“The Earth is at peace. There are no wars. There is no hunger. Honesty, courtesy and kindness are practiced by all. The world has never been more perfect. It is no longer your world.” – Melanie, The Host The Host … Continued
You can’t beat the sound of two factory Aprilia RSV4 World Superbike machines lapping the Jerez circuit in unison. The footage comes from Aprila WSBK test rider, former GP racer and TV commentator, Alex Hofmann as he joins the factory … Continued
The RSV4 R is benefitting from the same ABS and other refinements that were announced for the Factory at last month’s Intermot show in Cologne. That means one more horsepower and some minor adjustments to the position of the engine … Continued
The problem with motorcycle racers is that they grow up in a vacuum. It’s all motorcycles, motorcycles, motorcycles and more motorcycles. You can never really rely on them to act their age. Which is why, when one calls and asks … Continued
Aprilia turned up at Intermot with little beyond this ’13 model year RSV4. Looks the same, right? It mostly is, but it adds three-mode, switchable ABS and a couple of other useful features that’ll keep it sharp.
“We’re gonna ride up to Laguna on Friday,” I shouted out of my helmet. Some guy named Sean that I’d met once and his girlfriend Tammy had run out of gas on their MV Agusta and I’d stopped to see … Continued
What do you do if you’re a tiny British motorcycle company making mega-expensive parallel-twin throwbacks, struggling with funding, but still want to compete in the Isle of Man TT? Well, you call up your old friends at Piaggio, ask nicely … Continued