2011 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Aprilia Dorsoduro 750

2011 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 |

Aprilia Dosorduro Review

from the habitat of Noale, in the of Venice, Italy, the 2011 Dorsoduro 750 appeared to be just the of urban assault, canyon-carving motorcycle I was looking to get my hands on.

the type of motorcycle you might see Superbike champion Max Biaggi around town on during the

Although entomology is by no means my I couldn’t help but be struck by the in appearance between the Aprilia supermoto and the colloquially named mantis.

Of course, I was host to the provided laser green scheme and as I peered into the of this predatory vehicular I was convicted further upon the designs of headlight, windscreen, fender, hand guards, signals and antennae-like rear mirrors that protrude so.

Even the dual, under exhaust and tailpiece configuration of a mantis posterior.

Animal comparisons aside, the 2011 Dorsoduro 750 impressed me as soon as I it up. The Dorsoduro’s liquid cooled, double overhead cam, 90 V-Twin motor let out a crisp, growl that triggered an smile.

Once aboard the I found myself on tiptoes to the Dorsoduro upright, a possible for those in want of a lengthy

Although the seat height just over 34 inches, my concern was quickly allayed riding and I felt how light and the motorcycle felt beneath me.

was due in part to the Dorsoduro’s distinctive trellis and aluminum frame as as the adjustable front and rear

Additionally, the 43mm upside fork offers adjustments for spring preload and rebound The bars felt light in my the Aprilia eager to respond.

The Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 is stripped to essentials and wastes no fanfare superfluous gadgetry or plastic parts.

Make no mistake, the collective sum of its that do make the cut equal that leave no wonder was on the WSBK podium often to earn last year’s

I felt reassured under by the 4-piston radial calipers and 320 mm discs in the front and was pleasantly by the response of the seldom-used rear

With Aprilia’s Tri-Map by wire system, I found in eager anticipation of how the Dorsoduro’s 92 and 60 ft/lbs torque would to my right wrist commands as I through the local canyons and streets.

Oddly, I found what I I’d enjoy most–the Sport be, dare I say, overly and snappy.

Plainly put, it is too for my liking, even in the canyons. said, the map for the Rain mode thrills to a minimum, as would be for the setting. I’ve kept the 750 on Touring mode ever and find that to be the best of power and smooth.

The mixed instrumentation cluster is easy on the and informative, with the exception of the of fuel in the tank.

Speaking of I was a bit unimpressed at the frequency I’ve had to the gas station to satiate the Dorsoduro thirst.

The 2011 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 is a flexible enough to accommodate of all levels–as long as they are enough that they are not by the seat height. Dirt migrating to the street will be drawn to this supermoto

If the seat height isn’t an the Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 is easy to handle for the beginner, yet punchy, and nimble enough to satisfy the upper echelon riders.

green Italian mantis, I supermoto, is a bike I find to ride as often as possible, in the 45-degree morning chill on the way to

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