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If you can share a few things about your ownership of the Ducati Supersport 939, what would it be? The most liked or hated, share them with every one I am sure you won't be the only one. :)
 

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I can do without the buzzy mirrors. Lessened overall vibrations, better low end throttling would be good to have too

All else, she rock my heart!
 

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Love it, Love it, Love it!!! - No negatives, it's an overall brilliant bike. I love the usability, the comparative comfort compared to many other Ducati models, the tractable power delivery etc. etc.
There is so much to like about this bike that simply outweighs any small compromises which a rider has to adapt to with any bike.
If you're not happy with this, you're bloody hard to please
 

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I agree with the mirrors. Otherwise, the bike is fantastic. Anything that seems like a negative, I quickly realize its just a piece of the character of the bike.
 

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Positives:
Aesthetics are stunning.
A slight push on the bars and she turns in, I love the ease in the handling.
Narrow, fits easily through traffic.
Nicely geared at the bottom end and top end for ease of riding.
Sounds wonderful, even with the stock exhaust on.
Hey it's a Ducati with a L-twin, what's not to like about it.

Negatives:
Mirrors are great if one has a phobia of traffic, other than that they are pretty useless.
Could do with a bit more power. 130 -150 HP will be ideal.
Neutral is like PMS, it comes and goes and we tolerate it because we know somewhere in there is a handful of joy.
I'm still learning how to bank it in under different conditions, it's an easy bike to ride but can be a little twitchy entering tight turns. - Not always.
Service centres do not keep stock and much of it are unique stock code numbers so waiting for spares is going to be normal I'm afraid.
 

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Forgot to mention...one thing I do wish it had was keyless start. I really enjoy that on my truck and wish the bike had it, too. Very handy not to have to dig for your keys...would be extra handy to have that function on a motorcycle when wearing all the gear.
 

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Forgot to mention...one thing I do wish it had was keyless start. I really enjoy that on my truck and wish the bike had it, too. Very handy not to have to dig for your keys...would be extra handy to have that function on a motorcycle when wearing all the gear.
You always install it yourself, but 3rd party systems could cause issues if they dont have safety factored in, like accidentally shutting off when your riding.
 

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Forgot to mention...one thing I do wish it had was keyless start. I really enjoy that on my truck and wish the bike had it, too. Very handy not to have to dig for your keys...would be extra handy to have that function on a motorcycle when wearing all the gear.


Keyless ignition is a convenience - until the charge in the battery of the fob is low. I have had several bikes with keyless ignition including a Harley Road Glide, a Multistrada and an R1200RS - the RS even had a keyless gas cap! There were a couple of trips where the battery in the fob was low on charge and I had a difficult time getting the bike to start. This was particularly true in cold weather. The bikes include a workaround to get the engine going, but it is a hassle. I started carrying spare batteries for the fobs. I am at the point in my life where simpler is better. I actually prefer the low tech ignition key.
 

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Forgot to mention...one thing I do wish it had was keyless start. I really enjoy that on my truck and wish the bike had it, too. Very handy not to have to dig for your keys...would be extra handy to have that function on a motorcycle when wearing all the gear.
I took a x diavel S for a test drive on saturday, it had keyless start. I lost the key in my jacket, took me 3min to find it, scary.
 
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Mirrors are useless, I guess Italians aren't that interested in what's behind them, neutral hard to find but I am hoping that will improve after the first service and oil change, the LCD panel is a bit dated compared to the colour on on the Triumph Street Triple RS. Love everything else, especially the full Akroprovic race system (need to buy some ear plugs, ears are ringing after a ride), quickshiter and autobliper are great, riding position is perfect, looks beautiful!
 

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Love pretty much everything about it, besides the normal gripes (mirrors, false N, etc.). But I have one that I haven't seen anyone else mention- I don't like the kick-stand.

Yep, the kick-stand. I feel that the bike leans over entirely too far. In my garage before I got the rear stand, I often put a 2x6in piece of wood under the stand so it would stand up a bit more for cleaning and when I was changing the bulbs, and applying the tank protector.

As this is my first Duc, I don't know if this is standard? Or my luck I have a bent kickstand... lol

Anyways, I'll quit my whining! :)
 

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I really like the higher bars and low pegs, great handling, love the low to mid-range torque, there's plenty of power for me, like the looks. I hope they increase the tank size from 16 to 18 litres on the next model and most of all, wish the 939 had timing chains like the Panagale instead of timing belts. Then it would be perfect for me.
 

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I'd also like a longer subframe to increase pillion comfort
After all it's not as if the bikes not long enough just look at the extended arm🙄
Possibly make the seat in two parts ,so the rear pillion seat could be removed and a storage pod fitted
Sargent do a similar system I had fitted on the k13
 

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Day two of ownership... subject to change
1. mirror vibration
2. neutral shouldn't be this hard
3. heat under the seat
4. clutch lever adjustment not clear (sure it's something simple, but I can't figure it out.)
 

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If you can share a few things about your ownership of the Ducati Supersport 939, what would it be? The most liked or hated, share them with every one I am sure you won't be the only one. :)
Besides the looks, I like the riding position which is close to, but not quite, like a Monster. And the power is similar to a 999S, which is good enough without being crazy fast. Little things I like, the gear indicated, range display, and and the running lights setting.

Dislikes, +1 for the buzzy mirrors, and shouldn't these have steering dampers? I'll probably start looking for one,soon.

Otherwise it's a keeper.

Pjk
 

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Day two of ownership... subject to change
1. mirror vibration
2. neutral shouldn't be this hard
3. heat under the seat
4. clutch lever adjustment not clear (sure it's something simple, but I can't figure it out.)
yes. what he said.
 
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