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I'm considering an 848, but is it comfortable (ish)? I'd consider Helibars and rearset to take a little weight off the wrists and stretch out my legs (6ft). I took one on a 50 mile trip and loved the engine and suspension/handling, but my wrists and neck were a little sore. I've been on a Tuono recently.

I might take it on a track every now and then, but mostly would use it for 50-150 mile trips on the backroads with occasional freeway jaunts and in town errands.

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I'm considering an 848, but is it comfortable (ish)? I'd consider Helibars and rearset to take a little weight off the wrists and stretch out my legs (6ft). I took one on a 50 mile trip and loved the engine and suspension/handling, but my wrists and neck were a little sore. I've been on a Tuono recently.

I might take it on a track every now and then, but mostly would use it for 50-150 mile trips on the backroads with occasional freeway jaunts and in town errands.

Thoughts?
Do it. You will get used to it. Promise.
 

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You know the answer to your question already. No modern sportbike is comfortable. You get used to enduring it. After riding a naked for a couple of year I would never go back except for the track. My review of the Ducati 848
 

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1098 is most certainly, for me, but I'm 5'9" as a caveat. I'm sure the 848 is similar...

My throttle hand buzzes on long highway rides but othewise no kind of fatigue anywhere. Longest I rode was about 300km and drive everyday into work when it's not raining...
 
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