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So I have read tons of threads on this.

I've seen quotes from people saying they paid $150 and up to $150-$300.

I was quoted $250. I called and said I understand this is how shops make their money and I want them to stay in business as thats in my best interest.

They agreed to go to $200 (which I feel is $50 bucks higher than it should be).

From my understanding they do the following for this service:

-switch to synthetic oil
-check nuts/bolts and tighten after "break in period"
-check chain
-reset maintenance timer
-plug bike into "ducati computer system"

Anything I am missing?

I always feel like I am being "taken" on car/bike maintenance.....
 

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surely you could do all those yourself.
synthetic oil for + filter about $50
check nuts/bolts and torque. I hope you have a shop or repair manual for the torque specs
check timing belt and tension.
maintenance light- dealer only or indy Duc shop with the right tool.
 

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+1 on doing it yourself! The oil/filter change is straight forward and simple, checking bolts/cap screws easy enough if you have the tools for the job and your living arrangements allow for an area to work on your bike...
 

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So I have read tons of threads on this.

I've seen quotes from people saying they paid $150 and up to $150-$300.

I was quoted $250. I called and said I understand this is how shops make their money and I want them to stay in business as thats in my best interest.

They agreed to go to $200 (which I feel is $50 bucks higher than it should be).

From my understanding they do the following for this service:

-switch to synthetic oil
-check nuts/bolts and tighten after "break in period"
-check chain
-reset maintenance timer
-plug bike into "ducati computer system"

Anything I am missing?

I always feel like I am being "taken" on car/bike maintenance.....
Take it to Seacoast....I bring my bike up from Boston for service there. They quoted me $90 less for a yearly service ($160 as opposed to $250 for Riverside) for the synthetic oil change and the other little things they do. Just the oil and oil filter will cost you over $60...I think this is very reasonable and I trust them.
 

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i take mine to long island as well- gold coast motorsports....mine was 262 as well, i think it was a little too high
 
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