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I was at the Toronto Super Show yesterday, they had 959's!! Put down a deposit with the folks at GP Bikes, won't pick it up until April-ish.


 

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Congrats, now for the long wait... and warm weather!
 

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How's the riding position and height? You look like you're tip toeing a bit.
I found the positioning/ergos to be quite comfortable actually. The bike feels like it swings off the stand a little easier than the 899, must be the more centralized mass as it really feels like it rotates so to speak from the bottom.

I am tiptoeing slightly, I'm not a tall guy, but its wasn't something I found terribly bothersome. also of note in that picture, I'm not totally forward-to the tank- on the seat. Even so I didn't find the bikes weight 'overwhelming' to be on my toes...
 

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How's the riding position and height? You look like you're tip toeing a bit.
I'm 5'10" but have short legs. I'm a little tip toe not he bike for sure with both hands on the bars. It's not low but not crazy high either. I wouldn't describe the bike as comfortable but it's not terrible. Triumph 675 is the most uncomfortable sports bike I've ever ridden. It's nothing like that.
 

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I'm 5'10" but have short legs. I'm a little tip toe not he bike for sure with both hands on the bars. It's not low but not crazy high either. I wouldn't describe the bike as comfortable but it's not terrible. Triumph 675 is the most uncomfortable sports bike I've ever ridden. It's nothing like that.
I'm 5'7 but with longer legs. What I found nice about the panner is that it feels relatively flat. The Triumph like you mentioned and even the new R1 for that matter feel far to raised in the back. Those bikes are uncomfortable on tip toe for me...
 

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I'm 5'10" but have short legs. I'm a little tip toe not he bike for sure with both hands on the bars. It's not low but not crazy high either. I wouldn't describe the bike as comfortable but it's not terrible. Triumph 675 is the most uncomfortable sports bike I've ever ridden. It's nothing like that.
Have you by any chance been on the 899 and can compare it to the 959?

By the way... S4 and 959... good choice of toys ;)
 
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