Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah U.S.A.
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Welcome Phil! I love my F. It does everything well from commuting to weekend mountain twisties, to long haul on the straight slab. Things to look out for? Well, there is the notorious throttle snatch. It is well documented in many threads here, with a plethora of fixes including, but not limited to voodoo dolls and animal sacrifices - I'm vegetarian, and don't recommend the latter.
It seems somewhat bike dependent and also seems to have been improved over the model years (2016 to present). Mine is a 2016 and has no throttle snatch at all. Also, the rear shock is what one would expect for the price paid and if you are on the lighter side, you might need to replace it for comfort sake, unless you live in a place where the tarmac is always nice and smooth. Go for it!