Originally Posted by rico2072
Love the talk about the sparing at the bar/restaurant/pub/watering hole/what ever, but you really knocked me on my ass about the valve adjustment! WOW, and I've had 2 friends buy Panigales! I can't afford the maintenance, so I might as well not even look at the bike! LOL
There are plenty of great independent shops around the country that will do Ducati maintenance for about 1/2 the price of dealers. Their work is as good or better than most dealers, although YMMV. That said, the Panigali 15,000-mile service is about double what the dealer wants to do my MTS 1200.