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The question is just about the color. Personally I've never seen a "stock" white SF-S before... I was about to buy a white base model, but I found a good deal on that S version, it's a demo bike from a local dealer here in France... I guess my question is just: shall I go for it?
 

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Looks nice to me, but you need to ask about the provenance of the bodywork. Did they swap red or black bodywork from a standard SFS with that of a white SF, leaving both looking fine, but with a new color for the SFS? That is what seems to have happened.
 

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i thought of doing the same thing with my black S, before buying it, but now i think the black is better...
 

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It matches your helmet, so that's good I guess.

Go for Black.


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I havn't seen the white in person and with a pearl you can't capture the look in a picture, so why am I responding to this I don't know.

Haha if you like it buy it! I personally like black with red frame, but then again I havn't seen the white in person. On cars I love pearl white paint jobs, so maybe it would be the same on a duc.
 

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I would have bought the white if it had been available.

but would want the carbon fibre front fender--seems like they should not have swapped that out on this bike. What about the other carbon bits? Can't tell from the pic if they're there.
 

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it makes it look portly!

something about the matching fender and tank? .. stick with the carbon fiber fender, and you may have to paint the radiator guard black?
 

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I would have bought the white if it had been available.

but would want the carbon fibre front fender--seems like they should not have swapped that out on this bike. What about the other carbon bits? Can't tell from the pic if they're there.
Other carbon bits are there. If I can get a carbon rear hugger for free, I could probably live without the carbon front fender.
 

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The alum doesn't look bad on the white bikes (mine) from 5 feet it's hard to tell it's not pearl white. I think painting the rad guards black would tend to overwhelm the whole middle of the bike in a sea of black.
Chris

Everyone may have to paint the radiator side covers in black, yes. Stupid stock color on all bikes.
 
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