Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|04-21-2015, 05:00 AM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Aprilia RSV4 RF not uncrashable
Courtesy of a Spanish journalist on last weeks press launch
APRILIA'S £18,135 RSV4 RF is many things but despite its smorgasbord of electronics and gadgets, they haven't made the thing uncrashable - as proven by one of our Spanish colleagues on the bike's launch last week.
As you can see, the bike went down while braking for a right hander. Fortunately the rider was ok and the damage to the bike doesn't look too bad, although perhaps I wouldn't be thinking that if it was mine.
I've been told that there was a time when a bike launch was a week-long affair, a romantic weekend away with time to get to know each other. Now it's more like speed dating; a few sessions, a thousand new tweaks and gadgets to get your head around; it's easy to see how you could forget your braking marker.
Still, you could always rip the fairings off and stick some flat bars on it, right? Safe to say that Aprilia didn't welcome my offer of £2,000 to take it off their hands...
Video: Aprilia RSV4 RF onboard fast lap at Misano
First ride: Aprilia RSV4 RF review
Free VIP hospitality at Donington WSBK for Aprilia RSV4 RF buyers
Buyer Guide: Aprilia RSV
Aprilia RSV4 - onboard lap - Mallory Park
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|2016 Aprilia RSV4 RF First Ride||NewsBot||Racing News||0||05-19-2015 02:40 PM|
|2016 Aprilia RSV4 RF First Ride Review||NewsBot||Industry News||0||04-21-2015 10:20 PM|
|First ride Aprilia RSV4 RF review||NewsBot||Racing News||0||04-16-2015 09:50 AM|
|2015 Aprilia RSV4 RR and RSV4 RF First Look||NewsBot||Industry News||0||11-07-2014 07:30 PM|
|Aprilia RSV4 RR and RF unveiled||NewsBot||Racing News||0||11-04-2014 10:00 AM|