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Happy New Year!

My first BMW bike was a K1300S, then a R1200 RS and currently an S1000 XR. I really liked all of them but I liked the K1300 S the most.

The main reason for letting the BMW K1300 S go was the weight. I do like the XR, its very easy to ride hard and long but I am not getting the fun factor that the K1300 S provided, so I am now considering the BMW S1000 RR.

I have also had a few Triumphs, the T595, Daytona 955i, Daytona 675R, Speed Triple, Street Triple and if they came out with a new Daytona I would consider it but it doesn't appear they will make one any time soon.

I have also had a few Ducatis, a 900 Super Sport, 748 S, and a Monster 696.

So I am also considering a Ducati 959 Panigale Corse or even the Ducati Panigale V4, but boy the price tag on that beast...

The type of riding I do is lots of back roads and country rides, not much city and definitely not commuting. I am tempted to try the track since I know the Calabogie race track very well from my Porsche Club Track driving days, I am a certified Porsche Club of America High Performance Driving Instructor.

Thanks for reading.

Carm
 

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@DarR I wanted to reply to your welcome PM but couldn't due to not having posted enough but thank you for the welcome and the suggestion to post an introduction.

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Official welcome.
Your track experience will be a great asset to this forum.
I really enjoy the slim and nimble 959 and not ready to buy the V4 yet. Perhaps in a few years where I may use the 959 as a track only bike.
 
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Welcome Carm, nice intro. I suspect you won’t get as much out of a track day on the 959 as you’re used to in the Porsche club events, unless of course trying to beat your car times is a bullet point! And you’re capable of course!


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Thanks @Dingo if I get the courage to get the bike at the track its simply to be able to ride it quickly/safely or at least safer then quickly on back roads, I am full aware that 4 wheels can go around a track quicker (most times) then two wheels.
 

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Happy new year. Sorry about the pointless post but i need to get my posts up
 
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Happy new year. Sorry about the pointless post but i need to get my posts up
No worries. Here's an idea for a post: Everybody loves reading a detailed introduction. Tell us about your past and how you came about buying your 969. Future mods etc...
 
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Welcome. It seems we have similar interests... in addition to having the RR, I have had this 1986 911 since 1998.
 

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Welcome. It seems we have similar interests... in addition to having the RR, I have had this 1986 911 since 1998.
Wow! Beauty! I have instructed some students in a few of those, very interactive car and much more fun then the 991 that is like driving a Lexus...

When I was a serious Car Track nut and my Wife also co-drove we had a 1995 993 converted to an RS 3.8 Clone, it was a ton of fun, I ended up selling it to a guy in Toronto about 3 years ago.
 

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I too am an aficionado - Porsche, there is no substitute! Here's what I let go a few years back - wish I still had it! I did 164 in the car - and 168 on my 600 CBR F3 at the time... good 'ol times!
 

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@cavlino The photo you posted above is definite proof that Porches are pu$$y magnets.
 
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