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Hey folks how goes it?!

First time street bike owner, snagged me a 2022 fresh off the lot two weeks ago. I've been waiting for one for a while now and got super lucky. Does anyone else have a 22 yet? It's an absolute blast and boy is my wallet happy with sub $20 fill ups! Whoever says small bikes are worthless ( I was told this incessantly) is just wrong. This thing is so fun, and in the Malibu canyon twisties its a weapon. I've been riding dirt bikes and raced downhill MTB's my whole life so I'm rather comfortable on it and I'm having way too much of a good time.

Plan to do a few things, get rid of the fender, get a slip on, and find some less funky lookin mirrors. I live close to a tuner and plan to get it dialed in with a slip on to smooth it out, but it's so good as is and I love it!

If anyone lives near Thousand Oaks California and wants to ride, lets go chase down some R1's in the canyons!
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I had a feeling that was the case. Due to all the calamity with covid and supply chain stuff there were no 21's and I've been waiting since December for a 22. It was an excruciating wait but now I'm way stoked!
 

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Also I am a tad curious. Ive seen some threads about people saying a tune is recommended for a slip on, others say it isn't necessary. I talked to an old Moto GP racer that i know, and he was kind of on the fence on wether or not a power commander was necessary. Im interested in the Pro Race shorty pipe, I love the look and I have no problems being loud, I would actually prefer it. Anyone got any input for me? I don't want to lean the bike out too much because I understand that is the main concern, and my commute to work is about 55 miles round trip so it'll be running around 7500-8500k for about an hour throughout my commute.
 
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