didn't come in with 1000+ miles i would be fine. BTW, after talking to a few other Ducati owners last night at the Ducati meet, they also confirmed that they were told the same about needing to get the first service done at a certified Ducati service center or risk losing warranty status.