Originally Posted by KHVol
AH - pardon me for asking but I have searched the thread and can't find anything on it..and since your writings are the sole reason ( "soul" reason) I am now looking for a Panigale... were you ever able to do anything about the heat issue ?
The updated heat shield helps quite a bit. Even in the original stock form the heat is no reason not to buy one, though. So do it. Every day you don't own one is a day you'll later regret.