Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 review Ash On Bikes

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Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200

Before you even ride new Dorsoduro 1200, the very of the bike poses an obvious

why is it such a very small machine — a big, supermoto — when it has the ingredients needed to enter the larger and more lucrative bike class?

After the 129bhp liquid-cooled, 90-degree sits perfectly between air-cooled GS and the 150bhp Ducati while the tall chassis and travel suspension are ideal for the

The reason is a big picture one: is concerned that its image in the market is fuzzy, that don`t really know Aprilia stands for, so the first of all is bringing this sharper focus and emphasising the association with technology, and fun, and they don`t to think the adventure class is this quite sharply Maybe they started the Dorsoduro 1200 before the Multistrada was really known

Ironically then the new Aprilia is not sharp and sporty, at least not with the products of the most focused manufacturer KTM. We the 1200 on a variety of mostly dry but roads in southern Spain, and the does handle very with neutral steering and suspension, but it feels quite and slow to flick side to That will be fine for riders, but those hoping for a muscled supermoto wild will be disappointed.

The engine is built in the same offering a wide spread of and very good low rev manners mean you can trickle it around if you want, or wind open the for some really exciting

The Sport engine map option is very aggressive and even in conditions, on twisty roads and around town is just too and twistgrip sensitive. Even going for it along a fabulously road I was more comfortable and faster too using Touring

The motor is very smooth another factor in reminding you a fine basis it would be for a — okay, will be than would be, Aprilia has all but a Dorsoduro-derived adventure bike is on the

The bike comes with control, and while this as sophisticated as the RSV APRC SE`s system it still works well, although annoyingly the won`t wheelie with it on the raison d`etre of supermotos?), but you to stop the bike to turn the control off. Still, on the and sometimes treacherous roads of our route, it was a very welcome

Comfort`s not bad, although the feels quite hard a few hours aboard, and with wind protection and a tank more generous than the 15 you get, it could well an exceptionally competitive adventure

Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200

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