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It can be retrofitted 🤦‍♂️
I imagine it must be something super simple…

The dealer said the control module (?) does not come with the bike and therefore they could not do it.

Still don’t understand the reason this does not comes included from the factory.

If you have the article numbers I would need, would you mind sharing? Would I need to enable it on the dash, or would it happen automatically once everything is installed?

thanks!
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May be they changed their mind. It’s for the better however. I was excited when it came on the the K67 but unfortunately it is simply not fit for this application. Probably why they removed it. The bike will show an orange light on the dash if the tire is 2-3 psi below the recommended pressure. Which in the case of RR (and R I’m sure) is an absolutely insane 42 psi of pressure in the rear. Mind you that’s cold so once you hit it up you’d be at 45 psi and up (36 to 39 and up in front). Which is fine to save tires on long freeway ride ( why did you buy an R, RR??????) but also incredibly slippery and probably enables around 40-50ft.lbs to be put to the ground. No fun in the straights and try to do canyon carving with that I dare you, let alone track days! In other words you have to accept that if you have the system on, you will have the dash light on at all times for the tire pressure. That’s not ok with me and I turned the system off permanently on the K67. That’s ok that I won’t have to do that on this new one. Would be nice to have for detecting slow leaks but can live without it. Only mad that for the money it won’t have it but it’s of no material consequence.
 

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Come to think of it they had to make the MR and MRR under 200kg and the useless stuff had to go. They well know no one in their right mind will ride one of these bikes with 42psi in the rear and 36 in the front so that was probably an easy decision for them. Doesn’t seem it would be a lot of weight that system but every onces count when you get down to the last few grams…..
Glad they chose to remove this instead of the grip warmers 😊😊😊
 

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Good points about the TPMS Killerpitou. Adjusting tire pressure to suit riding conditions is a standard moto practice. Personally, riding with the full recommended tire pressure makes for a bumpy ride with the tires rock hard, especially after they heat up. The tradeoff is that if you pick up a nail and start losing air you won't know until things get pretty squishy.
When I had a BMW R1200RT I carried a tire patch kit and a pump in the trunk but I can't do that on the S1000RR.
Also, I used to go longer distances on the RT so sometimes I'd be out somewhere far away. The S1000RR is ridden differently, short spurts closer to home so if something happens I'm closer to help.
 

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Just happened to me on the tuono. No warning as no tmps on the tuono and it sure was pretty squishy by the time I figured it out in the middle of i70 high rolling traffic. And these supercorsa 200/55 have nothing on the walls. Nothing! Once you’re out of air you ain’t moving. As you said and guessed I was “in town” about 10 miles from my house and got home with the bike within an hour. That’s the only of the 5 mishap with the tuono which is not to blame on the tuono 😊
 

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Ordered a base MR 3 weeks ago. According to my dealer's regional rep, builds start in January with US deliveries in early Q3 2023. I hope he's wrong....
You’d be lucky (and I) if he is right….

for me end of Q1 would be perfect. Street bike is in the garage until at least mid April typically due to weather/cold in the fun spots….
 

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Few more show up every day. I’m most curious about 44teeth one. They have released their test of the 2023 RR (which they were invited to test in Spain same time as well) but they have not released anything about the MR just yet.
 
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