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    Yes, but you are not comparing apple to apple! Look at a F3 Limited Edition and compare it to your new RT Limited! You can't compare a $15,000 F3s to a $29,000 dollar RT Limited! Go ride a F3 Limited with a larger windshield on it and then compare the two! As you ride off with no pain in your hips and legs, you won't never look back! I even got a Doctor to discuss and check my hip out! The floor boards on the RT's are just in the wrong place for people like you and me! Don't make the mistake I made and buy another RT Limited thinking things will get better, they will not! My two senses!

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    What does the F3 Limited lack that the RT has that cannot be reasonably changed and/or added. I have a 2012 RT Limited that is getting a little long in the tooth but it is very comfortable for me. It took a long time and a lot of $$$ to get it there but it it works for now, but I keep drooling over the 3 cylinder 6 speed and the increased range that the new units have over my 998. I have also ridden a F3T and thought it was comfortable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by south GA Farm Boy View Post
    Yes, but you are not comparing apple to apple! Look at a F3 Limited Edition and compare it to your new RT Limited! You can't compare a $15,000 F3s to a $29,000 dollar RT Limited! Go ride a F3 Limited with a larger windshield on it and then compare the two! As you ride off with no pain in your hips and legs, you won't never look back! I even got a Doctor to discuss and check my hip out! The floor boards on the RT's are just in the wrong place for people like you and me! Don't make the mistake I made and buy another RT Limited thinking things will get better, they will not! My two senses!
    Hi,

    I have a 2020 RT (NOT limited) and if I decide to trade or sell I will probably purchase a 2020 or 2021 F3-T (NOT limited). The price points of these two bikes are very similar.

    Unfortunately there are not any dealers within an 1 hour ride (my silly criteria) that permits DEMO rides. I'd prefer not to make two mistakes in a row by "assuming" the 2020/21 F-3Ts riding position is "identical" to my previous 2015 F3-S.

    However, I am fairly confident that I can tell comfort just by sitting on an F-3T and whether it feels like I'm back in my saddle again (2015 F3-S) or not.

    I am encouraged that from YouTube videos that the 2020/21 F3-T windshield mounting system is a newer and light years better than my 2015 F3-S ( a windshield mounting system that never should have existed IMHO and appears is still on the 2020/21 F3-Ss). I should be able to find an attractive and functional windshield on the first try - lol. From videos the stock windshield it comes with is probably a throw away - as usual.

    The reason I prefer my 2020 RT over any other BRP on road vehicles is: 1. Looks 2. smoothness of ride 3. never owned a stock motorcycle than had such fantastic wind buffeting elimination 4. First windshield I loved in a long long time - and adjustable with a touch of a button

    5. Filling gas - more like a car. 6. Music and heated grips 7. Price Point $20K ( for me anyway). 8. Higher in the saddle and off the ground for greater visibility for myself and cagers. 9. Did I mention Looks

    I not giving up yet - not my style in life nor with this bike. Maybe in two weeks but not now. In two weeks or so I'll be ready for all the justified: "I told you so"

    Cheers
    2020 RT
    2008 RS from 2008 through 4/2015, 2015 F3-S from 4/2015 through 9/2020

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    2021 RT LTD Petrol Blue DARK delivered 9/22/20

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    2018 RT-L Dark
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluewoo View Post
    Thank you for the reference
    2020 RT
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    Hi

    First I want to thank everyone who has participated in this thread and my journey. Very Very appreciated.

    A fitting saying to my situation - "You snooze you lose"

    I decided to switch to the F3-T and then all 2020's within an unreasonable riding distance sold out - wanted that $2K discount.

    I did receive a very good offer IMHO: -$1K MSRP out the door (plus MD many fees) for a 2021 F3-T in wrong color - brown (titanium), and $18K for 2020 RT. Meaning another $3.5K. If it had been Pearl White - maybe

    It seems that during this COVID times recreational vehicles sales have boomed - we all need some relief.

    So, right or wrong, I've decide to keep RT and reevaluate come spring 2021. I really enjoy riding the RT at 50ish miles at one sitting with little to no pain. I may just trade even up for a later model F3-T. I thinking more F3-T will become available when the novelty wears off.

    I plan to evaluate F3 stock handlebar (should arrive today) and 2" riser (need to call on status - they are in stock now but no news on my pre-order). Would prefer to do both at same time but may try combo later.

    One more post to this tread should wrap it up - evaluation of bars and riser - for the curious.

    Thanks Again
    Ride Frequent and Stay Safe
    2020 RT
    2008 RS from 2008 through 4/2015, 2015 F3-S from 4/2015 through 9/2020

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