2011 Aprilia Shiver 750 Comparison Review — Motorcycle USA

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Aprilia Shiver 750

2011 Aprilia Shiver 750 Review

See the 2011 Aprilia 750 Video and see how this motorcycle on the street.

The Shiver 750 is Aprilia solution for motorcyclists seeking a street bike for new and experienced alike. It returns for the 2011 year with a few upgrades to it to better keep pace the recently upgraded Monster. out all the details in the 2011 Aprilia 750 First Look .

Compared to the the Shiver is a bigger motorcycle. Not does it weigh 65 pounds it feels larger dimensionally The seat itself is a bit taller the Monster’s (31.5 vs. 31.9 but not so much that it would it difficult for shorter riders to be The handlebar is positioned higher and a hair closer to the rider fosters a natural position on the

While the red-backlit instrument isn’t as sleek looking as the ’s it too is simple to read as as operate through its various via a handlebar mounted button.

The width of the bike is much than the Ducati. Part of the for its added girth is the larger fuel tank compared to the tank employed on the Monster. also makes it feel top heavy than the lightweight

However the higher capacity to a longer range of 151 miles is 18 miles farther based on our 36 MPG point higher than the average.

(Center) The 2011 Shiver 750 is powered by a 750cc engine with 4-valve heads. (Below) The 2011 Shiver has twin exhaust that exit under the

Push the starter button and the settles right into Compared to the 796’s air-cooled the Shiver’s liquid-cooled 750cc has a different pitch to it. The exhaust sounds more raspy and as compared to the Monster’s low-bass

However, it’s actually a quieter only registering at 78 dB is four points lower the Ducati. But what the sound equipment can’t pick up is the high-tech sounding mechanical that emits from the which is spun by a combination of and chain drive.

Twist the and the Aprilia’s smaller-capacity engine deliver as much immediate as the Monster. Looking at the dyno proves that the Shiver crank out as much twist until the power curves up briefly around 4500 before the Monster then to pump out more torque. The eventually arrives at its peak at 46.54 lb-ft at 7400 In terms of horsepower the curves are until 5500 rpm.

that the Monster continues to out a few extra horses until the eventually catches up at 9300 rpm a peak figure of 76.63 is just 0.36 horsepower off the

While the Shiver doesn’t out quite as much power as the the way it makes power is much feeling. The Aprilia doesn’t any of the lean-fueling condition at low rpm and the engine runs better at all rpm. of the reason why it feels superior is use of an electronic ride-by-wire engine system that removes the connection between the throttle and the throttle.

It also adds the to adjust the way the engine makes with its rider-selectable engine By holding down the starter the rider can select one of three modes (Sport, Tour and We preferred the Sport mode as it the feel of engine power. We noticed that the engine far less than the Ducati.

this in along with its ergonomics and the Aprilia is a more bike to rack up the miles on.

Aprilia Shiver 750

being slightly down on not to mention being over 15% than the Duc, the Shiver ran the quarter-mile quicker in a time of seconds at a trap speed of mph. One reason why the heavier was able to run a faster time is its final drive gearing not to added feel and response the hydraulic clutch which it easier to launch. The six-speed also offered a higher of performance than the Ducati’s.

Neutral was always easy to and we encountered far less mis-shifts the Duc. It also felt “tighter” and had less slop at the lever.

(Above) The Shiver 750 a good balance between and comfort on the street. (Center) The damping is on the soft side and apparent during aggressive

In spite of its extra heft the is almost as agile as the Monster. It into a turn with effort but once turned it feel quite as surefooted as the This is because it has the combination of pounds along with its damping settings in the suspension make the chassis more to wallowing even at a medium pace. The Shiver also like it carries its weight in the chassis which also its handling slightly.

Once turned however the chassis performs similarly to the and will surprise you with its abilities. Overall ride was also on par with the Ducati.

the Ducati, the Shiver employs a braking setup only the benefit of ABS (anti-lock brakes). A of radial-mount four-piston calipers down on 320mm rotors stopping force delivered stainless steel brake The Aprilia’s setup feels on par the Ducati.

Initial brake is mild and braking force up slightly as you pull back on the offering a good balance of stopping power.

Overall performance of these is close. But what really the Aprilia stand out from the was how much better everything From the feel and well-calibrated settings of the engine and the more and accommodating ergonomics, the Shiver is a motorcycle.

Factor in that its $8999 price tag that is a Grand cheaper than the and you simply can’t deny the Shiver 750 is the bike to have if seeking an affordable Italian

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